Community Programs & Partners

TD Tree Day & Gull River Shoreline Restoration – Sat Sept 16, 2017

Minden Hills is thrilled to support the 2017 TD Tree Days & Haliburton Highlands Land Trust, Gull River Shoreline Restoration Event this Saturday September 16th from 9 am to 12 noon along the Riverwalk in Minden. 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

TD Tree Days – Calling all past and new Volunteers, we need 50 volunteers for this years event to plant 500 native trees, shrubs, and plants on the shoreline of the Gull River. Minden is thrilled to support #TDTreeDays. Join us on the Riverwalk in #Minden on Sept. 16th. Sign up to volunteer https://www.tdtreedays.com/.

Gull River Restoration – Meet at the Scout Hall behind the SG Nesbitt Arena at 55 Parkside Street at 8:30 am to register and sign waivers.

Contact Mark Coleman at mcoleman@mindenhills.ca for questions or inquiries.


 

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 Communities in Bloom – Minden Hills

 

 

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2017 – It’s Official! Out of a possible 5 Blooms to be awarded for the Provincial Communities in Bloom, The Township of Minden Hills for the second year in a row as earned 5 Blooms as well as receiving the “Community Involvement Award”! We can be proud of what we accomplished. To everyone, a big thank you for making our township one of the best and most beautiful places to live,work and play! Together we embrace People, Plants and Pride, Growing together!

Minden Hills – Press release 2017

A complete list of the Provincial & National results along with an online copy of the latest Communities in Bloom magazine will be available at www.communitiesinbloom.ca..

Within the actual context of climate changes and environmental concerns, communities involved in the program can be proud of their efforts, which provide real and meaningful environmental solutions and benefit all of society.

About Communities in Bloom:
Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus on the enhancement of green spaces. The pride, sense of community and feeling of accomplishment generated through participation are visible in communities across Canada. For more information about Communities in Bloom, visit www.communitiesinbloom.ca

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CIB1Communities in Bloom encourage involvement and action by citizens of all ages, the municipal government, local organizations and businesses. The program strives to improve the tidiness, appearance and visual appeal of Canada’s neighborhoods, parks, open spaces and streets through the imaginative use of flowers, plants and trees. A focus on environmental awareness and preservation of heritage and culture is also an integral part of its success resulting in an improved quality of life.

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