Land Care Niagara
|Record #: NIA5547||Last Modified: 22 Jan 2018||Last Full Update: 22 Dec 2017|
|Public Comments||Office staff are frequently away conducting field work. There is no office front location, please call ahead for appointment. Meetings typically held at the Vineland Research and Innovation Center.|
|Primary Contact||Olivia Groff, Stewardship Manager|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||Niagara Region|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 28099
St Catharines, ON L2N 7P8
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||A local, environmental not-for-profit that promotes wise land stewardship and management practices. Committed to creating a healthy and sustainable rural and urban environment consisting of citizens who are knowledgeable and ecologically aware of land resource management.
The council aims to promote and enhance responsible land use practices through encouraging awareness of the range of values in the community; minimizing conflicts through information and communication; educating and providing the best information on responsible land management; and creating partnerships between landowners/land users/agencies and interest groups.
Land Care Niagara is the local delivery agent for the provincial Forests Ontario 50 Million Tree program. Visit the website for more details under 'Rural Tree Planting Program.'
Other programs include; Re-Leaf Tree Nursery (Urban Tree Planting Program), Species at Risk work and Woodworking for Nature
Volunteer, sponsorship and partnerships are a key component of the work Land Care Niagara does.
Individuals have the option of "Planting a Tree" when they visit the website
|Hours||Office 9 am- 4:30 pm|
|Application||Call or email for information on becoming a Council Member|
|Fees||None - Donations welcome. Tree Sponsorship opportunities available,email for more details.|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Natural Resources ; Federal ; Donations - Corporate ; Foundation - various|
|Service Categories||Land Conservation|
|Resources||Pamphlet - Enhancing Niagara Naturally|