Caring for Your
Greenspace Workshop

The Region of Peel Caring for Your Greenspace Workshop was an outreach and education workshop for landowners in the Region of Peel held in May 2019 as part of the Region’s Greenlands Securement Program (GSP). Coordinated and facilitated by Region of Peel’s Heather Hewitt, Intermediate Planner, Regional Planning and Growth Management Division, and Orland Conservation, the 2019 workshop is the third landowner workshop delivered since the GSP began in 2006. Orland Conservation also managed by two previous landowner workshops with Region of Peel in 2016 and 2008.

The Caring for Your Greenspace Workshop took place on Monday, May 6th, at the Caledon East Community Complex in Caledon. The evening event consisted of a program of speakers covering a range of topics related to land conservation, stewardship, tax benefits, and estate planning, and informative displays by regional partners.

Presentations

  • Region of Peel
  • Toronto & Region Conservation Authority
  • Credit Valley Conservation
  • Orland Conservation
  • ProInsure ProActive Business Insurance

Information Displays

  • Credit Valley Conservation
  • Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust
  • Region of Peel
  • Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

A selection of brochures and booklets from various Ontario conservation organizations on land securement, stewardship, the Ecogifts Program, and farming/local food were available to workshop participants including the Region of Peel GSP Our Greenlands Legacy brochure designed by Orland Conservation.

Workshop Report

A final report was produced by Orland Conservation with recommendations for future workshops and land securement efforts in the Region of Peel based on participant feedback and the results of previous workshops.

The Caring for Your Greenspace workshop was supported by the following partner organizations:

 
Credit Valley Conservation
 

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Robert Orland
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