The Standing Policy Committee on Water & Waste, Riverbank Management and the Environment meets this afternoon to deliberate the administration’s recommendations in light of the public hearing. Watch live:
SOS is hiring for the summer of 2019 (1 Clean-up Coordinator, 3-4 River Keepers, 1 Habitat Technician).
Save Our Seine is currently seeking people for the following summer jobs in 2018:
2018 Seine River Clean-up Coordinator
2018 Green Team (River Keepers)
2018 Greenway Gardener
If you know someone interested in these positions, please have them send their resume to email@example.com, stating the position of interest in the subject line.
Click this link to view the presentation for the Greenspaces Matter event: Greenspaces Matter
It includes a description of the different types of green spaces in Winnipeg, the status of each (acres), and the conservation challenges. It also compares Winnipeg with Calgary in terms of planning for future green spaces. The maps included in the presentation show the distribution of greenspaces and where greenspace deficits exist.
The deadline for submitting comments as part of the OurWinnipeg Reivew process has been extended to Monday, December 18. Click on this link (on-line survey) to describe your vision and provide feedback on the quantity, quality, and distribution of greenspaces in Winnipeg.
Click on this link to be inspired by a short video from the Canadian Wildlife Federation as kids describe their Holiday Wishes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc45bwUccyA If you agree with these kids, this is your chance to speak up for these values in Winnipeg.
OURS and SOS are pleased to host this event to discuss the city’s overall plan for Winnipeg (OurWinnipeg) – with a special focus on parks, ecologically-sensitive natural lands, rivers, golf courses, and other green spaces. Brief presentations about the OurWinnipeg review process and the status of Winnipeg’s natural environment will be followed by round-table discussion in small groups. If you care about greenspace – come to this meeting to share your views about the future of our city.
Thursday, November 23 from 7 – 9 p.m.
St. Mary’s Road United Church (613 St. Mary’s Road)
Join us for Save Our Seine’s Annual General meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 23 at Morrow Gospel Church (755 St. Anne’s Road). Laura Taylor will be on hand to report on the role of the SOS River Keepers in keeping the Seine River clean and navigable, maintaining trails, and restoring natural habitats.The business meeting will be followed by a panel discussion.
Braden Smith, Chief Planner for the City of Winnipeg has agreed to participate in the panel discussion and Q & A. Other panelists are still to be confirmed.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about Save Our Seine, its programs, and annual activities. SOS is always looking for new board members and volunteers to contribute their time to the success of the organization.