Headed out for one last trip to the cottage before school gets underway? While spending the weekend a little closer to nature is a great thing, nature’s often overlooked when we carry our city practices to cottage country.
Good news, though: the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has put together an excellent resource in its Green Cottager Guide, freely downloadable in PDF format. The Guide itself is on the longer side, but the page also contains links to a shorter, downloadable PDF list of tips.
Although some of the suggestions are basic enough?obviously, leaving empty beer bottles on the shore is a no-no?others might make us a little more conscious of resource use. A weekend at the lake is loads of fun. Who wouldn’t want to preserve that for the future?