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Support the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc

Your contributions to support our mission are greatly appreciated by all residents of Saskatoon and surrounding area who enjoy the forest, these local parks, wetlands and green spaces.

The Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. not – for – profit incorporation has five charitable purposes as follows;

1/ To protect the environment for the benefit of the public by conserving or restoring ecosystems and biodiversity on a long-term basis at the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas, which were preserved in perpetuity by City of Saskatoon Council in 1972.

2/ To protect the environment for the benefit of the public by reducing pollution and by cleaning up illegal trash dumping in the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas through addressing land dump sites and monitoring wetlands and greenspaces for instances of illegal dumping

3/ To provide public amenities by maintaining the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas.

4/ To protect and preserve significant heritage sites by ensuring safety, restoring, developing, and maintaining the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas with a view to commemorating the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas and educating the public about it.  Commemorate; honor and respect the past, celebrate the present and provide a legacy for the future.

5/ To receive and maintain a fund or funds and to apply all or part of the principal and income therefrom, from time to time, to qualified donees as defined in subsection 149.1(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada).

The Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. is a not – for – profit incorporation registered with the Information Services Canada (ISC) Saskatchewan, under entity number 102084283.

The initial goals are to increase the safety and preservation of the afforestation areas as outlined here.  

As incorporated entities with an unique identity, Friends are governed by board members; and have customized organizational by-laws and letters patent.  Friends work locally with the City of Saskatoon park superintendent, MVA guidance, and other park liaisons as designated by the park superintendent. In Ontario, there are many, many Friends of the Park organizations, working together collaboratively to achieve mutually beneficial objectives.

The Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and George Genereux Urban Regional Park are both Saskatoon’s best kept secret treasures!   The Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. has formed to help preserve them as greenspaces, as they are loved, appreciated and enjoyed by so many members of the public, indeed, all year long.

If you support the aforementioned purposes and objects, please help protect / enhance/ commemorate your afforestation areas.  For more information please contact the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. (e-mail)

Support the afforestation areas with your donation or membership ($20.00/year).  If you are under 18 (no membership fee), let us know so we can issue a special honorary Friends of the Afforestation Area Certificate.

Please donate by paypal using the e-mail friendsafforestation@gmail.com, or by using e-transfers to become a member.  Please and thank you!  Your donation and membership is greatly appreciated.  When you sign up, please include your contact information.  We will keep you up to date!  Here is a membership form

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Membership : $20.00 CAD – yearly
Membership with donation : $50.00 CAD
Membership with donation : $100.00 CAD

Volunteer for the association, work on projects and help advocate on behalf of your greenspace.

You can also support the Friends of the Afforestation Areas at any time by making a donation by e-transfer or by contacting the organisation at friendsafforestation@gmail.com

Support your local forest and the valuable work we do.  Your membership $20/year helps provide essential services such motorized vehicle mitigation in the form of Jersey Barriers and parking lots to create a safe urban regional park, large identification park signs, outdoor garbage receptacles and other park amenities.  The Friends give in many ways, and by joining, you support this greenspace too.  Membership provides crucial funding and provides valuable services to our local afforestation areas.

Stand up for trees.  I want to make a monthly donation for trees, and the semi-wilderness habitat they provide.  My recurring gift will make a difference every day, sustaining the critical work to protect them all year round.

Thank you for your donations to the Friends of the Afforestation Areas your generosity helps.

Celebrate the feeling that it’s only because of members like you that important conservation, and heritage commemoration programs are making a difference for your forest.

Strengthen the Friend’s Conservation network for grassroots action for trees, and the issues which affect the afforestation areas.

Save trees, and the afforestation areas today and tomorrow.

Those who wish to participate in our environmental visions and activities are invited to join the Friends to enjoy a sense of purpose.

Did you know that donors to the Friends provide the needed funding to maintain, preserve, commemorate and protect the Afforestation Areas?  Be part of this important network by joining the amazing other members in restoring, preserving and improving your free greenspace treasure for today’s visitors — and future generations! As a Member, you will receive invitations to members-only activities such as tours,  lectures and special events. Subscriptions to The friends eNewsletter keeps you up to date with the latest afforestation news.

For directions as to how to drive to “George Genereux” Urban Regional Park

For directions on how to drive to Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

For more information:

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada north of Cedar Villa Road, within city limits, in the furthest south west area of the city. 52° 06′ 106° 45′
Addresses:
Part SE 23-36-6 – Afforestation Area – 241 Township Road 362-A
Part SW 23-36-6 – SW Off-Leash Recreation Area (Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area ) – 355 Township Road 362-A
S ½ 22-36-6 Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area (West of SW OLRA) – 467 Township Road 362-A
NE 21-36-6 “George Genereux” Afforestation Area – 133 Range Road 3063
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
Where is the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area? with map
Where is the George Genereux Urban Regional Park (Afforestation Area)? with map

Pinterest richardstbarbeb

Facebook Group Page: Users of the George Genereux Urban Regional Park

Facebook: StBarbeBaker

Facebook group page : Users of the St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

Facebook: South West OLRA

Twitter: StBarbeBaker

Please help protect / enhance /commemorate your afforestation areas, please contact the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. (e-mail)

Support the afforestation areas with your donation or membership ($20.00/year).  Please donate by paypal using the e-mail friendsafforestation AT gmail.com, or by using e-transfers  Please and thank you!  Your donation and membership is greatly appreciated.  Members e-mail your contact information to be kept up to date!

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Membership : $20.00 CAD – yearly
Membership with donation : $20.00 CAD monthly recurring deposit
Membership with donation : $50.00 CAD
Membership with donation : $100.00 CAD

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