World Water Day offers us a chance to reflect on our connection to water and how we can best protect it. Across the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), expanding urban footprints are threatening lands that filter water, control flooding and recharge aquifers. By guiding development in existing urban centres and protecting natural features, we can protect the source of drinking water for millions of residents. “Grow the Greenbelt to protect vulnerable water supplies” has become a rallying cry for the more than 35,000 Ontarians who wrote to the provincial government demanding greater protection for their water.
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Add your voice to grow the Greenbelt and stop decades-old sprawl
Last Chance to Defend the Greater Golden Horseshoe
This petition is now closed.
End date: Oct 31, 2016
Signatures collected: 2252
Signature goal: 800
Now is our final chance to tell the Ontario government to take the lead to protect the water, nature and communities of the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH). Important decisions will be made in the coming months. Add your voice by telling the government you want a stronger landscape, stronger laws and a stronger legacy for this region.
As 2015 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on 12 key things that we have accomplished for nature this past year. Thank you to all of our friends, followers, members, funders and sponsors. Without your support, we could not protect Ontario’s wild species and wild spaces.
The coordinated review of the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, the Niagara Escarpment Plan, and the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) is now underway. A major component of the review is a series of government-hosted public meetings.