Wayne Gates The First MPP To Support NPCA’s 1 Million Trees Initiative

Gates is the MPP for Niagara, Ontario Riding of Niagara Falls

“We are looking forward to the rest of Niagara’s MPPs ( St. Catharines Riding MPP Jim Bradley and Welland Riding MPP Cindy Forster) acknowledging the significance and importance of this undertaking,” – NPCA Chief Administrative Officer Mark Brickell

News from the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
Posted December 12th, 2017 on Niagara At Large

NPCA board chair Sandy Annunziata with Niagara Falls Riding MPP Wayne Gates who is embracing NPCA’s tree planting pledge. NPCA photo

Welland, Ontario. (December 4, 2017)—The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is pleased to announce Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Wayne Gates, New Democratic Party (NDP), has committed his support in helping the NPCA plant one million trees, and three million native species throughout the Niagara watershed.

“One million trees is an ambitious goal and we can’t do it alone. Having our elected officials on board, recognizing the significance of these bold plans sends a strong message to our community partners,” said NPCA Board Chair Sandy Annunziata.

“We are looking forward to the rest of Niagara’s MPPs acknowledging the significance and importance of this undertaking,” added Chief Administrative Officer Mark Brickell.

These eight initiatives are part of the organization’s long-term vision, and commitment to its legislative mandate, as set out in Section 20 of The Conservation Authorities Act, to establish and undertake programs designed to further the conservation, restoration, and management of natural resources.

For more information on these initiatives, please visit www.npca.ca/initiatives .

For more information on the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority, please visit www.npca.ca..

Sam Oosterhoff The Next Mpp To Support NPCA’s 1 Million Trees Initiative

Oosterhoff is the Niagara area MPP for riding of Niagara West-Glanbrook

NPCA board chair Sandy Annunsiata and Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP Sam Oosterhoff, who is embracing NPCA’s tree planting pledge.

Lincoln, Ont. (December 11, 2017)—The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (Npca) Is Pleased To Announce That Member Of Provincial Parliament (Mpp) Sam Oosterhoff, Has Committed His Support To Helping The Npca Plant One Million Trees, And Three Million Native Plants Throughout The Niagara Watershed.

I’m Proud To Do My Part And Help Support The Npca’s Initiative Of Planting One Million Trees Throughout The Niagara Watershed,” Said Mpp Oosterhoff On Friday.

“In His Short Time As An Mpp, Sam Has Displayed Great Leadership, Said Npca Board Chair Sandy Annunziata. “The Npca Is Proud Of This Ambitious Plan But We Can’t Do It Alone. Seeing Our Elected Officials In Niagara Join Us Sends A Powerful Message To The Communities We Serve”

The Benefits Of Trees Are Numerous, Including Improved Air And Water Quality, Improved Animal Habitat And The Reduction Of Soil Erosion. Trees Also Reduce Airborne Pollutants, And Help Moderate Temperature.

“We Realize That Planting One Million Trees Is A Huge Undertaking, And We Are Grateful That Sam Has Committed To Participate In Moving This Initiative Forward, ” Added Chief Administrative Officer Mark Brickell.

Oosterhoff Is The Second Of Four Local Mpps To Step Up To Support This Initiative; Mpp Wayne Gates Pledged His Commitment Just Last Week (Full Story Here).

Npca Recently Revealed Eight Initiatives As Part Of The Organization’s Long-Term Vision, And Commitment To Its Legislative Mandate, As Set Out In Section 20 Of The Conservation Authorities Act, To Establish And Undertake Programs Designed To Further The Conservation, Restoration, And Management Of Natural Resources.

For More Information On These Initiatives, Please Visit Www.Npca.Ca/Initiatives.
For More Information On The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority, Please Visit Www.Npca.Ca .

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One response to “Wayne Gates The First MPP To Support NPCA’s 1 Million Trees Initiative

  1. Terrific scheme but I see it as a diversion.

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