For Immediate Release
September 19, 2012
Niagara Parks to Host Public Information Centres
Niagara Falls, ON –The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) invites local residents and members of the media to attend an information session to review the results of a recently completed environmental feasibility study on zip line concepts within the Park. Zip lines and similar aerial attractions are one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry and are a key component in the growth of eco-tourism. NPC is exploring the possibility of developing a zip line attraction at one or more locations. As early as May, 2011, in public consultations, this idea was raised as something for the Commission to examine. An environmental feasibility and impact assessment was initiated by NPC to evaluate potential effects and determine the feasibility of zip line-type attractions at two potential sites:
- Dufferin Islands
- Thompson Point
A public information centre (PIC) will be held to provide members of the community an opportunity to meet the project team, review the proposed concept, and discuss matters related to the evaluation process. There will be two sessions:
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
9172 Willoughby Drive
Niagara Falls, ON
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For more information, please contact:
Anyone with an interest in the project is invited to attend. If you cannot attend either session and would like to ask questions and/or provide comments, please forward them by September 30, 2012 to:
Acting Director, Communications, Marketing and Stakeholder Relations
(905) 356-2241 ext. 220