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  • "Imagine my surprise on moving to Toronto to find that the city not only contains a giant ravine system—our equivalent to the canals of Venice—but that the rivers running through it also contain fish; quite a lot of them."

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  • "Truth be told, I really like riding my bike. I like it so much that I have spent nearly a cumulative year of my life on cycling holidays, and in the first week of May I had the pleasure of adding one more feather to my cycling cap."

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  • Support local producers, get outside, and get yourself Greenbelt-grown tree!

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Growing the Greenbelt Fund Team: Position open for a Grant Specialist

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Job ID #130401 - Grant Specialist


The Greenbelt Fund and Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation are non-profit organizations created to support Ontario’s Greenbelt. The organizations fund projects that strengthen the viability and sustainability of agriculture and create a richer, greener and more robust Greenbelt. To do this, they work in partnership with government, industry and NGOs.

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Growing the Greenbelt Fund Team: Position open for a Communications Manager

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Job ID# 130402 - Communications Manager

The Greenbelt Fund and Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation are non-profit organizations created to support Ontario’s Greenbelt. The organizations fund projects that strengthen the viability and sustainability of agriculture and create a richer, greener and more robust Greenbelt. To do this, they work in partnership with government, industry and NGOs.

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Growing the Greenbelt Fund Team: Position open for an Education and Outreach Specialist

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Job ID #130403 Education and Outreach Specialist

The Greenbelt Fund is a non-profit organization created to support and enhance the viability, integrity and sustainability of agriculture in Ontario’s Greenbelt and beyond. The Fund works in partnership with government, industry, and NGOs to provide grants and promote local food to the broader public sector.

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CVC Study Shows Rural Landowners Recognize the Importance of Wetlands

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March 28, 2013

CVC Study Shows Rural Landowners Recognize the Importance of Wetlands

Nearly half of all rural landowners surveyed in the Credit River watershed have wetlands on their properties and have a strong appreciation for the ecosystem function they provide, according to a new study by Credit Valley Conservation (CVC).

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ONTARIO GROUPS SEE PROMISE IN LOCAL FOOD ACT

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March 25, 2013

ONTARIO GROUPS SEE PROMISE IN LOCAL FOOD ACT

Guelph, Ontario – Local food gets support from the Government of Ontario today with the announcement of the newLocal Food Act.

The development of a provincial agriculture and food strategy breaks new ground for the Ontario government – intended to create a local food system that supports farmers, increases awareness on the importance of eating local and sets targets for public sector organizations that will be publicly reported and scrutinized.

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Watery Reflections on World Water Day

keep-calm-and-carry-on-scan.jpgIt happens without monument but its mark is enduring, touching every member of our busy office. The water, it is announced, is off. It is off for the sake of construction, arguably a good reason, but should be restored soon. We process the information then, following the advice of the British government in 1933, we:

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Congratulations to Foodshare for the Loudest Great Big Crunch Yet!

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Since 2008, FoodShare’s Great Big Crunch has been making noise in classrooms across the province. It is a day of local food education in the classroom ending with the distribution of healthy and delicious local apples and a synchronized ‘Great Big’ classroom ‘Crunch'.

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End of winter: Beautiful Bruce in all seasons

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Green Living Enterprise

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$3,000 - March 4, 2013

This funding is approved to support the Big Map Project: Ontario’s Greenspaces. The map will be showcased at this year’s Green Living Show, held in April 12th -14th.  The fund goes towards production of the map, printing costs, and any costs associated with acquiring a booth at the Green Living Show.

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Ontario Greenbelt Could Connect With More Than Five Million Ontarians

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New report released on expanding Ontario’s Greenbelt through urban river valleys

February 28, 2013 

In honour of the Greenbelt’s eighth birthday, the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance has released a report titled, Good Things Are Growing in Ontario: Expanding Ontario’s Greenbelt Through Urban River Valleys.

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