Urban Rivers get more love with Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program grant recipients announced

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Urban Rivers get more love with Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program grant recipients announced

TORONTO, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 – The Greenbelt Foundation and Park People are thrilled to announce the 2018 grant recipients of the Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program.

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Job Posting: Digital Media Coordinator

Are you passionate about engaging the public on environmental issues? Do you have the social media savvy to make an impact at an organizational level? Ready to make a difference by connecting with people online and on the ground?

If you're looking to work with a great team for a good cause, this might just be the career move for you! 

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is an independent, charitable organization dedicated to promoting and sustaining Ontario’s Greenbelt. The Foundation supports work to protect and restore our natural environment, strengthen the agricultural sector, and create a pattern of urban settlement that supports the Greenbelt.

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Job Posting: Grants Coordinator 2018

Position: Foundation Grants Coordinator
Duration: Permanent Position
Hours/Weeks: 40 hrs. (5 days/wk.)
 
About the Greenbelt and Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
 
Ontario's Greenbelt is an area of permanently protected green space, farmland and vibrant rural communities. It surrounds the highly urbanized Greater Golden Horseshoe, and is vital to the quality of life in southern Ontario. The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is a charitable organization, focused on supporting activities that improve knowledge and enhance the health and integrity of agricultural, natural heritage and water systems in Ontario's Greenbelt.
 
A primary function of the Foundation is grant-making. The Foundation provides funding to activities that promote and sustain the Greenbelt as a beneficial, valuable, and permanent feature, enhancing the quality of life for all residents of Ontario.
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Canada Day 2018

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Canada Day Weekend is upon us! With the summer in full swing it's time to take advantage of all the Greenbelt has to offer, from cycling the Greenbelt Route to barbecuing Greenbelt-grown food on the grill. To help you get started we've put together we've put together this handy guide:

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1,000km Cycling Route Challenges Riders to Take Trip of a Lifetime Through Greenbelt and Great Lakes

June 28, 2018

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1,000KM CYCLING ROUTE CHALLENGES RIDERS TO TAKE TRIP OF A LIFETIME THROUGH GREENBELT AND GREAT LAKES

The Grand Greenbelt and Great Lakes Cycle Route takes Ontario cycle-tourism to new levels

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Soil Testing with the Erin Soil Health Coalition

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Erica Woods, Communications Manager at Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, shares her experience at the Citizen Scientist Training held by the Erin Soil Health Coalition on May 22, 2018.

Last Tuesday, on what I hope was the last cool day of spring, Research Manager Tom Bowers and I joined a few dozen volunteers at Everdale Farm in Hillsburgh to learn about soil testing. The training was led by Ruth Knight as part of the Erin Soil Health Coalition project.

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Celebrate Bike Month 2018 by Cycling the Greenbelt Route

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From May 28 – June 30th there will be hundreds of bike related events taking place in and around the Greenbelt, including guided bike tours, festivals, art shows, film screenings and more. We encourage everyone to get out on their bike during this month, whether a seasoned rider or first timer. Aside from the clear health benefits, it’s a great way to get to know your community and discover the stunning landscape of the Greenbelt.

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Raise a Glass to Greenbelt Brews and Ciders this June

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June is a busy month for brewers in the Greenbelt! Ontario Craft Cider Week is on from June 1 – June 8 followed by Ontario Craft Beer Week from June 9 – 17. It's the perfect time to celebrate the growing “craft” scene in Ontario by raising a glass of some of finest quality libations out there. 

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