peace bridge authority organizes 14th annual earth day activities
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DESCRIPTIONThe Peace Bridge Authority once again celebrated Earth Day by undertaking an extensive litter and debris cleanup initiative along the Fort Erie Friendship Trail.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2015 For further information contact: Matt Davison, AMDG Public Affairs
Peace Bridge Authority Organizes 14th Annual Earth Day Activities
BUFFALO, NY/FORT ERIE, ON Today the Peace Bridge Authority (PBA) once again
celebrated Earth Day by undertaking an extensive litter and debris cleanup initiative
along the Fort Erie Friendship Trail.
"Summer is around the corner, and the Peace Bridge Authority is pleased to help
prepare the Friendship Trail for walking and bicycle use by Fort Erie residents and
summer visitors," said PBA General Manager Ron Rienas.
As part of PBA Earth Day activities, Authority staff conducted trash and debris pickups,
while student volunteers from local elementary and secondary schools tidied sections of
the Friendship Trail (Gorham Road to Centralia Avenue and Helena Street to Bardol
Avenue). Gloves and garbage bags were also be supplied by the PBA for the effort.
The following schools took part in the trail cleanup: Garrison Road Public School,
Niagara Christian Community of Schools, Ridgeway-Crystal Beach High School, and
Ridgeway Public School.
The Authority's Earth Day activities commenced with trail work on Wednesday, April 22,
2015, at 9:00 a.m. (EST).
About the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority
The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, a bi-national bridge authority, has
owned and operated the Peace Bridge since 1933. The bridge, which was opened to
traffic in 1927, spans the Niagara River between Fort Erie, Ontario, and Buffalo, New
York, and is a key international border crossing.
Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority 1 Peace Bridge Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14213-2494
100 Queen Street, Fort Erie, ON L2A 3S6 Phone: 905-871-1608 or 716-884-6744 Fax: 716-884-2089 or 905-871-9940
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