spring

Carpet burweed is "quite a problem," according to the TWU's assistant dean of the research faculty of natural and applied sciences. David Clements said the invasive species threatening to choke out native plants to B.C. (David Clements/Special to Langley Advance Times)

GREEN BEAT: Early detection can help protect against invaders

Biology prof encouraging eradication of carpet burweed and Asian giant hornets

  • Mar 27, 2021

 

Metro Vancouver is encouraging people to reduce the amount of garbage they generate that ends up in landfills such as this one in Delta. (Black Press Media files)

Aldergrove can help put waste in its place

Spring campaign highlights what items are accepted at transfer station and proper disposal

 

Young Alpaca at Kensington Prairie Farm. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Baby animals abundant at Aldergrove’s Kensington Prairie Farm

The farm, which also has a store, is open to visits at 1736 248 St

Young Alpaca at Kensington Prairie Farm. (Special to The Star)
Dutch liberation marked with tulips at Langley care home

Dutch liberation marked with tulips at Langley care home

Seniors received tulips thanks to a local bulb company

  • Apr 24, 2020
Dutch liberation marked with tulips at Langley care home
Matt Palmer did some significant work on the Erikson gardens, as apparent by the before and after mulching pictures. (Pam Erikson/Special to Black Press Media)

LANGLEY’S GREEN THUMB: Anxious to get ready for spring

Columnist Pam Erikson invites gardening questions via editor@langleyadvancetimes.com

Matt Palmer did some significant work on the Erikson gardens, as apparent by the before and after mulching pictures. (Pam Erikson/Special to Black Press Media)
Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Groundhogs got it wrong: spring isn’t coming soon, Weather Network says

The only part of B.C. to warm up early will be Victoria

Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin