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The Messenger

Nature Canada, FABN and the Aquarium presents THE MESSENGER: an artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion and the compassionate people who are working to turn the tide. The film takes viewers on a visually stunning journey revealing how the problems facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet and ourselves.

Transition Brockville Green Drinks at King's Lock Craft Distillery

Transition Brockville presents its second Green Drinks event, Sunday, May 26, 1:30 p.m., at the organic King's Lock Craft Distillery, 5 Newport Drive, Johnstown – just east of Prescott on County Road 2. Sample distillery spirits; socialize over $5 cocktails/spirits and cheese samples; learn about the cooperation between the distillery and organic partner Upper Canada Creamery: and tour the distillery. To help organizers plan, please confirm attendance at by May 24.

Buildings and their role in causing and reversing climate change

Chris Magwood, founder of the Endeavour Centre (, will present the latest information on energy efficient building and materials, illustrated with photos of many innovative green homes and their construction. Chris is obsessed with making the most energy efficient, beautiful and inspiring buildings without wrecking the whole darn planet in the attempt. He is an award-winning designer and teacher, as well as an active speaker. Learn all about the Zero House project, and how building more of them could help us turn the corner on climate change.