Anonymous's blog 200 trees and shrubs were planted over the weekend in McLaughlin Valley! A big thank you to everyone who came out on September 6! More than 30 volunteers dug in with Sierra Club and CVC to reforest the area. Give yourselves a big ...
Anonymous's blog By Alyssa Beurling The Town of Ajax sits along seven kilometres of beautiful and uninterrupted shoreline along the northern side of Lake Ontario, and for over 50 years now the Town’s Council has focused on creating an open, swimmable ...
Anonymous's blog Written in Niagara At Large, Sierra Club’s John Bacher talks about how outdated planning studies are guiding development in Niagara Region and the significance of updating these plans to ensure protection of important wildlife and bi ...
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 ...
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 ...
Anonymous's blog On March 23, 2015 the Vice-Chair of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), Susan de Aveller Schiller issued a historic ruling. By her denial of Amendment 106 of the Niagara Falls Official Plan, it rescued what the Sierra Club of Ontari ...
Anonymous's blog Official Submission to the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR): Sierra Club Ontario Chapter and the SCCF Great Lakes Committee support the GL Protection Act [GLPA] because the proposed legislation creates significant new legal and pol ...
Anonymous's blog In St. Catharines a meeting was held for the provincial plan review for the Ontario Greenbelt on April 15th, and was attended by about 350 people. This large attendance was quite important, since the meeting attracted around 80 oppon ...
Anonymous's blog One of the key weaknesses in the reformed land use planning system in Ontario that was developed around 2005 and is now subject to review through public meetings is the planning black hole known as the “White Belt.” This is an area b ...
Anonymous's blog Unusual for the participants in the Ontario government’s 2015 Co-Ordinated Review of the Growth Plan, the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan is the perspective of the Mohawk env ...