The Greenbelt: Protecting And Cultivating A Great Ontario Treasure

April 17, 2017|
The Greenbelt: Protecting And Cultivating A Great Ontario Treasure by Burkhard Mausberg
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Ontario''s Greenbelt, stretching from the Niagara Peninsula to Tobermorey, is the largest and most successful protected green space in the world. It includes the 800-km Bruce Trail, which winds past Hamilton and Toronto up to Georgian Bay. It protects the rich lands of the Oak Ridges Moraine north of Toronto and offers city dwellers, even those without a cottage, a beautiful day in the country.

Protecting the Greenbelt is one of the greatest achievements of former Ontario Liberal premier Dalton McGuinty and two Conservative premiers who preceded him. It is one of our society''s greatest gifts to our children.
Now, a decade after the Greenbelt was created, the CEO of Friends of the Greenbelt has written a coffee-table book to celebrate.

It contains gorgeous photographs of the signature charms of the Greenbelt-its waterfalls and wooded trails, lush farms, and waterways. This book also tells the story of the people who make the Greenbelt hum-the people who have set up wineries and new pubs in the Greenbelt, the organic farmers who bring their produce to farmers'' markets in town, the musicians who are inspired by its natural beauty, plus the cyclists, hikers, and rock climbers who use it as a natural playground. What emerges is a vivid portrait of the land and its people.
Burkhard Mausberg is CEO of Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and a leader in making the Greenbelt successful over the past 10 years. Before his work with the Greenbelt, he directed the environmental program of the Ivey Foundation, one of Canada''s leading family foundations. He has been CEO of several environmental organizations tha...
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Title:The Greenbelt: Protecting And Cultivating A Great Ontario Treasure
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:216 pages, 7.09 X 10.47 X 0.83 in
Shipping dimensions:216 pages, 7.09 X 10.47 X 0.83 in
Published:April 17, 2017
Publisher:Barlow Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781988025162

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