1AVA Canadian Studies
May 13, 2010
Today we went to our coveted Niagara Falls. It was a long tried trip but along with
excitement and curiosity. When I was in my elementary school in China I had already heard
about Niagara Falls were being well-known as one of the three largest waterfalls throughout
the world. Niagara Falls now continuously attract tourists all over the world because of its
unspoilt natural environment. What is Niagara Falls doing to conserve its natural
environment? I think all the answers are in their advanced park system.
After you entered the main entrance of Niagara Falls, you will see a large vast of green
besides the separated parks. The local government is concentrating on planting as more
trees as possible throughout the city. There are also some special policies to conserve their
natural environment such as Plant Health Care, Recycling and Composting, Project
Tree-Cycle etc. The Plant Health Care policy is aimed at greatly reducing the use of pesticide
in Niagara Falls. It will keep our natural environment away from chemical pollution. The
Recycling and Composting program is aimed at recycling the raincoats which are made from
biodegradable plastic after we take a close visit to Niagara Falls on the Maid in the Mist and
using them as compost to feed plants. There are millions of tourists coming to visit Niagara
Falls every year, so you can imagine how much we saved to protect our environment. The
Tree-Cycle program is encouraging local residents to replant their used Christmas trees.
Conserving our natural environment not only need our governmental policy but also
need us everybody to get involved. Don`t throw your garbage everywhere on the road; don`t
waste water while you are taking a shower; don`t only use one side of your paper. These all
the easiest things we can do in our daily lives to...