Help protect farmland, natural heritage and water. The Ontario government is conducting consultations on growing the Greenbelt and seeking your feedback by March 7.
While we appreciate that the Study map includes the Galt-Paris moraiine and the north and north-east parts of Brantford (newly annexed land), we call on the government to Greenbelt the Grand River watershed (see clear blue area in map above) in Brant County and throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
Image from Ontario Farmland Trust
Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Cabinet are about to make a final decision on the updated Greenbelt and Growth Plans. They have a big choice to make: protect farmland, water sources, and natural areas in and around the Greenbelt, or allow developers to pave over these areas for years to come.
This is our last chance to let the Premier and MPPs know that Ontarians support clean water and local food. Please add your voice and help push back against powerful interests lobbying to roll back these hard-earned protections.Read more
Have you explored the Trans-Canada rail trail between Hamilton and Brantford yet? Have you paddled the Grand River by canoe or kayak? The Langford Conservancy promotes eco-cultural tourism as part of its mission to protect local archeological, natural and cultural heritage. Over the years, we have partnered with various organizations (Paris to Ancaster bike race, Ontario by Bike, Environment Hamilton, Grand Experiences) to host cycling events, cycling and medicinal/edible plant walks, and canoe events.Read more