Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • A flitting tribute to monarchs

    June 16, 2014

    This spring we planted over 4,000 milkweed plants through our #GotMilkweed campaign, a part of the Homegrown National Park Project. More »

  • Photo: Milkweed and monarchs are missing, but you can help!

    Milkweed and monarchs are missing, but you can help!

    June 5, 2014

    It isn't new news that monarch butterflies are in trouble, or that planting milkweed will help them. More than a thousand households in Toronto joined our #GotMilkweed campaign this spring and have planted milkweed in yards and on balconies. Dozens of schoolyards and parks got milkweed too. The campaign has arguably been the largest-ever urban milkweed intervention. But it's just the beginning. More »

  • Photo: Celebrate Clean Air Day: Breathe!

    Celebrate Clean Air Day: Breathe!

    June 4, 2014

    The Air Quality Management System calls for national emission reduction standards for 15 industrial sectors, including some biggies, like electricity generation and oil and gas. More »

  • Jennifer Deol, our Punjabi by Nature outreach volunteer, joined the UBC Sikh Students Association in a morning Simran (meditation) out in nature at Spanish Banks Beach. After the Simran, Jennifer asked some of the students about their experience. Check out the video to hear what they had to say.

    Simran to sunrise

    May 30, 2014

    Have you ever woken up early to do Simran on a beach to the sunrise? If you haven't, I assure you the early morning wakeup call is worth it. I... More »

  • Photo: Enter to win a signed copy of The Sacred Balance

    Enter to win a signed copy of The Sacred Balance

    May 26, 2014

    Enter below to win a signed copy of The Sacred Balance by David Suzuki! a Rafflecopter giveaway... More »

  • Photo: Come get your homegrown (milk)weed this weekend, Toronto

    Come get your homegrown (milk)weed this weekend, Toronto

    May 22, 2014

    As a result of the wildly popular #GotMilkweed campaign to help monarch butterflies, the David Suzuki Foundation has arguably become one of the country's leading homegrown (milk)weed dealers. More »

  • David Suzuki tells U.S. journalist Bill Moyers it's time to get real

    May 16, 2014

    Bill Moyers is a U.S. TV host who raises discussion of serious issues to a level of intelligence all too rare in today's world of quick sound bites and controversy... More »

  • REaDY Summit 2014 tells a powerful story

    May 2, 2014

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, these two from the Richmond Earth Day Youth Summit on April 26 tell a story of how much young and old alike... More »

  • Photo: Join Canada's 30x30 Nature Challenge

    Join Canada's 30x30 Nature Challenge

    April 24, 2014

    Want to get healthier, happier and smarter? Try adding a daily dose of nature to your routine. Starting May 1st, we're challenging people across the country to spend 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days. More »

  • Photo: Get Growing Garden Contest 2014

    Get Growing Garden Contest 2014

    April 22, 2014

    Hey Toronto, it's FINALLY spring—time to get growing! Help create a continuous corridor of green throughout the city. More »