ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT COURTICE NORTH WAS DESIGNATED IN
1998/99 BY THE MNR AS THE LARGEST PROVINCIALLY SIGNIFICANT WETLAND COMPLEX IN
Does it mean that it will get more protection than before? Our fresh air and clean water depends on wetlands like this one. Everybody should be involved in its protection. What
are you doing to help?
of the Farewell is a non-profit group...a grassroots online community that unites
residents of Clarington with an interest in environmental issues. All of us at FOF are
dedicated to providing you with the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on
environmental issues impacting Clarington available. Thanks for joining our community, and
if you have any comments or questions or need more information,
(click on mailbox below).
deals mainly with concerns and problems of COURTICE, Ontario, which is within the municipality of Clarington, about 40 minutes from
Toronto. Courtice is located on Lake Ontario, bounded on the west by Oshawa, with
Bowmanville to the east, and south of the Oak Ridges Moraine.
Please put your comments on any
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Farewell Message Forum
To make our
surroundings we live in as pleasurable, livable and healthy as possible cannot be
accomplished without help and participation of all who live or work in this area, current,
new residents, business, schools and the government.
The area covers part of Oshawa/Clarington along Farewell,
Harmony and Black Creeks watershed.
This area is very
fragile, therefore it requires
and YOUR HELP.
YOU CAN TAKE PART IN SHAPING, IMPROVING AND REPAIRING OF THE LAND YOU LIVE
IN FOR YOUR BENEFIT... FOR YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY.
AIR, SOIL and WATER
quality depend on our actions and
on decisions of our governments. In order to understand what
is happening with our environment we live in, you must first
be aware of and know the area you live in. Unfortunately,
not many people have that awareness. We would like to
help you to know and understand your area, so that you will
be aware of what this land needs. This could ensure your
healthy lives and generate more appreciation for
the land around you. Remember:
WE ONLY GET OUT OF THIS WORLD
WHAT WE PUT INTO IT.
On these pages you will
find information that could supply you with
basic knowledge of this area just by clicking on the topic.
We need volunteers to expand on these points,
so your input would be appreciated.
Map Links page for maps of
the area including CLOCA and Regional Sensitivity maps, CLOCA water table and Significant
Forest and Wildlife Maps, Courtice wetland and urban boundary maps.
Visit the Clarington and Durham Region
Friends of the Farewell
comments and or questions or concerns regarding Clarington or Durham Region issues (local
politics, environment, development, etc.)
Provincially Significant Wetlands in
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