Month: February 2020

Feb 26 2020

Oh, yes: “#2” flows downhill…

What’s the saying? Oh, yes: “#2” flows downhill… right into our aquifers, lakes and rivers. I added the last part. But if Minister George Heyman has his way, it could soon be coming to a drinking glass near you. In a recent letter, Heyman wrote that Victoria’s biosolids strategy must include, in the long-term “a…

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Feb 17 2020

Extreme Slide Danger?

In previous years, the “EXTREME SLIDE DANGER” sign was posted prominently on the road leading to Youbou. I hadn’t seen one this year,. Slides, though, were visible in many places. The big slide that caught the couple on their way around the lake was located on a steep slope with boulders and trees dislodged by…

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