Stream of Dreams

Thanks Halton Recycles + Liz for this great post!

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This is one of my favourite times of year, not just because the flowers are blooming but because it means Conservation Halton Dream Team will soon be in local schools talking to children, teachers and parents about the importance of water and how to protect it.

Through a unique program, Stream of Dreams, we encourage residents to reduce their consumption, properly dispose of their waste, and talk to their neighbours about keeping our creeks clean.

The Stream of Dreams is a nationwide water education program that got its start in Burnaby, British Columbia in 1998.

It was started by an eight year old girl, Chanel, and her mother, Louise, in response to a devastating event in their local creek. Chanel and Louise were out for their routine walk along Byrne Creek when they noticed something was terribly wrong: the once clear water was now a milky white, with thousands…

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