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County of Brant to celebrate Earth Week

County of BrantCounty of Brant to celebrate Earth Week

The County of Brant is will be hosting several activities this week in honour of Earth Week, April 16 to April 22, 2023.

Earth Week activities include:

Tree Planting Event

  1. Date: Saturday, April 22, 10:00 am -1:00 pm
  2. Location: Burford Lions Art Cadman Park, 76 Maple Ave. N., Burford
  3. Please bring gloves, rain wear (if required), closed toe footwear, a shovel, and a reusable water bottle. Thank you to the Lions Club of Burford for providing a BBQ lunch and refreshments at the event
Photo courtesy County of Brant.

Community Clean Up

Form a group, big or small, and clean up a public area. Supplies such as garbage bags and gloves will be provided. To coordinate a cleanup, contact Trent Meyers, Forestry Technician, at Trent.Meyers@brant.ca or 1.855.44BRANT (1.855.442.7268). Thank you for keeping the County of Brant beautiful

Adopt-A-Road

The Adopt-A-Road program is for volunteers to assist with beautification activities along our roads. Choose a section of road and commit to three (3) clean ups per year between April 15 and November 15. The County of Brant will provide necessary materials and equipment for your safety. For more information, visit www.brant.ca/AdoptARoad

Win a free Composter or Rain Barrel

Visit www.EngageBrant.ca/EarthWeekContest and share how you are celebrating earth week. Participants will be entered to win a free composter or rain barrel. The contest is open to County of Brant residents

Activities at the County of Brant Public Library offered for free with a Library Card.

  1. A special Earth Week-themed Thursday Crafternoon Newsletter will connect you with links to nature-based art workshops. Sign up for the newsletter at brantlibrary.ca/subscribe
  2. Check out the Seed Library at brantlibrary.ca/SeedLibrary. Donations welcome!
  3. Enjoy nature with our adventure backpacks for birdwatching, hiking and gardening
  4. Get outdoors and active! Free Fitbits, pickleball and disc golf kits are available to borrow
  5. Learn with our books and DVDs about upcycling clothing and furniture, gardening, sustainability and more
  6. Visit www.brantlibrary.ca for full program details

For more information, visit www.brant.ca/EarthDay.

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