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Oak Ridges Moraine

The Oak Ridges Moraine Plan is a Provincial planning document that aims to protect natural resources, agricultural resources, and key ecological features and functions.

The Township of Adjala-Tosorontio is subject to the policies of both the Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt Plans, however, the policies of the Oak Ridges Moraine Plan are more protective of the natural environment and will be the predominant Plan to guide development. 490 more words

Visioning Discussion Paper

Nature Conservancy of Canada protects more of ecologically significant Toronto-area forest

KING CITY, Ont. – The Nature Conservancy of Canada has purchased two new properties in one of the Greater Toronto Area’s most biologically rich areas. 173 more words


Valley of the Mother of God

I am driving the

Valley of the Mother of God.

I did not know.

It takes me by surprise. 224 more words


Oak Ridges Moraine: Rehabilitation of the land

As discussed in the previous post about aggregate extraction,   the government does regulate the environmental aspect of aggregate extraction, through the 1990 Aggregate Resources Act. 363 more words


Oak Ridges Moraine: Aggregate Extraction

What is an aggregate?

Aggregates refer to sand, gravel and stone that are the primary raw materials used in construction of private and public infrastructure such as road ways, drainage systems, buildings and homes. 726 more words