Save Gros Morne from oil exploration!

What we do  |   Take action  |   Donate  

Gros Morne National Park, one of Canada’s treasures, is under threat.

YOU can help!

Gros Morne National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site treasure on the island of Newfoundland. Its striking scenery and geology attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. However, proposed oil exploration metres from the park boundary is threatening Gros Morne’s future.

Right now, the park is threatened by an oil company proposal to drill a series of  exploration wells along the west coast of Newfoundland, using hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract oil. The toxic chemicals from the fracking process may contaminate the water, air and soil. This industrial activity, including heavy truck traffic, would also put the region’s sustainable tourism industry at risk.

We don’t want to see our beloved Gros Morne turned into an industrialized landscape. We want to protect its pristine natural beauty that it’s recognized for internationally. CPAWS and concerned local citizens are urging governments to keep the park and surrounding area free of oil drilling and fracking.

Your voice is needed to save Gros Morne. Take a moment to send a message to Canada’s Prime Minister and Newfoundland and Labrador’s Premier to let them know what you think!

Thanks to generous supporters like you, we’re able to launch this campaign today. For more details, click here.

Have you considered leaving a gift to CPAWS in your will?  Learn more at our site.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society :: 506-250 City Centre Ave :: Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7

Powered by DemocracyInAction (privacy policy)



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s