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Renee Tratch

Renee Tratch
Renee Tratch is a prairie-born, Toronto-based writer. Her move from journalism to public relations took her from Saskatchewan to Ontario (and countries in between) before settling in Toronto. She takes a weekly look at the greener side of the GTA, highlighting environmental issues affecting Toronto and ways to get your nature fix in the city. With two kids in tow, she is on the hunt for new family-friendly activities and writes about it at www.KidsinTO.com. You can follow her at @ReneeinTO
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17 of the best summer survival tips


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BioBlitz is here, are you ready?


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What you can (and can't) put in your blue bin


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How green is your green bin?


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10 ways to enjoy March break in Toronto


forest - UGC - fen 24, 2014

Eco-tourism a budding trend


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Climate change from an artist's POV


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Saving energy over the winter


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The sustainable traveler


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Canada hits an electric car milestone


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Environmental stories to watch in 2015


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Drink local this holiday season!


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Houseplants that can help clear the air


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A green letter to Santa


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Getting into the holiday spirit


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Toronto's invisible pollution


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The must-read guide to Halloween


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World’s first Homegrown National Park opens


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Municipal Election: Greenest direction?


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'Greenifying' your home for baby's arrival


TWITTER- Atlantic salmon

Watch fish fly: Salmon run up GTA rivers


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More trees please, Toronto


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Toronto’s Best Natural Playgrounds


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Nine (essential) back-to-school tips


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Rise of the urban 'bee'


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Counting down to greener games


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GTA plan: A park 16x bigger than New York's


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Swimming in safe waters


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Parking lot gardening on the rise


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Making space for green in the election


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Amazing things for kids on Spring Break in Alberta


Outdoor Vancouver

Sure-to-please options for Vancouver's spring break


GETTY- Winter family

We've got ideas for the break in Toronto


March Break - UGC - Feb 28,2014

Montreal's semaine de relâche: What to see and do


TWITTER- Evergreen Canada

Five Family Day ideas


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