For Immediate Release
July 6, 2011
Friends of the Glen to Host Clean-up Day Saturday
Niagara Falls, ON – The Friends of the Niagara Glen group will be holding another Clean-up Day at the Glen on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Their efforts that day will focus on general trail clean-up as well as fire pit removal.
All are welcome to join the group at the park entrance to the Niagara Glen at the top of the main access stairs at 10 a.m. Those planning to spend the afternoon at the Glen are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch and water.
New members are always welcome to join the Friends of Niagara Parks, Niagara Glen group. Their mission is to be a self-sustaining and motivated not-for-profit community initiative that promotes land stewardship ethics, educational experiences, and sustainable outdoor recreation practices along the Niagara River corridor reserve, in concert with the mandate, mission, and vision of The Niagara Parks Commission.
The group envisions an ecologically sensitive Park area kept for future generations by increasing environmental awareness and stewardship practices through community involvement. In order to facilitate this vision, the Friends of the Niagara Glen foresee an ongoing active presence within the Park through volunteer efforts. For more information on the Friends of Niagara Glen, please visit www.niagaraparksnature.com.
The Niagara Parks Commission is an Agency of the Government of Ontario. It is NPC’s mission to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while remaining financially self-sufficient.
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For more information on Friends of Niagara Glen events, please visit www.niagaraparksnature.com
Tony Baldinelli, Communications Manager