Lend your voice to a citizens’ campaign to save another precious piece of Niagara’s natural heritage by signing the petition below
The following petition was started by Marcie Jacklin, a resident of Fort Erie, Ontario
Posted October 29th, 2018 on Niagara At Large
A subdivision has been proposed at Waverly Beach/Erie Beach called HarbourTown Village.
We object to this proposed subdivision based on the following criteria: This location is used as a connection to nature for many Fort Erie residents and has been for many decades. It has historical significance and may contain important artifacts.
It is one of the few remaining spring migratory stop-overs for birds in the Niagara region.
This site is used by Red-headed Woodpeckers, bats, pollinators and other threatened species for feeding and breeding.
To sign the petition, click on – https://www.change.org/p/ten-story-condo-going-up-in-waverly-woods .
A Brief Footnote from Doug Draper, reporter/publisher, Niagara At Large –
I signed this petition because we have to stop destroying or putting at risk what is left of the great natural areas in Niagara, Ontario.
This is not about opposing development or growth in Niagara. There is still plenty of space within Niagara’s urban boundaries for developers to build without compromising or destroying what little is left of our vital green places.
Our municipal and provincial leaders have a responsibility to see that growth occurs in harmony with nature.
This development in the Waverly Beach location should be cancelled as soon as possible at the Fort Erie town council, Niagara regional council and provincial government level, and the developers who have been proposing to build here, as well as those proposing to build in the Thundering Waters Forest in Niagara Falls should be directed to come back with proposals to build at other sites in the region that do not put at risk precious, life-supporting ecosystems like these.
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