Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup & RSBBAA

“We feel that our greatest victory remains to be won when man will realize his oneness with the trees, the creatures and with all living things, not ours to destroy, but to be handed on for the enjoyment of future generations.”

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This page is about the PAST clean up on July 9, 2016. In the table of Contents there are the results of the 2015 and 2016 clean ups, appreciations, thank yous and tributes.

The Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area Clean Up is now a part of “The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup” , you can Sign up here, please.  On Saturday, July 9, 2016 there will be a clean up for the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area (RSBBAA), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  The initial meeting will be in the parking lot of the South West Off Leash Dog Park. There will be meet ups at 8:00 a.am. when the garbage bins arrive. There will be another meet up at 1:00 p.m.  This South West off leash dog park is within the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area.

If you are a teacher, or home-educater check out the great Kindergarden to Grade 8 curriculum package specially made for Cleaning up Saskatchewan Shorelines.

In previous Great Canadian Clean Up events, Scouts who particpated in the  on-site coordinating were able to work on  of their World Conservation badge.  When the site coordinator submits the event evaluation form to the Great Candian Clean Up,  crests may be requested for the Guides and Scouts who participated.

This is a great way to “Get involved!”  “The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup” reports the amazing results from clean ups across Canada, the facts and figures show the results and the impact that volunteer clean up crews make when they come together to “tackle shoreline litter and aquatic debris to help protect our shorelines”.

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West Swale Wetlands at
Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area”We feel that our greatest victory remains to be won when man will realize his oneness with the trees, the creatures and with all living things, not ours to destroy, but to be handed on for the enjoyment of future generations.” – Richard St. Barbe Baker.

The Richard St. Barbe Baker has three “prairie potholes” within the 2-1/2 mile long stretch of the afforstation area.  These wetlands are part of the West Swale which has it confluence at the South Saskatchewan River.  On Wikimapia,both the west swale and the Richard St. Barbe Baker Park are marked.

Check out some of the clean ps across Canada who have made the “honour roll”  This is indeed a victory for a sustainable environment, indeed, which can be passed on to future generations.  Look forward to seeing you at the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area Clean up!

For more information:

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area is located in Saskatoon, SK, CA north of Cedar Villa Road, within city limits, in the furthest south west area of the city.
Wikimapia Map: type in Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Google Maps South West Off Leash area location pin at parking lot
Web page: https://stbarbebaker.wordpress.com
Facebook: StBarbeBaker
Facebook group page : Users of the St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Twitter: StBarbeBaker
July 9, 2016 Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area CLEAN UP Day PAMPHLET

Author: stbarbebaker

This website is about the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area - an urban regional park of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The hosts are the stewards of the afforestation area. The afforestation area received its name in honour of the great humanitarian, Richard St. Barbe Baker. Richard St. Barbe Baker (9 October 1889 – 9 June 1982) was an English forester, environmental activist and author, who contributed greatly to worldwide reforestation efforts. As a leader, he founded an organization, Men of the Trees, still active today, whose many chapters carry out reforestation internationally. {Wikipedia} Email is StBarbeBaker AT yahoo.com to reach the Stewards of the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

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