Inter-River Fields Proposal: Reading Between The Lines

The proposal to build new artificial turf fields in Inter-River Park continues to draw ire from local residents.  Residents have been speaking out against the proposal at District Council meetings, enumerating their concerns in letters to Council, and contributing to the Inter River Community Association Facebook group. Long time Lynnmour resident Phil Dupasquier has done … Continue reading Inter-River Fields Proposal: Reading Between The Lines

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The Value of Natural Play Areas for Children in a Growing Density Community

In a passionate letter to District of North Vancouver council, long time Inter-River resident Elise Roberts describes the importance of natural play areas for the neighbourhood children.  Elise's letter was prompted by the District's plans to replace a beloved forest area in lower Inter-River park with artificial turf sports fields. Here is Elise's letter, in … Continue reading The Value of Natural Play Areas for Children in a Growing Density Community

Inter River Park Survey Results and Recommendations: IRCA responds in a strongly worded letter to Mayor and council.

On November 14, Susan Rogers, Director - Parks, presented the Inter River Park Survey Results and Recommendations to DNV Mayor Richard Walton and Council at a Council Workshop Meeting.  The recommendation to council was to instruct staff to move forward with the one field option.  However, some council members continue to pursue the two field … Continue reading Inter River Park Survey Results and Recommendations: IRCA responds in a strongly worded letter to Mayor and council.

Forest Removal Proposed for 2 Artificial Turf Fields at Inter-River Park

The District of North Vancouver has a new proposal for two artificial turf fields in Inter River Park, which will require the removal of one third of the forested parkland: DNV.org/turf CLICK here for the latest update on this issue! Please send us your thoughts to interriverca@gmail.com OR write to DNV Parks and Mayor and Council council@dnv.org OR … Continue reading Forest Removal Proposed for 2 Artificial Turf Fields at Inter-River Park