WelcomeWelcome2018-12-19T08:00:00ZGP0|#3063252b-10c7-407c-bea0-257765670655;L0|#03063252b-10c7-407c-bea0-257765670655|Issue 48;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass6794AE7A5E094FAABEC9151BF1B6070E"><p>​Season's greetings. </p><p>In this issue, we highlight plans for a new Douglas Road Sewer in Burnaby that will address the growing needs in that area, as well as development of residential wood-burning regulations to control emissions of fine particulate matter across the region.  </p><p>We recently wrapped up the 2018 Zero Waste Conference, which ran over 1.5 days, held a three-day Parksfest, which offered a series of events including a youth video night and delivered three sessions of the popular regional culture professional development program, <a href="/events/survivor-101/Pages/default.aspx">Survivor 101</a>. </p><p>Nature lovers can also revel in a new wetland habitat at Aldergrove Regional Park that is being created as well as a new pedestrian bridge in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve.</p><p>And as we wrap up the old year, just remember: this holiday season, don't forget to <em>Create memories, not garbage</em>.</p><p>Happy Holidays!</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