1 p.m., April 14)
Fallingbrook Park named as site of Canada 150 Maple Grove
By Fred Sherwin
The Orléans Star
Park will soon be a lot greener a after Orléans Ward
Coun. Bob Monette announced on Friday that the park will
be the site of a Canada 150 Maple Grove.
Ward Coun. Bob Monette and Fallingbrook Community
Association president Zybina Richards stand
in the middle of Fallingbrook Park that will
soon be the site of 150 maple sapplings. Photo
the Canada 150 Maple Grove project, each of the city's
23 wards will receive 150 maple saplings between five
and seven feet tall.
red maples, 50 silver maples and 40 sugar maples will
be planted in Fallingbrook Park this spring by volunteers
with the Fallingbrook Community Association (FCA).
park was chosen by Monette in consultaion with city staff
and the FCA.
is one of those parks that hasn't seen the addition of
any trees in recent years, so it's good choice,"
says Monette. "The trees will beautify the park and
and shade for generations to come"
official launch of the Canada 150 Maple Grove project
will be held on June 4 at City Hall.
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business partners.)
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