NOTICE – CROWN POINT PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY ISLAND NATURE TRUST
A presentation was made by Island Nature Trust at the Alexandra Community Potluck in December, 2019 regarding the pending acquisition of the Crown Point property in Alexandra by the Island Nature Trust. Funding goals have been reached, and the property is now owned by Island Nature Trust. The email below was received on April 13 by Mayor Glen Beaton from the President of the Island Nature Trust confirming the completion of the sale.
Good morning Mayor Beaton.
> We hope you and yours are managing to stay healthy and secure through these unprecedented times.
> It is gratifying to be reaching out to your community with some good news at this time!
> You may already know, that Island Nature Trust, is Indeed the owner and steward for the Crown Point property in Alexandra. This acquisition was only possible due to the support of community minded individuals like yourself. In response to your community initiative residents and others reached out. Indeed over 70 individuals , businesses, one foundation and of course the matching dollars from the federal government completed the necessary funding.
> We hope that this has special significance, in your case, as you are were instrumental in the formation of the Trust over 40 years ago.
> We hope that the property will help islanders connect with wildlife and recognize the increasing need to put land under protection for future generations.
> Our executive director Megan Harris, and chair of development and fundraising Jan Matejcek join me in extending our thanks, on behalf of the board of directors, to the residents of Alexandra. We encourage you to continue to follow the work of the Trust through our Social media sites and of course through our website, www.islandnaturetrust.ca
> With gratitude,
> June Jenkins Sanderson,
> President of Island Nature Trust
> June Jenkins Sanderson