Tag Archives: Markham environment

Residents of Thornhill write to Markham Council in support of German Mills Meadow & Natural Habitat to be included into Markham Park System and to say final NO to aerobic bioreactor in the greenspace near residential houses

We encourage you to write your own personal letter to all Councillors to support our greenspace. Please send your emails to these addresses: hshore@markham.ca; clerks@markham.ca; fscarpitti@markham.ca; jheath@markham.ca; vburke@markham.ca; joeli@markham.ca; achiu@markham.ca; alan.ho@markham.ca; info@germanmills.org; jjones@markham.ca; glandon@markham.ca; dhamilton@markham.ca; cmoretti@markham.ca;…

Former Thornhill landfill eyed as habitat

published by yorkregion,com on June 13, 2012 Residents in the Settlers Park community are hopeful their cherished greenspace, slated for an aerobic bioreactor pilot project, will be preserved after a notice of motion was tabled…

Residents Cleaned the German Mills Settlers Park on June 10

We thank everybody who came and even brought your children to take part in the first community initiative of Settlers Park Residents Association to clean our precious green space German Mills Settlers Park! It was fun and…

Most of the German Mills Park meadow was mowed down on June 8. How are the threatened species of birds feeling about it?

The Town of Markham mowed the huge portion of the field south of the Cottonwood homes on June 8 as well as a large swath around the upper trail.  Along with the grass, even small saplings of young trees were…

Media sources and information on Markham Town Aerobic Bioreactor Proposal and community reaction to proposed environmental debacle

1. What People Say About Aerobic Proposal  2. What Media and other sources say about Aerobic Proposal Markham park preservation plan up for debate  – June 25, 2012 Support for Settlers’ Park Motion – June 24, 2012…

Thornhill residents voice frustrations at green space meeting and expect Markham Council to demonstrate true environmental leadership

yorkregion.com has posted an artilcle about the fist public meeting of Settlers Park Residents Association (SPRA) on May 30, 2012 “Residents voice frustrations at green space meeting” by Kim Zarzour May 31, 2012 – 3:09 PM…

Periodic Table of Chemical Elements Redefined

Attendees of the public meeting “The Applicability of Using Aerobic Technology for the Former Sabiston Landfill Site” held by Town of Markham on March 19, 2012 were quite puzzled to learn that methane was declared…

People concerned about the German Mills Settlers Park, its wildlife, health and safety of park visitors and residents around the Park

We keep publishing comments from the people who are concerned about the Park, wildlife, health and safety of park visitors and residents around the Park. Comments are taken from the petition “Stop Bioreactor Project Save German…

Toronto Field Naturalists (TFN) concerns regarding Aerobic Bioreactor Experiment Proposal by Town of Markham

Toronto Field Naturalists (TFN) – http://www.torontofieldnaturalists.org – has issued a letter to Markham authorities in regards to their Aerobic Initiative in German Mills Park. In particular, TFN stated that their current concerns and questions include: 1. Lack of consultation on…

The Applicability of Using Aerobic Technology for the Former Sabiston Landfill Site Public Information Meeting – FACILITATOR’S SUMMARY – March 19, 2012

The Applicability of Using Aerobic Technology for the Former Sabiston Landfill Site Public Information Meeting FACILITATOR’S SUMMARY March 19, 2012 7:30pm to 9:30pm Council Chamber, Markham Civic Centre   Contents 3 Welcoming Comments by Mayor Frank Scarpitti and…