WHEREAS – Ojibway Shores is 33-acre parcel of land, an ecological treasure hosting rare flora, fauna and countless species-at-risk and is owned by the federal government and overseen by the Windsor Port Authority in Windsor, Ontario;
WHEREAS – These endangered species rely on the surrounding parks including Black Oak Heritage Park, Ojibway Park, Tallgrass Prairie Park, Ojibway Prairie Provincial Nature Reserve and the Spring Garden Natural Area;
WHEREAS – According to experts, this land should be used to ensure the vitality of the numerous endangered species, be grouped together for long-term preservation, and to ensure that residents can enjoy ecotourism in perpetuity;
THEREFORE – We, the undersigned, call on the Windsor Port Authority and the Government of Canada to transfer the Ojibway Shores lands back to the people of Windsor and Canada, work with other authorities overseeing the additional protected lands in the Ojibway Prairie Complex, and create a National Urban Park similar to the Rouge National Urban Park, for the long-term protection of this vital land and the endangered species that inhabit it.
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