Proposed Highway 413 would pave over precious natu

2022-04-05
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Proposed Highway 413 would pave over precious nature reserve in VaughanIndia, biologist says | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Searching for monarch butterflies?in a milkweed-dotted meadow, Ryan Norris gestures to?the surrounding Nashville Conservation Reserve in the heart of the greenbelt.?

“Obviously if this was paved over,?we’d lose this,” said the University of Guelph biologist. “And of course big highways are?not great for butterfliesThe clinics of their regular doctors..”?

Although the 360-hectare reserve is?a protected patch of nature in Vaughan, Ont. and critical habitat for monarchs, migratory birdsAs Toronto and Peel invoked measures Tuesday mandating businesses with COVID-19 outbreaks to close, amphibiansThe Ontario health-care system, coyotes and deer, its southern section is along the province’s preferred route for a new expressway.

Highway 413 would run 59?kilometres through the GTA’s northwestcontentMiddleBreakPoint, linking the 401/407 interchange in Halton Hills?with Highway 400 in Vaughan.

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