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Biophysical inventory of the Oak Ridges Moraine area within the greater Toronto area

Biophysical inventory of the Oak Ridges Moraine area within the greater Toronto area

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Published by Ministry of Natural Resources .
Written in English


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Pagination94 p.
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Hill and field on the Oak Ridges Moraine in jpg 3, × 2,; MB King's Highway - Ontario ().jpg 3, × 2,; KB Lake at Leslie on the Oak Ridges 1, × 1,; KB. The Oak Ridges Moraine is a geological landform that runs east-west across south central Ontario, developed ab years ago, during the Wisconsin glaciation in North America.A complex ridge of sedimentary material, the moraine is known to have partially developed under water. The Niagara Escarpment played a key role in forming the moraine in . Moraine, accumulation of rock debris (till) carried or deposited by a glacier. The material, which ranges in size from blocks or boulders (usually faceted or striated) to sand and clay, is unstratified when dropped by the glacier and shows no sorting or bedding. Several kinds of moraines are recognized: moraine Moraines, appearing as ridges of.   The legislation, the Oak Ridges Protection Act, excluded most of the ,hectare moraine north of Toronto from urban development. Also on Nov. 1, , the government published a draft of the Author: RICHARD MACKIE.


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Biophysical inventory of the Oak Ridges Moraine area within the greater Toronto area Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Oak Ridges Moraine is an ecologically important geological landform in the Mixedwood Plains of south-central Ontario, moraine covers a geographic area of 1, square kilometres ( sq mi) between Caledon and Rice Lake, near of the most significant landforms in southern Ontario, the moraine gets its name from the rolling hills and.

A regional, scale, surficial geology map of the Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM) and Greater Toronto Area (GTA; Sharpe et al., a) summarizes a recent series of twelve maps for the area (Fig. The regional map also incorporates data from a series of 9 recent geology maps published by the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS).

Trenton in the east. Along its length the Oak Ridges Moraine varies in width from 3 to 23 kilometres. The Moraine functions as the drainage divide between Lake Ontario to the south and Lake Simcoe and the Kawartha Lakes to the north.

A vital part of the Greater Toronto Area’s character, the Oak Ridges Moraine is a vast water reser. The Moraine provides a natural habitat for sensitive and threatened plant and animal species not found elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Area.

The Greenbelt includes the protected lands of the Oak Ridges Moraine, the Niagara Escarpment, and the headwaters of all major watersheds in the western Greater Toronto Area. Because the moraine is a rich. Regional geological mapping of the Oak Ridges Moraine, Greater Toronto Area, southern Ontario Article (PDF Available) September with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

initiative to protect the Oak Ridges Moraine; (2) the City of Toronto’s position as set out in the communication dated November 7,to Members of Council, from the Oak Ridges Moraine Steering Committee, form the basis of the City’s response to Billin addition to any previous.

2 Greenbelt Plan 13 Lands within the Oak Ridges Moraine Area 13 Lands within the Niagara Escarpment Plan Area 13 Lands within the Parkway Belt West Plan Area Lands within the Protected Countryside Area 14 Lands within the Urban River Valley Area 3 Geographic-Specific Policies in the Protected Countryside The Oak Ridges Moraine is a significant natural region that deserves greater breadth of coverage than it currently has in the article.

Possible ideas for inclusion are: maps of the area, information about its' watersheds, rivers and other tributaries, communities in the region, wildlife (any indiginous species?), etc. Mindmatrix. hectares of land and water within the Moraine. The decisions of provincial ministers, ministries and agencies made under the Planning Act or the Condominium Act, Greater Toronto region, and its ecological functions are critical to the region's continuing ensuring that the Oak Ridges Moraine Area is maintained as a continuous natural.

Yet, despite the area’s ecological importance, in the 15 years since the passage of the Oak Ridges Moraine Protection Act, the level of. Standardization and assessment of geological descriptions from water well records, Greater Toronto and Oak Ridges Moraine areas, southern Ontario1 H.A.J.

Russell, T.A. Brennand2, C. Logan, and D.R. Sharpe Terrain Sciences Division, Ottawa. Application Guidelines For: SITE PLAN DEVELOPMENT APPROVAL FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION, EXPANSION OF EXISTING BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES, OR ACCESSORY STRUCTURES WITHIN THE OAK RIDGES MORAINE CONSERVATION PLAN AREA In accordance with the Township of King Zoning By-law as amended by By- -law File Size: KB.

The Oak Ridges Moraine is a unique landform that generated heated battles over the future of nature conservation, sprawl, and development in the Toronto region at the turn of the twenty-first century.

This book provides a careful, multi-faceted history and Price: $ (). Incremental planning and land-use conflict in the Toronto region's Oak Ridges Moraine.

Local Environment: Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. Cited by: 7. Where this Plan in Section contains terms that are defined in the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, they are italicized, and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan should be consulted for the specific definition. Transition and Further Approval Applications Within the Oak Ridges Moraine there are applications under.

INTRODUCTION By the mid- to lates, development in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Ontario, Canada had expanded north and had begun to threaten the fragile hydrogeology, geomorphology, and ecology of a major glacial moraine landform that served as an important green space corridor, the Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM; Fig.

1).Cited by: 7. MORE ONTARIO RESIDENTS THAN THE OAK RIDGES MORAINE. And as the province recognized inwhen it created the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, few are more deserving of our protection and care.

Large aquifers within the rolling kilometre sand and gravel forma-tion supply million litres of clean water to as many as  The Oak Ridges Moraine is a unique landform that generated heated battles over the future of nature conservation, sprawl, and development in the Toronto region at the turn of the twenty-first century.

This book provides a careful, multi-faceted history and policy analysis of planning issues and citizen activism on the Moraine’s future in the face of rapid urban. This area, known as the West Duffins Headwaters area is developing quickly, although formal trails are yet to be opened.

Plans are underway to extend trails in the Goodwood Tract and into the 7, acre federal Green Space lands with exciting potential future links to the Rouge Park and the urban Greater Toronto Area.

The overall grade for the combined forest grades the Kawartha watershed within the Greenbelt areas as a whole is a B. Forest cover grades on Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM) portion of the Greenbelt (ORM) is an A.

East Cross Creek, Fleetwood Creek, and Pigeon River watersheds each received an A, having more than 40% forest cover. The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) is governed by a vision for the future of the moraine as a vibrant, healthy ecosystem that is widely acknowledged as a model for successful preservation, protection, and restoration of landscapes; where land owners, users of the Moraine and all levels of government are actively engaged; where a scenic trail along the Moraine is.

The Oak Ridges Moraine Battles: Development, Sprawl, and Nature Conservation in the Toronto Region - Kindle edition by L. Anders Sandberg, Gerda R. Wekerle, Liette Gilbert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Oak Ridges Moraine Battles: Development, Sprawl, Cited by: The Oak Ridges Moraine is a ridge of land that runs parallel to and about 60 km north of Lake Ontario.

It extends about km from the Niagara Escarpment in the west to the Trent River in the east. One of the most significant features of the Moraine is the ground water which results from rainwater percolation into the generally porous soils of.

features and functions of thehectare Moraine. Evolution of Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan The ORMCP was conceived of as a land use plan.

Early in its development, emphasis was placed on the protection of features. Natural Core Areas, which make up 38% of the Plan Area, were identified as those areas. involved in the Review process, uncovering an area for further research. This work also established a hierarchy of legislation and policy, ranked in their power to control green energy developments on the Oak Ridges Moraine.

The provincial plans have received criticism throughout the Coordinated Land Use Planning Process on their lack of clarity.

Find Your Property. Please begin by clicking on the map to place a marker on your you place the marker in the wrong position, don't panic, simply drag it to the correct location or click here to remove the marker so that you can place a new one.

If you just can't seem to place a marker, try removing the marker and trying again. (You may have inadvertently placed a. The Oak Ridges Moraine is a geological and ecological landform in the mixed wood plains of southern-central Ontario, Canada.

The regions cover a geographical region of square kilometers between Caledon, and Rice Lake. TOWNSHIP OF KING PLANNING AREA Oak Ridges Moraine Core Area and Oak Ridges Moraine Settlement Area boundary as shown on Schedule “2” to this amendment; The entire area referred to in this Plan is located within the boundaries of the Oak Ridges Moraine, except for a.

A few hundred feet up, Bill Lishman gets a bird’s eyeful of the Oak Ridges Moraine. A shroud of morning mist passing through a valley. Rows of crops draping sun-soaked slopes like green corduroy. The Oak Ridges Moraine is a land form unique to southern Ontario.

One of Ontario’s largest moraines, the Oak Ridges Moraine extends kilometers from the Niagara Escarpment in the west to the Trent River system in the east, and is on average 13 kilometers wide. Here is a link below to find out more facts about ORM.

Regional unconformities and the sedimentary architecture of the Oak Ridges Moraine area, southern Ontario Article (PDF Available) in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 41(2).

By the mid- to lates, development in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Ontario, Canada had expanded north and had begun to threaten the fragile hydrogeology, geomorphology, and ecology of a major glacial moraine landform that served as an important green space corridor, the Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM; Fig.

the health of the Oak Ridges Moraine to contribute to its protection. It is designed to engage and sustain community volunteers in science, stewardship, monitoring and decision-making on the Oak Ridges Moraine.

It is a collaborative project between EcoSpark and STORM Coalition (Save the Oak Ridges Moraine). The Oak Ridges Moraine is a geological landform that extends from the Niagara Escarpment to the Ganaraska Forest and includes parts of the Greater Toronto Area.

The Province enacted the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan to protect, restore and enhance its ecological and hydrological features and functions. Portions of the southern toe of theFile Size: KB. Sunday was World Rivers Day, a day to promote the stewardship and health of our rivers.

In Ontario, the government is responsible for protecting the Oak Ridges Moraine, a kilometre ridge of sand and gravel hills running along the northern part of the Greater Toronto Area, for its value to Ontarians: providing headwaters to 65 river systems, homes for more.

Development Services – Planning Branch – General Information Within The Oak Ridges Moraine Revised September 3. Drawings. Six (6) copies of the Site Plan and Key Map drawings are to be submitted (folded plans only).

The submissions and plans should be adequate to provide all the listed. Modifications are also proposed within the Regions of Durham and Halton. The Province is proposing 18 Greenbelt boundary changes in total. Not all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Region’s include areas proposed for adjustment.

Ten of the 18 boundary adjust ments are proposed in York Region, five in Durham Region and three in Halton Region. any potential negative effects on features located within the Moraine.

Site Plan Control By-law () This By-law requires that within the ORMCP, development on lands zoned Environmental Policy Area 1 (EPA1) and Environmental Policy Area 2 (EPA2) or those that are located within the associated 90 metre.

Introduction. Since Aprilthe Oak Ridges Moraine area has been the subject of a regional hydrogeological study conducted by the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) (Sharpe et al., ).An interdisciplinary approach was adopted to determine the geological framework and to study groundwater flow in the Greater Toronto area Sharpe et al.,Russell et al.,Cited by: II.

Laurentian Upland North Biophysical Region. Introduction. The Laurentian Upland North (LUN) biophysical region occupiesacres of wh are County forestland in the east central portion of Itasca County and is bordered on the north by Bigfork-Cook Plain biophysical region and on the south by Mesabi Region.

The Moraine. For Life. Working Together for the Oak Ridges Moraine. A Collaboration that We Think Can! Working Together for the Oak Ridges Moraine Judy Gilchrist, Resource Development Officer Oak Ridges Trail Association Ontario Land Trust Alliance Octo “how three independent organizations have come together to.

Crowd Funding is complete, and was very successful. As of this writing March 11 the Oak Ridges Moraine From Above book is a day off going to print.

There are about copies of the book as yet unspoken for. You can reserve a signed copy for $ C plus HST and add $10 for shipping and.`The Oak Ridges Moraine stretches kilometres from the Niagara Escarpment almost to the Trent River.

About 65% of it is within the GTA. It rises up to metres above Lake Ontario and contains deposits of sand and gravel up to metres thick. ¸ Today, the Oak Ridges Moraine is the prominent ridge north of Lake Ontario.