World Water Day happens annually on March 22. Attention to this event increases each year as the endangered state of water and waterways becomes increasingly apparent to the general public. ...
The Upper Pitt River Valley is threatened with a proposed private power project. Northwest Cascade Power intends to divert significant amounts of water from sensitive wildlife habitat involving blasting, road building, dam construction, pipelines and transmission lines.
Together we, the people of BC, can stop this unnecessary destruction.
Public hearings are being held regarding the application to remove land from Pinecone Burke Provincial Park for a transmission line related to this private power project. These hearings are a pivotal opportunity to intercept the destruction and theft of our public resources.
Get on the bus!
On Feb. 28, the Wilderness Committee will be providing a bus to the public hearing in Pitt Meadows. Bus riders will be provided a sandwich, so please RSVP as soon as you can so we know how many to bring.
There will be pick-ups in downtown Vancouver (approx. 5: 45 pm) and in New Westminster (approx. 6:15 pm).
Contact Andrew at (604) 683-8220 or firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and for details of the trip.
Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Public Hearing
Thursday Feb. 28th
19267 Lougheed Hwy
Pitt Meadows BC
Public hearings are also scheduled on:
Monday, Feb.25: Squamish, Sea to Sky Hotel, 40330 Tantalus Road (off Hwy. 99)
Tuesday, March 4: Mission, Best Western Mission City Lodge, 32281 Lougheed Highway
The open house sessions will be open from 4 to 9 pm.
There will be presentations from 6:30 – 8:30 by the proponent and BC Parks.
We are told there will be an opportunity for questions and comments from the public during that time period.
For more info see saveourrivers.ca