Haliburton Highlands Land Trust is pleased to announce its 2022 Enviro-Heroes award winners:
- Terry Moore, host of Planet Haliburton on CanoeFM
- Haliburton County Master Gardeners
- Blake Parkinson, teen environmental activist
was named an Enviro-Hero in the education category. Terry has been at the forefront of many environmental issues facing Haliburton County and is dedicated to protecting our environment and mitigating the adverse effects of climate change. He is vice-president of Environment Haliburton! (EH!) and his radio show features leading scientists and thought leaders who help shine light on pressing environmental issues.
The Haliburton County Master Gardeners
were named Enviro-Heroes in the stewardship category. Landowners often call the group’s volunteers for gardening tips or to book personalized consultations at their properties. They also have PowerPoint presentations they send to property owners and they hold a plant sale each May, with a focus on plants suitable for Haliburton properties.
was awarded an Enviro-Hero Youth Award. He is a Grade 8 student who’s led beluga whale protection campaigns, a beach cleanup, and even a “Swim for the Sea” fundraiser at his grandparents’ Lake Kashagawigamog cottage for the Worldwide Wildlife Foundation. Watch for Parkinson as host of Planet Protectors, his own environmental video series on his Instagram page.