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Fourth-year civil engineering students tour the construction site of the new Windsor Public Library Sandwich branch on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.Fourth-year civil engineering students tour the construction site of the new Windsor Public Library Sandwich branch on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.

Civil engineering students get sneak peek at historic renovation

UWindsor students got a first-hand look last week at the challenges engineers face when working on heritage projects.

Visual Arts and the Built Environment professor Jason Grossi and sessional instructor William Tape led 48 fourth-year civil and environmental engineering students through the site of the future Windsor Public Library branch in historic Sandwich last Friday.

Grossi said the new library holds many lessons for students.

aerial picture of WindsorThe Vital Signs survey asks residents to rate Windsor-Essex on a number of measures.

Survey taking pulse of community

How is Windsor-Essex doing as a community in which to live, work, play, and grow? A survey of residents aims to find out.

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UWindsor gardener Aaron Dickau shows St. Clair College horticulture students and instructors the diversity of native species in the Stewart Moore Carolinian Garden.UWindsor gardener Aaron Dickau (third from left) shows St. Clair College horticulture students and instructors the diversity of native species in the Stewart Moore Carolinian Garden outside the Leddy Library.

Horticulture students tour campus gardens

A group of St. Clair College horticulture students toured the UWindsor campus Friday to get a close-up look at how gardeners maintain its grounds.

Anna Noelkaramatos, Emma Hobbs, Emily Tayag, Mirandi Mcdonald, and Ivanka Pavlovich Mirandi Mcdonald, a graduate student of civil and environmental engineering, (top right) watches as Anna Noelkaramatos, Emma Hobbs, Emily Tayag, and Ivanka Pavlovich test a concept during an engineering summer camp at the University of Windsor.

Summer camp introducing youngsters to engineering concepts

UWindsor’s Engineering Lancer Summer Camp hosted 60 children last week.

Participants use the iNaturalist app to share their nature sightings during a Bioblitz. Point Pelee National Park is hosting a Bioblitz on July 21 and 22.Participants use the iNaturalist app to share their nature sightings during a Bioblitz. Point Pelee National Park is hosting a Bioblitz on July 21 and 22.

Volunteers sought for Point Pelee Bioblitz

Nature lovers will have the opportunity to leave their mark on the official species list at Point Pelee National Park this weekend.

The national park is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and is looking for volunteers and participants for its BioBlitz.

Starting at 12 p.m. on July 21, the park’s resource conservation staff will be joined by nature experts and naturalists to conduct an all-park search for different varieties of species.