Review the Official Plan for residential/industrial/green space.
Implement by-laws to protect parkland and green space from residential, industrial, and commercial development.
Identify existing parks, their accessibility and who they serve; establish parks that serve the needs of all community members (disabled, youth, seniors).
Create a user-friendly "park linkage" system using the Nottawasaga River and its subsidiaries to guide the system; link with the CFB Borden system.
Create an "Adopt-the-River" program; turn the Nottawasaga River into a true greenbelt/tourist area.
Clean up rail lines.
Improve the up keep of the Centennial Park, Minesing Swamp, and other parklands.
Establish fundraising efforts for improving parks and facilities.
Environmental and Conservation Clubs
Essa Economic Development Committee
Ministry of Natural Resources
Township of Essa