As you may know, the Friends of the Greeneblt Foundation hosted the Global Greenbelts Conference in Toronto, Canada from March 22nd to 24th 2011. The conference brought together a dynamic mix of people from around the world and had successul exchange of information through preseation sessions and discussion regarding to greenbelt issues.
The conference proceedings highlights some of the most prominent themes that emerged from the conference. These themes are aptly expressed through the stories of a number of different greenbelts. You can download a copy at the bottom of this article.
The conference also resulted in a call to action to establish a Global Greenbelts Network, which will be useful for sharing research and tools, successes, challenges, and good proactices and solutions.
If you would like to see what the Global Greenbelts Network is all about, check out the yahoo group found here:http://yhoo.it/iOy4sQ
You can also subscribe and stay connected with what's happening in the Network by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.