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Celebrating Simcoe County's Natural Heritage - An evening with environmental trailblazers

Barrie, September 13, 2017 – The Oak Ridges Moraine Partnership (Ontario Nature, EcoSpark, STORM Coalition and Earthroots) and the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition will host an evening reception to celebrate Simcoe County’s natural heritage and to acknowledge the important role the community plays in protecting nature. The partnership will also recognize the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation for community efforts to achieve greater protection for water and natural systems across the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

Attention: Photo/Assignment Editors, Environment Reporters, General Interest

Who: Speakers include • David Crombie, Advisory Panel Chair for the Coordinated Land Use Planning Review • Gord Miller, former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario • Anne Bell, Ontario Nature's Director of Conservation and Education

What: A reception to Celebrate Simcoe County's Natural Heritage

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. (Presentations from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

Where: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery, Event Room 107 Dunlop Street East Barrie, ON L4M 1A6

Why: To recognize the vital role the community plays in protecting nature in Simcoe County and the Nottawasaga watershed.

For more information:
Joyce Chau, EcoSpark: 647-258-3280 x 2005,
Debbe Crandall, STORM: 647 335-8897,
John Hassell, Ontario Nature: 416-786-2171,


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