Ontario Chapter

Brampton Tree Planting - September 6, 2014

Trees improve air and water quality, and mitigate climate change.  Help green our communities!  No experience necessary, there will be demonstrations on site.  Gloves, shovels, and light refreshments will be provided.  Students are eligible for volunteer hours. 

Where:  McLaughlin Valley (see map on flyer).  Major intersection is McLaughlin Road N. and Williams Parkway. 

When:  Saturday, September 6, 2014

Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Who:  Everyone is welcome!  Bring your friends and family! ... Read more »

Save David Dunlap Forest

Walk  To Save Southern Ontario’s Vanishing Forests.

By John Bacher

Today we have a bizarre situation where hard wrested environmental progress is being turned back. This is the shrinking of Southern Ontario’s forests, in the fertile agricultural area south of  the Canadian Shield.

Following the invasion of what was called Upper Canada there was a rampant destruction through burning of the forests of the land which, after Confederation, became called Ontario. Most of these forests were used to produce ashes, to manufacture soap and other products manufactured in Europe. It took sixty large maple trees to produce a single barrel of potash to be shipped across the sea. ... Read more »

Things are abuzz in Peel Region

SIERRA CLUB OF CANADA – PEEL REGION GROUP      2014 Calendar              

http://ontario.sierraclub.ca/en/peel-region-group 
https://www.facebook.com/SierraClubPeel

Sierra Meeting Dates 2014:   2nd Tuesday each month, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, 7-9pm... Read more »

Free tour and nature walk through Riverwood in Mississauga

Come join us on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Learn about the history around the Riverwood property, and walk through the scenic Gardens and River. 

See you there!

Nominees for Executive Committee Positions

The Ontario Chapter of Sierra Club Canada Foundation is seeking nominees to run for positions on its Executive Committee. Ex Com members are an integral part of the Chapter’s leadership, with responsibilities such as: fundraising and campaigns strategies, leading Chapter initiatives, and running annual meetings, to name a few.

Do you know a Club member with a strong passion for environmental issues? Have they shown leadership and initiative in bringing about positive change and inspiring others? We’d love to hear about them! You are invited to nominate yourself or someone else who you feel would make a positive addition to the Chapter leadership.

Email us at ontariochapter@sierraclub.ca

Posting closes: 
Tue, 2014-09-30 (All day)

            

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