Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association

Wilderness Eco-Adventures
Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association
$53,100 (over 1 year)
www.bpba.ca

Grant Stream: Prosperous Greenbelt
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

Year-round, guided outdoor adventures (1-3 days) on the Bruce Peninsula support environmental education, local economy and rural vitality - enhancing the benefits realized from the protected Greenbelt.

 

 

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Alternatives Inc.

Indigenous in the Greenbelt (editorial series)
Alternatives Inc.
$15,000 (over 7 months)
www.alternativesjournal.ca

Grant Stream: Prosperous Greenbelt
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

An editorial series (written / recorded / filmed) captures Indigenous perspectives and experiences connected to the Greenbelt, strengthening the cultural heritage, history and knowledge of the landscape.

 

 

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Greenbelt Fall Funding Programs Announced

Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation’s is now accepting proposals for our Prosperous Greenbelt and Resilient Greenbelt funding streams. We wish to express an interest in enhancing the role the Greenbelt’s water resource systems, including wetlands, recharge areas and river valleys, play in the continued prosperity and high quality of life offered in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. 

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Dozens of Farmers and Stakeholders Participate In Small Plot Agriculture Workshop and Farm Tour Hosted By Greenbelt Foundation In Niagara Region

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September 18, 2018

DOZENS OF FARMERS AND STAKEHOLDERS PARTICIPATE IN SMALL PLOT AGRICULTURE WORKSHOP AND FARM TOUR HOSTED BY GREENBELT FOUNDATION IN NIAGARA REGION

In partnership with the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and Niagara Region, workshop explores aspects of operating a small farm

Niagara-on-the-Lake – The Greenbelt Foundation has partnered with the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and Niagara Region to host a day-long workshop and farm tour focusing on small plot agriculture. Over 50 farmers and stakeholders are participating in the event to hear from a range of experts on the opportunities for small scale farms.

 

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The Importance of Urban River Valleys

The Greenbelt protection has extended to 21 major urban river valleys and 7 coastal wetlands across the Greater Golden Horseshoe!

The addition of the 21 urban river valleys to the Greenbelt is an important recognition of the vital role the Greenbelt plays in protecting the hydrological features we rely on for clean drinking water, flood protection, and healthy ecosystems. 

To get a better understanding about why urban river valleys are important and what's placing them at risk; we sat down with Tom Bowers, the Foundation’s Research Manager. 

 

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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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