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In the News: Niagara Gazette informs their readers about One Region Forward’s upcoming open houses

One Region Forward hosting pair of events

July 21, 2014

The Niagara Gazette has a long legacy of covering news and current event in the Niagara Falls Area. Read their coverage of One Region Forward’s upcoming open houses and learn how to get involved.


One Region Forward is a collaborative effort to promote sustainable development throughout the Buffalo Niagara region. The presentations will provide an overview of the project and describe what it is, what the ultimate goal of the project is and what the basic purpose for One Region Forward is, said Emily Gibson, a graduate student.

This is the third set of Community Congress Open Houses the group is holding.

Last fall, more than 770 citizens from across Erie and Niagara counties attended regional sustainability workshops, where they mapped out how they wanted the area to look in 40 years. Large maps were used and participants drew with markers where and what type of development they wanted in the counties.

Read the full article at the Niagara Gazette