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July 25, 2002
Bring Back the Don Task Force seeks new members
  
The Task Force to Bring Back the Don is looking for new members to join its
23-member community group. Sponsored by the City of Toronto, the task force has
worked for over ten years to make the Don River clean, green and accessible. It
has built wetlands, planted thousands of trees and wildflowers, lobbied for
access bridges, participated in key planning decisions in the Don watershed and
hosted walks and educational events.

Applicants must be residents of Toronto with:
·a commitment to, and interest in, the Don River and its watershed
·experience with one or more community organizations
·a demonstrated interest in environmental and/or community development issues,
·a willingness to meet the time and work requirements

Membership is for a three-year term. Members are expected to:
·attend task force and subcommittee meetings (approximately two per month)
·attend plantings and other community events
·be active in one of the subcommittees that deal with Lower Don planning and
policy issues, habitat restoration and water quality projects, Task Force
communications, or the Lower Don Narrows

Residents who are interested in becoming task force members should forward a
resume and covering letter to the Coordinator, Task Force to Bring Back the
Don, Metro Hall, 23rd floor, 55 John Street, Toronto, ON, M5V 3C6. The deadline
is 5 p.m., Friday, August 30.


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