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Volunteers at the Maple Leaf Project in 2017.

Plaque to commemorate Maple Leaf Project

The Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) is proud to announce they will be unveiling a commemorative plaque this weekend at the Maple Leaf Project site. The Maple Leaf Project is a tree plantation established in 2017 in celebration of Canada’s 150 birthday and is Canada’s only maple leaf-shaped tree plantation.

The unveiling was held Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Children’s Aid Society of SD&G located at 150 Boundary Road, next to Gray’s Creek Conservation Area. This event included a tree planting, mulching and a free BBQ for volunteers.

The Raisin Region Conservation Authority would like to thank  Tree Canada, Children’s Aid Society of SD&G, Transistion Cornwall and the City of Cornwall for their support  of our @TreeCanada, #Canada150 project.  To register as a volunteer, please contact Josianne Sabourin at 613-938-3611 ext. 221, or [email protected]

About Raisin Region Conservation Authority

The Raisin Region Conservation Authority has been working effectively with our community partners for over fifty years to protect and enhance our local environment.  It carries out this role through programs and services related to water and land management, conservation, recreation and plan input/review and community education.  For more information, visit www.rrca.on.ca.

CONTACTS:

Raisin Region Conservation Authority

Normand Génier

Forestry Specialist

Phone: 613-938-3611 ext. 228

[email protected]


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