We are all stewards of
Niagara's natural resources!
Residents of Niagara take great pride in their land, hiking
on the trails, fishing in the creeks, canoeing on the rivers,
hunting in their woodlot, swimming in the lakes, relaxing
under a park tree or eating fresh vegetables from the market.
They make the most of their natural world and share long
family traditions of outdoor recreation with the next
generation. With this love for the outdoors they believe in
the role of individuals to be stewards of the Region's natural
As cities and towns expand into areas that are now forest,
field, and pasture, greater demands are placed on our urban
and rural environment. Our streams and rivers will flow
through an increasingly polluted, populated and complex
landscape; air quality will decrease and air temperature will
increase due to hardscaping and tree loss and our native
plant and animal species will suffer due to habitat loss.
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Species At Risk Library
LCN helps landowners and the public to engage in cooperative
Real-life, hands-on learning is the best way to engage and
teach youth. LCN provides opportunities for young people to
make a positive difference to the environment and to their
communities through the following programs: