Proclamation - National Forest Week - September 18-24, 2022

September 18, 2022
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WHEREAS, Canada’s forests are a valuable, renewable resource that contribute to our economy and the livelihoods of our communities; and 

WHEREAS, Canada’s forests play a crucial role in maintaining healthy ecosystems, clean air and water and wildlife habitat whilst being an important aspect of climate change mitigation efforts; and 

WHEREAS, The Town of Collingwood and its citizens rely on the surrounding forests for livelihood, health, and recreation; and 

WHEREAS, This annual one-week campaign with the theme of “Canada’s Forests: Solutions for a Changing Climate” will be celebrated across Canada by individuals and organizations.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Keith Hull, Mayor of the Town of Collingwood,

DO HEREBY PROCLAIM September 18 to September 24, 2022 as National Forest Week in the Town of Collingwood.