Events

Growing the Greenbelt – Guelph Town Hall Meeting

Guelph Arboretum Centre, College Ave E, Guelph, ON

Thursday June 11, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 pm

6-7 pm: meet and greet community groups

7-8:30 pm: keynote speakers
8:30-9:00 pm: curated Q&A

Our Speakers will be:

Hugh Whitely “A History of Greenspace Planning in Guelph”

David Donnelly “Growing the Greenbelt in natural heritage areas”
Faisal Moola “Economic/Environmental Benefits of the Greenbelt”

Purpose: to hear from experts on the value of expanding the Greenbelt, the benefits it will bring to Guelph, and how the threats from inappropriate development are putting our nature, source drinking water, farmlands and climate at risk; to provide citizens with information about how they can urge their municipalities and townships to include public lands along river systems and farmland in the Ontario Greenbelt.