Authors Articles by Peter Hughes

Articles by Peter Hughes

Peter Hughes
2 Articles
Peter Hughes is the Executive Director of Peterborough GreenUP. With 28 years of public service, Peter has directed a municipal Parks and Recreation department and taught in post-secondary education. Peter's formal education is in Environmental Resource science and community development. Peter has been active throughout the Greater Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, and northern Durham region as a volunteer with emerging community groups. He is an avid community builder who uses citizen science and community gardening as a way to promote active citizenship. You can follow Peter on Twitter at @ptbohughes and GreenUP at @ptbogreenup.
GreenUP is looking for Peterborough residents who are using water wisely, like Warren Dunlop who has this great rain barrel setup in his backyard (photo: Warren Dunlop)

GreenUP is looking for wise water neighbours

Organization wants to recognise and celebrate made-in-Peterborough efforts to conserve water.
GreenUP's two bee hives at Ecology Park in Peterborough, which members of the public can visit, have become an important part of the organization's programming about the importance of pollinators (photo courtesy of GreenUP)

GreenUP announces community beekeeping program

B's Bees will bring together local beekeepers, farmers, and landowners

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