Clifford Bernard, President of the PEI Shellfish Association, strongly supports keeping Upton Farm as greenspace because of the potential effects that developing the property as a mega-subdivision would have on the shell fishery in the North River. He received this reply from CLC to his letter of concern to Transportation Minister Lawrence Cannon. It is the same […]
The Upton Farm Preservation Network sincerely thanks the PEI Shellfishers Association for the following letter sent to the Hon. Lawrence Cannon, Minister responsible for Canada Lands. We want to assure the shellfishers that we will continue our fight to keep Upton Farm green in order to preserve both the health of the North River and the livelihood of […]
Spring plowing has started on the Upton Farm fields. Hopefully, the biggest vehicle we will ever see on these fields will be a tractor like this one, not a bulldozer gouging earth to make room for yet another unimaginative subdivision. The thought of houses being placed on this magnificent piece of land, when there are over […]
IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO ALL FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS OF KEEPING UPTON FARM GREEN It is time to say a BIG thank you to all the people who support keeping Upton Farm green. To those who have signed the on-line petition; who have bought the “Save Upton Farm” license plates; who have written comments on our website […]
Chester invites all his friends, old and new, to meet him this weekend at the Upton Farm for a run and a play in the spring sunshine. Photo Credit: Mel Gallant
How long will bald eagles continue to hunt and nest at the Upton Farmlands when the bulldozers start to tear up the land for a 350-unit housing subdivision? PLEASE keep e-mailing and calling your local politicians and ask them to support MLAs Wayne Collins and Wes MacAleer and Charlottetown candidate for the Conservative party, Tom DeBlois, […]
Citizens, wildlife need intact Upton Farm The Guardian April 2, 2007 Editor: As a person who walks every single day, with my dog as a companion, I have to wonder what would happen to the animals at Upton Farm if it were developed. I don’t mean cows or pigs or horses, the animals that used […]
Siberian Huskies Sky (left) and Tina and their friends extend a howling good welcome to everyone who has found us through the link on the PEI Humane Society website (www.peihumanesociety.com). Come join us for a walk while the Humane Society dog park is closed for annual spring maintenance. Just north of the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Upton Road, […]
Tucker wants everyone to know that we now have over 300 signatures on our online petition! Our old-fashioned paper petition has over 1,000. Surely an internet petition can do better than that? Spread the word! Thanks to Jan Rankin-Collie for the great pic of Tucker at Upton Farm.
When Paul R. Egan signed our online petition, he added the inspiring words that you read above. They are imprinted on Jan Rankin-Collie’s beautiful picture of the Upton Farmlands, taken in autumn 2006. Thank you, Paul and Jan, for reminding us why we are working so hard to preserve this land.