If the mine must go through, Abacus/KGHM should fund a greenway as a compromise

In my recent graduating essay on greenways for the Natural Resource Science program at Thompson Rivers University, I soon realized how the Ajax Mine proposal poses a significant threat to the already limited grasslands in BC. However, the proposal also brought about several intriguing considerations. Firstly, if the mine doesn’t go through, perhaps Aberdeen would have continued up the hill in continued random urban sprawl? Secondly, funding is often a limiting factor in conservation endeavours. Thirdly, a greenway could provide an ‘eco-buffer’ so to speak between Aberdeen and Ajax, while concurrentlyĀ  ensuring connectivity between Peterson Creek and Kenna Cartwright Parks. … Continue reading If the mine must go through, Abacus/KGHM should fund a greenway as a compromise