people that care for the moraine
habitat loss and urban sprawl in oak ridges moraine
about the oak ridges moraine
why people are concerned for the oak ridges moraine
There are 1,171 kinds of plant species in the Moraine. People are also concerned about the animals that are experiencing habitat loss because a lot of other people want to build buildings in the Oak Ridges Moraine and that causes animals to find a new home somewhere else. Other people don’t like how there is a lot of buildings being built and they don’t want it to be too crowded where they are living.
citizen groups that are working to solve the issue
During the year of 2015 Storm has been working on a conservation plan for the Moraine.
One of the goals of the Greenbelt Plan is to promote the protection and restoration of natural and open space connections between the Oak Ridges Moraine, the Niagara Escarpment, Lake Ontario, Lake Simcoe and the major river valley lands,
One of the plans is for the greenbelt is to spread the word about protection of natural and open space connection with the Oak Ridges Moraine, the Niagara Escarpment, Lake Ontario , lake Simcoe and the major river valley lands.
Local planning is now collapsing under the pressure from wealthy developers. There is a mounting crisis and the Ontario government must act now to put tough new planning controls in place. Such controls are needed to protect this provincially significant natural area and the quality of life in the GTA.
There are many rich developers so the local planning is collapsing under the pressure of the these people that are developing land which causes habitat loss for all the animals that are living in the Moraine.
Too much development on the Oak Ridges Moraine means habitat loss for hundreds of plant and animal species. Even with over four million people living nearby, the Oak Ridges Moraine is still 30 percent forested. There are so few large areas of forest left in southern Ontario that the Moraine is crucial for the survival of many threatened birds.
Local planning is now collapsing under the pressure from wealthy developers. There is a mounting crisis and the Ontario government must act now to put tough new planning controls in place.
The Ontario government is in charge of the Oak Ridges Moraine because and one of their duties is to stop urban sprawl and local planning is collapsing because of rich developers.