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Environment

Issues

Agrichemical spraydrift

Agrichemicals are chemicals used in farming, often sprayed, to kill insects and other pests, weeds or plant diseases. Spraydrift is when spray drifts away from the target crop or area.   We want to prevent spraydrift.

Backyard burning

Burning some things creates smoke that can affect our health.  That’s why we get involved with backyard burning and waste fires.  Learn how to reduce the effects on yourself and others.

Climate change

Our increasing greenhouse gas emissions from things like transport, industry, energy production, agriculture and deforestation are causing our planet to heat at a faster rate. Once this global warming affects our weather patterns and climate, it is referred to as climate change.

Dust nuisance

Traffic on unsealed roads causes dust.  It’s a problem for the people who live close by and a problem for the environment.