We know that as a nature lover, we don’t need to convince you why protecting the places we love is important. But Earth Day offers us a chance to reflect on our natural world, so here are our top three must-know facts to consider:
#3: Protected places make Ontario special – a place we’re proud to call home. Think about some of your best memories and experiences. I’m willing to bet that many of them were on protected lakes, rivers, forests and beaches. And I’m willing to bet you’ll stand with us to protect more of those wild spaces we’re blessed to have.
Celebrate Earth Day by signing our Protected Places Declaration asking the governments of Ontario and Canada to meet our international promise.
Anne Bell is Ontario Nature's Director of Conservation and Education.