WelcomeWelcome2018-04-30T07:00:00ZGP0|#d3e8d469-5d09-45bf-a563-5bb6d8ae49fd;L0|#0d3e8d469-5d09-45bf-a563-5bb6d8ae49fd|Issue 42;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass122CAAB06F94452B9CD919FBD50DF2C9"><p>It's been a hectic month with a host of projects that are being started, completed or contemplated across the Metro Vancouver regional district. These include monitoring China's decision to prohibit the import of contaminated recyclables, restoring the wetlands at Campbell Valley Regional Park and implementing a Joint Use Water Plan.</p><p>On the environmental side, we've developed a new three-dimensional hydrodynamic computer model for the lower Fraser River to ensure the ongoing protection of human health and the environment in the wake of changing climate conditions. We're also launching a Strata Energy Advisor program to help strata corporations do their part in addressing climate change, and will begin engaging with the public, municipal staff and other stakeholders on our proposed Climate 2050 Strategy.</p><p>And with spring finally here, it's time to get out the spades and start gardening. Check out our Grow Green Guide for some great tips. Happy planting.</p><p> </p><p> <em>Metro Vancouver is a federation of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing.</em></p> </div>0