Where are we going? Our official plans give us some indication of where we will go over the next 20 years but how the plans are implemented and whether we allow the plans to be compromised is up to our representatives. As citizens in a democracy, we have the responsibility to voice our opinion to […]
Archives for December 2010
It is evident that most of King’s landowners care for the land in many ways, some contact Ducks Unlimited to restore a wetland, while others manage a forest or leave hedgerows. The Happy Valley forest, (www.fightingforcanada.ca/feature4.html) is one of the largest (1,500 acre) remaining intact deciduous forests on the Oak Ridges Moraine. Many landowners in […]
The Township of King requires a permit before dumping fill or site alteration takes place. Please contact the Township ( 905-833-5321) if you see illegal filling of wetlands, ditches or on land where no permit is visible. www.king.ca/public/bylaws.cfm A permit must be obtained before cutting a tree in King. www.york.ca/Services/Environmental/Tree-By-law/default+tree+by+law.htm Contact Cat Cybulski, R.P.F. Area […]
ATV’s running over farmers fields, on trails and illegal activities such as dumping are a big concern. If you spot questionable activity, please report it.
King currently has seven golf courses operating in our rural areas. The linked report addresses the serious concerns regarding water taking by golf courses. www.ecojustice.ca/publications/ontarios-water-hazard/attachment Well contamination from road salt is another issue affecting some landowners adjacent to commuter roads. For information on maintaining and monitoring the quality and quantity of well water, visit […]