On October 9, the Walrus Talks series presented “eighty minutes of thought-provoking ideas” on the subject of sustainability. Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD’s Chief Environment Officer, was one of eight speakers at the event. Karen explored the importance of forests to the sustainability of the planet.
This year, TD Forests is working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada to help protect more critical Canadian forest areas. The following capture the essence of three of those properties: Maymount, Saskatchewan; Kurian, Manitoba; and Pointe Verte, Quebec.
Habitat loss is the number one threat to species globally, and in Canada, 654 species are designated by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada as at-risk, 22 are extirpated, and 15 more are extinct, gone forever.
Studies show children are spending less time in nature than any previous generation. Some studies have suggested this may be contributing to attention deficit issues, childhood obesity and potentially other challenges and disorders.
This year during Environment Week, June 2 to 8, 42 students from Nexen volunteered their time to tackle priority conservation work on the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Boote property near Red Deer, Alberta, through the company’s ReachOut community investment program.
It has been more than a year since TD Forests was launched. What an exciting and rewarding journey it’s been, from working with the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Nature Conservancy in the U.S. to protect properties to events that saw TD employees helping to green our communities. The following photos provide a glimpse of that journey.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada recently announced the completion of its largest campaign for conservation yet: A Force for Nature. The organization raised more than $500 million dollars to conserve more than 752,000 acres (304,000 hectares) across Canada. Explore a few of these spectacular natural places.