TORONTO NATURAL SHORELINES is advocating for the preservation of natural shorelines in the Toronto area for the benefit of wildlife, water quality and public enjoyment. FRIENDS OF THE BLUFFS is working with the public to create more awareness of the area and connect with the community on projects relating to conservation, stewardship and recreation. Join us on a walking tour, shoreline cleanup, photography walk or another nature activity. Please stay in touch!
LAST CHANCE TO SAVE THE BEACH:
Deadline: 5:00 pm MARCH 29, 2019
The ministry review of the environmental assessment has been completed but there is still time to comment.
Send written comments to:
Director, Environmental Assessment and Permissions Branch
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st floor
Toronto, ON M4V 1P5
Attention: Cindy Batista, Special Project Officer
The natural features of Grey Abbey are postcard perfect. Lets preserve the beach for all!
FACT: The sand beaches of Grey Abbey and East Point represent the longest remaining natural shoreline in the Toronto area.
A proposed plan includes destroying a large part of this beach by installing hardened surfaces and armour stones which will prevent water access.
In the September 2016 Mandate letter: Environment and Climate Change, the Premier's instructions to the Minister listed protecting water and the Great Lakes as a priority, and here is the first item of results:
Reintroduced and passed a strengthened Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015, designed to give the province new tools to protect watersheds, beaches, wetlands and coastal areas.