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Last Call for Media: International Conference on Greenbelts to find Global Solutions for Environmental/Economic/Social Challenges

TORONTO - March 21, 2011 At a time when Canada’s international reputation on the environment is in question, we have a national treasure in our backyard and the world wants to learn from our success. You are invited to attend the first ever International Greenbelts Conference, a gathering of experts from greenbelts across the world.

What: Greenbelts: Local Solutions for Global Challenges – An international conference on greenbelts                                 

When: March 22nd- 24th, 2011

Where:  Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto-Harbourfront 

  www.radisson.com/greenbelt 

Who: If you are a Southern Ontario journalist or a reporter in Ontario’s Greenbelt with an interest in covering

             environmental, planning, food security or policy stories

Additional interesting story opportunities include five trips out into Ontario’s Greenbelt on March 22, 2011, that you are also welcome to attend. Field trips Include:

·   Niagara Culinary Trail 

·   Holland Marsh 

·   Crawford Lake Iroquoian Village/Cootes to Escarpment Park Syste

·   Rice Lake Grasslands

·   Urban Food Security (Toronto)

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For more information or to obtain your pass and sign up for a field trip contact:

Carla Balabanowicz, Communications Coordinator

Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation

Office: 416.960.0001 ext. 306

Mobile: 647.405.4310

cbalabanowicz@greenbelt.ca

Visit : www.globalgreenbeltsconference.com to view the detailed program.  

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