Cootes Paradise clean upby TheSpecTV | 165 days ago | 1127 page views
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You’ve heard about Hansel and Gretel? Well, this is a story is about Hansell and culvert.
You see, Alan Hansell, of Stewards of the Cootes Watershed, doesn’t like to see debris and trash spoiling his favourite greenspace, Cootes Paradise.
So when low water revealed a 20-foot broken-off culvert near Old Guelph Road and Highway 403, he decided to do something about it.
On Saturday, he and two buddies attached cables to each end of the culvert and then, using a come-along cable puller, dragged it to shore.
Hansell says he will wait till the water freezes, then go back with some friends to slide the culvert over the ice to the other side of the waterway. A vehicle can be driven to the shoreline and the culvert taken away.
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