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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