Escarpment Events - Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System Launch
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Event 

Title:
Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System Launch
When:
Jun 22, 2013 - Jun 22, 2013
Where:
Royal Botanical Gardens - Burlington
Category:
Public Events

Description

Residents of Hamilton, Burlington and beyond are invited to discover the new Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System on Saturday, June 22 at the RBG Centre in Burlington. The event is from 10:00am to 2:00pm and includes a BBQ, family activities and guided hikes through the park system. 

 

10:00 am

Welcome and remarks from Mark Runciman

10:15 am

Brief overview of the Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System by David Galbraith

10:30 am

Remarks from partners and dignitaries:

Ted McMeekin, Minister of Community and Social Affairs

Gary Carr, Halton Region Chair - Letter of Greeting, to be read aloud by Mark Runciman

Bob Bratina, Mayor of Hamilton

Rick Goldring, Mayor of Burlington

John Vice, Chair of Conservation Halton

Jim Howlett, Vice-Chair of Hamilton Conservation Authority

Patrick Deane, President of McMaster University

Neil Hester, President of the Bruce Trail Conservancy

Warren Beacham, Sanctuary Director of the Hamilton Naturalists' Club

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Informal BBQ (small fee ) and family activities

1: 00 pm - 3:00 pm

Guided hikes in Hendrie Park and adjacent areas


For more information please visit http://www.cootestoescarpmentpark.ca

Venue

Location:
Royal Botanical Gardens   -   Website
Street:
680 Plains Road West
City:
Burlington
State:
Ontario
Country:
Country: ca

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