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York Region Environmental Alliance

Town: York Region

Ontario Nature Region: Lake Ontario North

The York Region Environmental Alliance (YREA) is a not-for-profit, registered charitable organization. Our hands on volunteer board of directors hails from the far reaches of York Region and approves, oversees, and is directly involved with YREA projects. We have a dedicated membership and volunteer base.

Formed in 1999 to initially campaign against the cosmetic use of pesticides, the York Region Environmental Alliance (YREA) has continually expanded its mandate to address ecological issues that impact our health and the health of our environment.


To raise awareness of the impact of toxic substances on the environment and on human health and to campaign for the elimination of these substances

To identify and raise awareness of environmental issues within York Region

To promote healthy lifestyle alternatives through presentations, workshops, education and outreach

To seek ecologically sound and sustainable solutions in areas of our concern

To initiate projects designed to protect and improve the quality of the environment of York Region

To work with other government and non-government agencies, volunteers and members of the community to achieve our objectives

Visit the York Region Environmental Alliance website for more information.

For more information please contact Ontario Nature at 1-800-440-2366 or


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