< Friends of the Greenbelt - April 2016



Photo – People at farmers' Market
Getting excited for farmers’ market season? So are we! See our list on Greenbeltfresh.ca to find out when your local market is opening for the season.
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Photo - Port Credit Get the smarts on Smart Growth with this Pembina Institute primer

Using examples from across the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), a new Pembina report illuminates the benefits of compact, walkable, transit-friendly neighbourhoods.

Research and policy assistant Allie Lockhart discusses why the new publication is essential reading.

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Photo - Photos on Display Greenbelt Photo Exhibit moves to Pearson Airport Starting May 1 and continuing into the summer, the 20 winning photos from our Greenbelt Photo Contest will be on display in Pearson Airport's Malton Gallery.

Take 'em in before your flight or go for a visit - the gallery is pre-security so you can check it out anytime.


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Photo - Flower in the Forks of the Credit Bioblitz in the Credit River Watershed This year's flagship Ontario BioBlitz is taking place in the Credit River Watershed.

Read on to find out how you can participate and why we’re especially excited about this year’s BioBlitz project.




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Photo - Tree Catching up with the Credit Valley Trail
This past September, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation announced a $100,000 grant to support the creation of the Credit Valley Trail Master Plan.

Read project lead Susan Robertson’s latest Credit Valley Trail update to get the inside scoop on this visionary project.

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More Greenbelt News

Greenbelt Friends, keep an eye on your inboxes! We expect the government to release proposed amendments to Ontario’s four land use plans sometime next month. These proposed amendments will be open for public input. We don't yet know the form this public input process will take but we’ll be letting you know how you can participate as soon as we know more. To find out more about the Coordinated Land Use Review visit greenbelt.ca.