If you want to be busy…

Lots to do…  Legislators need to hear Canadians want a Fisheries Act that Protects Habitat and Wildlife!  http://canaction.net/Legislators_email_Information.html

The Tyee reports that our pristine Canadian Lakes are being drained to kill them and fill them with toxic waste!  http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2012/03/23/Lake-Killing/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=230312      

“…new trend in Canadian mining. Exploiting a loophole in the Fisheries Act, mining companies — with the full blessing of the federal government — are permanently destroying pristine fish-bearing lakes by turning them into waste dumps.” 

Locally, Squamish Stan Clarke Park Cherry Trees are to be slaughtered; the meeting is not just about kids toys…  http://squamish.ca  meeting:  March 29 at the Squamish Public Library, Second Ave. across from the park…  4pm to 6pm

Then enter the Council Chambers at 7 next door to view: 

Living with Wildlife Information Session

An information session hosted by the Conservation Officer Service and Bear Aware is being held Thursday, March 29 from 7 to 8pm in the District of Squamish Council Chamber.

For more information, please contact the Bear Aware Coordinator, Meg Toom at 604.815.5066.

March 28th at Brennan Park re:  Brennan Park! 

Parks and Recreation Public Forum

The District of Squamish is inviting the public to attend a Parks and Recreation Public Forum. The forum is being held on Wednesday, March 28th, from 6 – 8 PM at Brennan Park. The purpose of the event is to get feedback from the community on parks, trails, arts & culture, recreation programs and facilities.

For more information contact the District’s planning department at 604 815 4965.

APRIL 2nd TOWNHALL MEETING 

Budget Open House / Town Hall Meeting

Council want to hear from you about how your tax dollars are spent.

Join us Monday, April 2nd at the Squamish Seniors’ Centre from 6 to 9 pm.

Free Child care for for kids over three who are out of diapers will be available.

To keep ahead of changes see the NEWS section of http://squamish.ca

2012 SQUAMISH WATERSHED CLEANUP APRIL 22nd, 2012

Last year’s inaugural cleanup was attended by volunteers including Steelhead Society

of BC members and directors, members of the community, anglers, kayakers, and

university students. An estimated 2 tonnes of garbage were removed from the

Squamish watershed area including, Cheakamus, Mamquam and Squamish rivers.

In light of last year’s success, we are planning on holding a second cleanup on April 22.

For more details, please contact:

squamishcleanup@gmail.com

Sincerely,

Matt Joyce and Gill Steele

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