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  1. Urban Sprawl Keeps Killing Off What Is Left Of Niagara’s Wildlife – Get Engaged In Ontario’s Greenbelt Review

    Anonymous's blog Written in Niagara at Large, this piece by John Bacher highlights the detrimental effects of urban sprawl on wildlife and ecosystems in Niagara, such as habitat fragmentation and genetic uniformity. The article also serves as a platf ...

    2015-03-24 13:27

  2. Engage in a Greenbelt Review Near You

    Anonymous's blog   For more information on the Review and ways to participate go to: http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page10882.aspx   (or the MMAH website) For more information on our wonderful Greenbelt: http://www.greenbelt.ca/ For studies on some of the ...

    2015-03-23 12:32

  3. Outdated Planning Studies Continue to Threaten What is Left of Niagara, Ontario's Natural Areas

    Anonymous's blog Written in Niagara At Large, Sierra Club’s John Bacher talks about how outdated planning studies are guiding development in Niagara Region and the significance of updating these plans to ensure protection of important wildlife and bi ...

    2015-03-23 11:05

  4. Prophetic Voice of Dr. Mike Carr Should Give Guidance in Greenbelt Review

    By John Bacher Photo: Urban Sprawl on Oak Ridges Moraine threatens health of Lake Ontario. B y: Mary Lou Bacher The province of Ontario is engaged in what is termed a decade long review of the Greenbelt Plan and its complimentary legislation, Places to Gr ...

    2015-03-10 21:27

  5. If You Care About Protecting Green Lands, Be There At Upcoming Public Consultation Sessions On Greenbelt Protection In Niagara

    Dr John Bacher Niagara At Large March 6, 2015   Many people care for our wounded earth here in the Niagara Region, but frequently despair about what can be done to preserve and protect it. Farmlands are gobbled up, forests are slashed and streams are ento ...

    2015-05-05 23:44

  6. Provincial Greenbelt Review Meetings: kick-off in Waterloo (Mar25)

    From our friend Kevin Thomason with Waterloo’s Sunfish Neighbourhood Association— The provincial government announced the formal 10 Year Provincial Greenbelt Review today.  It looks really good with the government strongly supporting the Greenbelt and a b ...

    2015-03-04 13:17

  7. Brampton Incinerator Info @ Sierra Peel Group- March 10

    Please spread the word, plan to attend, and bring a friend or two, to this special presentation in March.    BRAMPTON'S PROPOSED INCINERATOR- AT WHAT COST?   Liz Benneian, founder of Ontario Zero Waste Coalition Tuesday March 10, 7 p.m. Region of Pee ...

    2015-02-27 13:47

  8. Biodiversity Benefits Human Health

    With the link between biodiversity and human health strongly documented it is welcomed that an extensive and complex report, prepared by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) and the World Health Organization (WHO), is highlight ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  9. The Great Lakes Protection Act Must be Followed by Action

    With more than 80 percent of Ontario’s drinking water coming from Lake Ontario, Sierra Club and Ontario residents will be looking to the new Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA) for guidance and action on Great Lakes stewardship and protection.  Link to Medi ...

    2015-09-30 15:44

  10. Natural Capital Events in Peel

    As a part of our Natural Capital Campaign, Sierra Club has also been active in Peel Region!  There will be a couple of events offered in Peel, after receiving funding from TD- Friends of the Environment   and Community Foundation Mississauga Grants. April ...

    2016-04-21 10:17