An animal as slender as a tissu in the wind, moving like waves on water and weaving between obstacles. Yes, it’s the snake! Did you know that there are eight species of snake in Quebec? But they’re all called «couleuvre» […]
How can you tell the difference between swamps, marshes, ponds and peatlands ?
There are four main types of wetlands. Can you identify them when you’re out in nature ? Awaken the detective in you and discover the clues that […]
L’être humain est le principal utilisateur de l’environnement. Très peu de milieux naturels ont échappé à ses diverses interventions: chasse, pêche, loisirs, exploitation agricole, forestière ou minière, développement urbain, empiétement sur les milieux riverains et aquatiques, assèchement de terres humides, […]
The water in our streams, rivers and creeks comes from somewhere. Contrary to the expression, water falls from the sky ! Its distribution in the various watercourses is governed by watersheds.
Image from Alain Lennuyeux
Do you know what a watershed is?
We are delighted to announce the publication of an article by T2 Environnement in Urbanité’s magazine. It is the Ordre des Urbanistes du Québec’s magasine. Fall’s title is CULTIVER LA VILLE: PORTRAIT DE L’AGRICULTURE URBAINE. Our article in the Practice […]
Eutro-what? Eutrophication. You know those blue-green algae in your lake at the cottage, maybe that’s one of the repercussions of eutrophication…
Eutrophication is a normal process in the life of a lake. Very slowly, organic matter accumulates, the lake fills in, […]
The shoreline is the area bordering a lake or waterway, beginning at the limit of the littoral zone. It’s a territory that begins when the ground rises above the water (high-water mark) and ends inland. The shoreline often comprises a […]
We’re delighted to invite you to discover T2 Environnement’s article in Réseau Environnement’s magasine Vecteur Environnement (September 2023) .
It’s a two-page article on a subject close to our hearts: the place of interns in science. This article is presented in […]
It’s often said that there are 2 types of people: those who live to work and those who work to live. I began my university studies according to the 1st principle. In search of a great career in business, I […]
Agriculture, water purification systems and a wide range of businesses all have wastewater to treat. A filtering marsh is a choice technic for decontaminating these water effluents. It’s sure to be of interest for plant lovers !
A filtering marsh is […]
Now that you’re familiar with aquatic plants (see July 22 article), discover phytoremediation using duckweed!
Understanding the mechanism
Phytoremediation is the decontamination of an environment using plants. Specifically, for duckweed, it is the rhizofiltration technic. The ability of certain plants to absorb contaminants […]
We’re all familiar with terrestrial plants, such as the deciduous or coniferous trees and herbaceous plants that grow around us, but can you tell the difference between them and aquatic plants? This is a short guide to recognize different types […]
We often forget that our first food source is nature. Before fields, arable and livestock farming, there were forests, plains, lakes and rivers. Even today, wilderness areas – and sometimes our own backyards – abound with edible produce! We only […]
Is a swamp just a place with waterlogged and a smelly soil? Many people know very little about wetlands and water environments, especially about the importance of preserving them.
Wetland, such as a marsh, swamp, peat bog or pond, is an […]
After the no mow May, let’s continue in the same vein for pollinators and biodiversity this summer! Why not transform some of your lawn ? You could create a better habitat for our discreet neighbors, insects and other arthropods.
Choosing a […]
Our colleague Audrey Foisy-Morissette decided to take a week of vacation this spring. Some would say that a vacation is meant to relax, but for Audrey a vacation in May is only the best opportunity to go birding! Since 2018, […]
Our winter interns have completed their internship and our summer intern is arrived. We would like to take this opportunity of this transition to introduce you to their importance for T2 Environment (T2).
First, the interns on our team contribute to the […]
When will spring return? Earlier !
Are you familiar with the concept of phenology? It is the temporality associated with key stages of species’ life cycle. It is an internal calendar of development for each species, example ; appearance of cotyledons, […]
We all know the importance of bees in pollination, but did you know that many other species such as flies pollinate flowers as well?
Pollinating species take nectar from flowers and at the same time fertilize them with pollen that they […]
On March 21, Hugo received a Distinction 2023 – Réseau Environnement award (link only in French). It is the Biodiversity Sector Distinction, one of the 11 prizes awarded at this event. It was presented at Americana the Environmental Forum and […]