HALTON PEEL VIEWS ON BIODIVERSITY (May 22 6:00 pm) MOVED TO 66 MAIN STREET SOUTH.
5th Biodiversity Day at the Georgetown Marketplace was a great time!
Thank you to all who took time to stop and talk. Also thank you to the 14 person team that made the day possible and a big thank you to the Marketplace.
Remember that May 22 is International Biodiversity Day. Take part in the global celebration by taking action for Biodiversity on Wednesday - There is still time to register for the GreenWave! http://greenwave.cbd.int/en/home
BUSY DAY May 16!
Biodiversity Matters 4 at Georgetown District High School was a great success! Focus was Biodiversity and Wetlands. Duck Box Building, learning about wetlands, Youth Views on Biodiversity, a welcome for the Convention on Biological Diversity executive secretary, web quests, wetland jeopardy and helping youth have skills to make videos and animal ambassadors from Wild Ontario and Exotic Critter Tails.
AND!!!! P.O.W.E.R. delegated to the Niagara Escarpment Commission on the JART report. Doris Treleaven, President of P.O.W.E.R. did a great job that would have made Barbara Halsall proud!. Come visit us May 18 at the Georgetown marketplace for our Biodiversity Day celebration and find out more about what P.O.W.E.R. is doing.
Halton Hills Views on Biodiversity - May 22 5:30 - 9:00 Acton Arena
50 people maximum. Please register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org You will be sent background information we request you review prior to May 22. Light dinner is included. more information here
Acton Quarry JART response NIAGARA ESCARPMENT COMMISSION (NEC) MEETING MAY 16. 10 AM
The NEC will be hearing from planners in response to the JART on the Acton Quarry.
venue: 232 GUELPH STREET, GEORGETOWN, ON L7G 4B1
Acton Quarry FINAL Joint Agency Review Team (JART) Report Released
The JART report is intended to be written so that non-technical people can understand some of the ways the impacts from the quarry will be dealt with. With this final JART report, we are inching closer to decisions for the Acton Quarry. PLEASE take the time to review the report and give us and the decision makers (Ministry of Natural Resources, Niagara Escarpment Commission, Region of Halton, Town of Halton Hills, Credit Valley Conservation, Halton Conservation) your feedback on the report, where your concerns are, and if you support or object to the Acton Quarry new license and expansion. The people to contact for the decision makers are on pages two and three of the JART Report. If you would like, we can meet with you to help explain things the best we can. JART Report can be downloaded here. (4.2 MB). https://www.dropbox.com/s/d9sp5a8znvhxi24/jart%20final.pdf
UPDATE Canada's Draft 2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets The federal government has released a draft and is looking for feedback and direction on indicators. Information will be posted here shortly. P.O.W.E.R., through RCEN will be setting up a conference call consultation with the Federal Government. If you are interested in participating please send an email to email@example.com
Canada's Draft 2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets COMMENT PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 To view the document slides, click here
To view the email from Environment Canada, click here
Green Drinks North Halton
May 29, 2013 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Shepherd's Crook 86 Main St S, Georgetown, ON L7G 3E4
In partnership with Milton Green and Halton Peel BioDiversity Network
PLEASE help us make a difference for BioDiversity in Halton Peel vote for our project and tell your friends! click the link below and make a difference for BioDiversity and Youth
Take Action for Acton - Share Your Oppinions on the Acton Quarry
Right now, government and agencies are reviewing the new license to mine in the Niagara Escarpment, and expand the license in Ontario's Green Belt. P.O.W.E.R. is opposed to this. To find out more see http://www.escarpmentmatters.org/ActonQuarryNoThanks.aspx or send us an email to connect.
To add your voice consider sending in this letter or another statement. If you do send along something please email copy to us as well. Where does the letter need to go or for other CONCERNS/COMPLAINTS/QUESTIONS/COMMENTS/OTHER click here
Please vote for Shell Fueling change - please vote for POWER/HPBDN BioDiversity Matters Future Forests 2013 -
If you have a car please get your gas at shell and vote for our project. Don't have a car? You can still vote. for details on how to participate see events Fuelling Change on your left
POWERLINE summer 2012 edition now available on the website. next edition coming soon