Media Release

October 19, 2011

The Regional Municipality of York to host Greening Strategy consultations

Region asking for input into greening programs on 10th anniversary of Greening Strategy
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York is asking for resident input on its 10-year Greening Strategy during two upcoming public information sessions in the Town of Georgina and the Town of Markham.
York Regional Council approved the Greening Strategy in 2001. As part of this strategy, the Region has partnered with several organizations to help secure and protect environmentally-significant properties. The strategy also oversaw numerous educational programs, including monthly guided walks in the York Regional Forest, Nature’s Classroom and Adopt-a-Stream.
The public information sessions will provide an overview of the Greening Strategy, followed by a discussion.
Tuesday, October 25
Town of Georgina
Georgina Ice Palace
Library Annex Room
90 Wexford Drive
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 27
Town of Markham
Angus Glen Library
Meeting Room
3990 Major Mackenzie Drive
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For more information about the York Region Greening Strategy, please click on the Greening Strategy banner on the homepage of
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Media Contact: Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region
 1-877-464-9675, ext. 1232 • Cell: 905-251-6419 •

Founded in 1971, The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine municipalities
and provides services to more than one million residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.

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