April 2015 Newsletter

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Photo – Join us at the 2015 Review
Throughout the month of April, the Province has been holding regional Town Halls across southern Ontario as part of the Co-ordinated Review of its four major land-use plans. We’ve been criss-crossing the Greater Golden Horseshoe participating in, and listening to, these historic conversations. As we enter the mid-way point of the first round of the Review process, CEO Burkhard Mausberg reflects on what he’s heard so far and why it’s so important to have your voice heard by the May 28 deadline. READ MORE...

Photo - Group going for walk in woods Jane’s Walk comes to Burlington this weekend

From May 1 to 3 join one of the many Greenbelt-themed walks throughout Burlington and nearby areas. We’ve teamed up with Jane’s Walk, the annual global festival of community-led walking tours, to facilitate dialogue on Burlington’s unique geography, natural and cultural heritage, local food, and how the Greenbelt and Growth Plans are shaping the region’s development.

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Photo - Flying Bird BREWERS PLATE TICKETS ON SALE NOW! EAT AND DRINK WITH US ON MAY 13 rewers Plate Toronto is back! One night of unlimited local food and craft beer, live music from The Worts, and a silent auction. And, for the second year-in-a-row, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is the charitable beneficiary. Come out, say hi, and enjoy delicious local food and drink!

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Photo - Headwater Hikes Postcard Explore the Greenbelt: Go on a Headwater Hike The Ontario Headwaters Institute and 19 local partners are offering guided “Headwater Hikes” across Ontario’s Greenbelt. Explore the Greenbelt's protected lakes, rivers, and streams and take advantage of the opportunity to participate in a free guided hike through some of the Greenbelt’s most magnificent terrain.


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Photo - Win a cycling holiday in the Greenbelt Greenbelt Route holiday contest ends May 15th 2015. Enter now! The much-anticipated
475 km Greenbelt Route launches on August 16 2015 with a 6-day "Special Edition" of the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure.

Enter the Greenbelt Route contest before the May 15 deadline to win a fully supported cycling holiday for two!

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More Greenbelt News

Greenbelt Friends, did you know that May 28 is the final day to submit your online feedback to the Province for the first round of the 2015 Greenbelt Review? Make sure to have your voice heard! Find out more about the Review and submit your feedback online. FIND OUT MORE...




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