Join In A Weekend Wetland Celebration In Niagara, Ontario – This May 28th-29th, 2016

From and For Al Friends of Wetlands in Niagara

Posted May 25th, 2016 on Niagara At Large

(A Brief Foreword Note from Niagara At Large publisher Doug Draper – Some very good friends of what are left of our wetlands and wildlife places in Niagara, Ontario, and from saving them from Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority-hatched biodiversity off-setting schemes and bulldozers asked that the following invite be circulated as widely as possible.

Niagara At Large is pleased to assist in circulating this invitation.)

Wetland Celebration

When: Saturday, May 28th, noon-6pm, Sunday, May 29th, noon to 7pm

Where: Mahtay Cafe on 241 St Paul Street in downtown St Catharines and in the streets 

Come and join us for two days of art, theatre, education, community, and celebration of Niagara Wetlands!

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In light of the current controversy surrounding Ramsey Road Forest*(and biodiversity off-setting and the Thundering Waters/Paradise community project in Niagara Falls), a celebration of the beauty of nature and the solidarity of community is in order so that we can remind ourselves of all of the good that we can accomplish when we work together.

We invite you to bring your talents. Just show up with your stuff and we will share the space!

Open Mic –

  • Performance art  biodiversity sign better
  •  Science displays
  • Natural displays
  • Wetland costumes 
  •  An installation of local visual art 
  •  Information about the ecology, politics, and importance of local wetlands 
  •  A community drawing station  – A pillow fort!
  • A space for writing letters to regional and provincial government officials 

The Maytay Café is a great place to gather and talk about all the things we can do collectively as a community to make better world. Find out more about it by clicking onhttp://mahtay.ca/ .

NOW IT IS YOUR TURN. Niagara At Large encourages you to share your views on this post.

A reminder that NAL does not post comments from anonymous sources.

Visit Niagara At Large at www.niagaraatlarge.com for more news and commentary for and from the greater bi-national Niagara region.

“A politician thinks of the next election. A leader thinks of the next generation.” – Bernie Sanders

 

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