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Leah Gerber

Leah Gerber is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter based out of Waterloo Region Record. The LJI is funded by the government of Canada

Recent Work by Leah

How has recent cold snap affected your garden?

How has recent cold snap affected your garden?

'Wait until after May to do your planting and just enjoy the process of gardening. It’s an ever-changing lifestyle,' says head gardener at University of Guelph
Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Since January last year the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry received 81 reports of wild pig sightings
Gobbling up crops and trampling plants, 'wild pigs are ecological train wrecks'

Gobbling up crops and trampling plants, 'wild pigs are ecological train wrecks'

Since January last year the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry received 81 reports of wild pig sightings
Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Since January last year the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry received 81 reports of wild pig sightings
Gobbling up crops and trampling plants, 'wild pigs are ecological train wrecks'

Gobbling up crops and trampling plants, 'wild pigs are ecological train wrecks'

Although wild pigs have not established a self-sustaining population in this part of the province, wildlife expert says it would be 'great pig habitat,' with its mix of intense agriculture, woodlots and forested river banks
Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Since January last year the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry received 81 reports of wild pig sightings
Wild pigs becoming the new invasive species in southern Ontario

Wild pigs becoming the new invasive species in southern Ontario

'Wild pigs are ecological train wrecks. They are prolific breeders making them an extremely successful invasive species,' says university researcher
Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Since January last year the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry received 81 reports of wild pig sightings
Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Since January last year the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry received 81 reports of wild pig sightings
Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Ontario can still avoid going 'Hog Wild'

Since January last year the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry received 81 reports of wild pig sightings