As a part of Nature Canada’s annual Nature on the Hill occasion, the Grand River Environmental Community is certainly one of many nature teams working to guard the inexperienced belt and meet the necessity to cowl 30 % of Canada’s land, waters and oceans by 2030 to guard.

Our first Nature on the Hill assembly was on March eighth and it was incredible to have Setting Secretary Steven Guilbeault cease by and attend with a giant thumbs up for Nature Canada and Biodiversity.

It is so essential that elected officers study firsthand from residents about the necessity to higher shield biodiversity and the atmosphere – particularly in a quickly warming world going through a startling fee of extinction.

By way of the Grand River Environmental Community

The Grand River Environmental Community (GREN) is a proactive voice for the atmosphere on the Grand River Watershed. Our members are activists, watchdogs, wardens, stewards and anxious residents who promote environmental consciousness and promote respect for our pure world. We work throughout our neighborhood and with all ranges of presidency to search out the sustainable options we want.

GREN is dedicated to an motion plan that protects 30 % of land and water surfaces by 2030 and combats local weather change

Our work lately has centered closely on stewardship and land safety—be it the provincial-level Ontario Greenbelt, our Protected Countryside, our Countryside Line Idea, our Environmentally Delicate Landscapes (ESLs), or our provincial-level Supply Water Safety Areas on the regional and municipal stage. All of those actions are built-in into these federal conferences the place we deal with the World Biodiversity Framework and the necessity to make sure that 30% of Canada’s land and sea is protected by 2030. We’ve championed the creation of many of those safeguards, supported all of them, and other people from all of our communities have labored to make sure long-term success.

Lately, we spoke out in favor of saving the Greenbelt and making certain a sustainable future for our communities and requested Doug Ford to maintain his Greenbelt Promise. As well as, now we have defended our visionary official plans and sought to repeal Invoice 23 to guard our countryside and farmland from city sprawl whereas defending our groundwater.

This ties in strongly with Nature Canada’s work, particularly defending biodiversity, conserving 30 % of land and water by 2030 and tackling local weather change.

You may assist!

You may assist Nature Canada and our Nature Community companions just like the Alberta Wilderness Affiliation cease and reverse wildlife loss at Nature on the Hill by sending a letter to the Prime Minister now demanding an motion plan that:

  • Defend 30 % of land and water by 2030
  • institution of additional marine protected areas
  • Helps indigenous-led conservation efforts
  • Fight local weather change by planting bushes and defending high-carbon ecosystems