2020 marks the 25th anniversary of Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program.
Land donors Howard and Jean Clifford speak about why they participated in the program and the importance of conserving nature for future generations.
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Howard Clifford: I’m Howard Clifford.
We live near Flower Station. It’s called cliffLAND.
It’s part of the Ecogifts program.
Jean Clifford: I’m Jean Clifford, part owner of the land and… yeah, we’ve come to love this beautiful area and are happy to be part of the conservation.
Howard Clifford: I just don’t think you can just say the next generation is gonna take care of it and, you know, you’ve got to make sure that it is being taken care of and they’ve got the legal force behind them too.
And so, I think that… I hope children in a thousand years from now will know nothing about us or anybody else of our day, but still, that we sent a message to the next generation, that this is what we wanted for you.