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Meet with Grantham Ward Councillors

A good chance to chat with our Grantham Ward Councillors!

General Membership Meeting

The Friends of Walker’s Creek is hosting a General Membership Meeting…

 

When:

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Time:

7:00 PM

Where:

Grantham Lions Club (Niagara Street at Parnell Road) – Please use the Parnell Rd entrance

 

Josh Diamond, our Guest Speaker, is a long-time resident of north St. Catharines and lives in the Walker’s Creek watershed.  He attended both Brock University (Bachelors of Science / Masters of Science) and Niagara College (Certificate in Ecosystem Restoration).  Josh has been working with Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) since 2001 in the Water Quality Monitoring Department.

Presentation – Tracking Watershed Health in Niagara 

 

·        Walker’s Creek Stewardship Guides will be available for anyone that hasn’t received a copy.

 

·        Grantham Ward Councillors Sandie Bellows and Bill Philips will be available with updates and answer questions on what’s happening in the city

 

·        Please bring a friend.

 

Star Gazing

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Come out to our annual Stargazing Night in Cindy Road Park. Saturday, September 10th, 2016 from 8pm to 11:30pm. Fun and informative for the whole family! And it’s FREE!

Free parking is available on the roads bordering the park, including Wilcher Drive and Cindy Drive.

 

Our Annual Plant Sale

Our Annual Plant Sale is happening Saturday, June 4th at its usual location at 88 Cherie Drive from 8:00 AM to Noon

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This is the ideal time to find plants, grown locally, that can add that special item to your home gardens. Most reasonable prices, variety, excellent information from knowledgeable people and helping to fund the many projects the “Friends of Walker’s Creek” … WCNA … undertake in the Parks. In the past, these Plant Sales have purchased park benches, have tagged the various trees, added bushes and plants and continue to make improvements in the Parks for the enjoyment of all.

 

We welcome donations of potted plants from all as these form the supply that is available for sale. Donated potted plants can be dropped of at 88 Cherie Drive anytime this  coming week. Because these plants come from local gardens, you can be assured they are well climatized, have found the local climate and conditions ideal for their growth and so adding them to the garden at your home has the greatest possibility of continued growth and prosperity.

 

The Plant sale is also a great time to meet with the Directors of the “Friends of Walker’s Creek” … WCNA… and share your insights, make suggestions, get excellent advice on local home gardening and be an active part of maintaining and improving the Parks that are such a central delight in Grantham and St. Georges wards.

 

Website Issues

We are sorry that the website has been offline off and on since the fall of 2015.

The place that hosts the website had some internal malware issues that caused us to have to restore form old backups. Unfortunately, the malicious code was laying dormant in many old backups. After trying several backups, we found one that seemed salvageable from around February 2015.

We have tried to find/restore/recreate the missing articles from 2015, but so far, have been unsuccessful.

So, the site is here in this format for now.

We are sorry for any inconvenience.