The Giant’s Rib Discovery Centre hosts Corwin T. Cambray, former Niagara Escarpment commissioner presenting The Origins of the Niagara Escarpment Plan on Sunday, Feb. 10, starting at 2 p.m.
This is the first presentation of 2013 in this season’s Bruce Duncan Memorial Lecture Series. The series, sponsored by the Giant’s Rib Discovery Centre, is named in honour of the former general manager of the Hamilton Conservation Authority and is dedicated to promoting the Niagara Escarpment as an internationally recognized World Biosphere Reserve, as well as being a unique topographic feature of this area’s natural and cultural heritage.
The Niagara Escarpment Plan published in June 2005 and was last updated on October 25, 2012. The plan includes policies for seven land-use designations and provides development criteria and establishes objectives for the Niagara Escarpment Parks System.
Cambray’s presentation runs from 2-3 p.m. at the former Parks Canada Discovery Centre, 57 Discovery Dr. Parking is free, but there is an admission charge of $3 for each of the presentations. Refreshments are provided after each presentation, along with an opportunity to talk with the guest speaker.
For more information, contact Kenneth Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Stan Nowak, email@example.com.