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  1. Norval Quarry

    The Proposed Norval Quarry is located within the Greenbelt in North West Brampton, a small area rich in natural heritage along the Credit River valley. The proposed shale extraction site has a tributary of the Credit River running through it, along with o ...

    2016-06-23 12:58

  2. Norval Quarry Decision Time; Natural Heritage Policy Applied with Unprecedented Rigour

    Anonymous's blog By Janet Kuzniar The City of Brampton Council will be presented a Recommendation Report by their Planning staff on Monday  September 8, 7:00 pm, Brampton Council Chambers, Brampton City Hall. The Report, based on peer reviews, recomm ...

    2014-09-03 11:29

  3. One Sweet Day Family Fun Event April 19th

    Kristina Jackson's blog Celebrate Earth Day at our One Sweet Day Event with the Sierra Club Canada Foundation, Artists, Local Vendors, Bee Keepers and more for a day of Celebration of Honey Bees!!   The event will be held on  Saturday April 19th from ...

    2014-09-08 13:30

  4. Ontario Government Proposes Weak Agricultural and Natural Heritage System Mapping Frameworks for new Growth Plan

    Yvonne Ho's blog "The Growth Plan was intended to foster a more restrictive regulatory framework than the Provincial Policy Statement. This hope is clearly threatened for the two proposed mapping policies now under review." Currently, the O ...

    2017-08-31 15:20

  5. Ontario Passes Regs to Protect Pollinators

    Anonymous's blog   By Kristina Jackson   This month Ontario passed the first North American regulations on neonicotinoid pesticides that are tied to pollinator loss. “Neonics”, as they are often called, are a synthetic pesticide first created in the ...

    2015-06-19 11:14

  6. Ontario’s Greenbelt Through Niagara And Beyond – As Controversial As It May Be To Some Farmers and Land Developers – Must Be Expanded

    John Bacher Niagara At Large January 15, 2015 In the 2015 Greenbelt Review one of the most important objectives should be to expand the Greenbelt on lands within the watershed based borders of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA.) These lan ...

    2015-04-22 14:56

  7. Opposing the Detroit River International Crossing [Archived]

    The governments of Canada, the United States, Ontario and Michigan have come to the illogical conclusion that declining cross-border traffic requires a $5billion expenditure of public funds that will have a devastating impact upon Ontario's sensitive ...

    2017-11-23 13:01

  8. Our Natural Capital Program has a NEW Promo Video!

    Check out our cool new promo video on our YouTube Chanel!! For more information on our Natural Capital Program click here. Thank you to Community Foundation Mississauga for funding video production.   Ontario Chapter ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  9. 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

  10. Part I: Biodiversity in Ontario- Why does it matter?

    This is Part I of a 5-part blog series, as part of our Biodiversity Video Campaign. Why is Biodiversity so important for all of us here in Ontario? Watch this video as we interviewed local Ontario farmers, chefs, beekeepers, and vineyard owners to learn a ...

    2017-11-28 15:20