One More Day – This Sunday August 20th until 5 p.m. – To Visit Campers in Thundering Waters Forest

Go Visit the  Campers and Show your Support for Saving What is Left of Niagara’s Natural Heritage – Directions to Thundering Waters Camp Below

A Brief One from Doug Draper, reporter, veteran environment writer and publisher of Niagara At Large

Posted August 19th, 2017 on Niagara At Large

A peak at the provincially significant wetlands under the canopy of trees in the Thundering Waters Forest

Niagara, Ontario – This Sunday, August 20th marks the seventh and final day of a   camp out by a group of determined Niagara area citizens working to grow more public support for saving 484 acres of Thundering Waters Forest in Niagara Falls, Ontario from at least partial urban development.

Numerous Niagara area citizens, including some of our elected representatives on local and regional councils, have already been out to show there support for saving this natural gem and what is left of the forests and wetlands in our region – and there is precious little left, including less than 10 per cent of the wetlands that were originally here.

For more on what is at stake, click on and watch the video below —

And by all means, try to gothis Sunday, August 20th, if you haven’t been up to now, and visit the forest and water defenders in the campe and signing their guest book at the camp in Thundering Waters Forest  in Niagara Falls, Ontario

Here are some directions to the camp:

From the Queen Elizabeth Highway take the McLeod St exit (exit 27), go east on McLeod.  In approximately 550 metres turn right on Dorchester Blvd.   Follow Dorchester until it appears to end (Y in the road) and turn to the right, you will still be on Dorchester Road, continue on Dorchester across the railway tracks, about 75 metres after crossing the tracks you will see a trail going into the woods. It will be marked. 

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