POP: Indian Head Tree Nursery/Shelterbelt Centre

POP: Yes
Res #: POP 2-15M
Number: 2
Year: 2015
Midterm: Yes
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
WHEREAS the Federal Indian Head Tree Nursery was established in 1901 and has since distributed over 650 million trees across Western Canada; and
WHEREAS this very productive institution was closed by the previous Federal Government; and
WHEREAS in recent years some three million trees and shrubs were provided for landowners annually across Western Canada; and
WHEREAS there continues to be widespread demand for trees and the re-opening of the Indian Head Shelterbelt Centre;
BE IT RESOLVED that the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities urge the newly elected Federal Government to commit to working with agriculture organizations, communities and concerned citizens in Western Canada to re-open the Indian Head Shelterbelt Centre