Calgarians Share

In this section, you will find Calgarians' stories of going pesticide-free. See below for details.

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Stories

Liza Shach came from Germany 10 years ago just as cosmetic pesticides were banned across the country there to protect citizens health. She was shocked to see how many toxic pesticides are used in Calgary. Read more . . .

Mark Ouseley came to Calgary on a summer internship at the University of Calgary. He too was shocked at Calgary's pesticide use. Ottawa, his hometown has not used pesticides in theri public parks for over 15 years. Read more . . .

Cesar Cala and Marichu Antonio share their adventures in re-landscaping their yard to match Calgary's diverse eco-system. Read more . . .

David Crowe shares his perspective on why a pesticide bylaw is important. Read more . . .

Laureen Rama shares her challenges with pesticides in Calgary while recovering
from health challenges. Read more . . .

Rebecca O'Brien shares how she needs Calgary to be pesticide-free to protect her daughter's health. Read more . . .

Nancy Crites shares her concerns about the local park and keeping her own raspberry patch safe to eat when neighbour's spray pesticides. Read more . . .

Gerald Wheatley shares the joys of his lawn-free, pesticide-free yard. Beautiful photos included. Read more . . .

Dave Dz. shares his conversion from chemical to organic landscaper. Read more . . .

Ginny Brown shares her adventures with moving towards a low-maintenance natural yard. Read more . . .

Brenda Biddell shares why her children and the environment motivate her to support a pesticide bylaw. See photos of her lush, natural yard. Read more . . .

Diane McLeaghn shares her experiences of trying to avoid neighbours' pesticide use. Read more . . .

Rick Chan shares his philosophy behind his support of a pesticide bylaw and how he gets friends and families to go natural!  Read more . . .

Val McFarland shares her dog's pesticide poisoning experience. He lived and she wants a pesticide bylaw! Read more . . .

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