• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Wednesday June 17: Quarrels with Quarries webinar

In Adjala-Tosorontio
Jun 7th, 2020

From the Wilderness Committee 

Aggregate mining — for gravel, sand and rocks — is big business in Ontario. The pits and quarries that go into getting these building blocks of construction also pose significant threats to wetlands, farmland, wildlife habitat and drinking water. The current Ontario government has made moves to reduce restrictions on where and how gravel pits and quarries are permitted, and it’s important that we all have the tools to stand up for the nature that protects us. Join this webinar to hear from experts about Ontario’s policy that regulates (or doesn’t) aggregate extraction and from communities that are fighting back to protect the land they love. We will also give you ways to take action to prevent deregulation of the aggregate industry.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Hosted by Katie Krelove, WC Ontario Campaigner

Confirmed Panelists:

Graham Flint: Gravel Watch Ontario

Ramani Nadarajah: Canadian Environmental Law Association

Dr Jacqueline D. Litzgus: Professor, Department of Biology Laurentian University

Jeff Monague: Knowledge Keeper, Beausoleil First Nation

Zoom details

Topic: Quarrels With Quarries Webinar
Time: Jun 17, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Link to RSVP 

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