Readers of this blog will know that the District of North Vancouver is considering a proposal to put 2 new artificial turf fields with a clubhouse in Inter River Park. Supporters of the plan describe it as crucial to the long term success of soccer in North Vancouver. Members of the Inter River community - a neighborhood … Continue reading 2 Fields – Do We Understand the Risks?
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
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
As an Inter-River resident, it's important that you speak up about the District's proposal to build two artificial turf sports fields at the south end of Inter-River Park . Please write the Mayor and Council to let them know what you think about the impact of the proposed fields on this peaceful and affordable area, and to … Continue reading We Speak for the Trees!