“No More Fukushimas” Peace Walk around Lake Ontario, July 11 – Aug 11, 2012

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The Grafton Peace Pagoda (Nipponzan Myohoji) in New York State has organized a peace walk around Lake Ontario. Buddhist organizations in Ontario may wish to be involved or participate (as may, of course, the general public who believe there is a better way than nuclear energy production).

Here is the Canadian schedule:
July 19 – (Thursday) Cross border to Canada – Border – Waterfront Trail –  Gananoque –Ontario, Canada (17.8 km=9.6 miles)
July 20 – (Friday) Rest Day, Gananoque
July 21 – (Saturday) Gananoque to Kingston, Uranium Mining Site (21.7 km = 13.2 miles)
July 22 – (Sunday) Kingston to Bath  (26.2 Km = 15 miles)
July 23 – (Monday) Napanee to Deseronto (10.4 km  = 6 miles)
July 24 – (Tuesday) Deseronto to Belleville (36.6 km = 22 miles)
July 25– (Wednesday) Belleville to Trenton (17.8 km = 11 miles)
July 26 – (Thursday) Trenton to Colborne (27.7 Km = 18 miles)
July 27 – (Friday) Grafton – Port Hope Cameco Fuel Manufacturing – Urnanium Fuel Production Site (23.7 km=16 miles)
July 28 – (Saturday) Port Hope to Darlington Nuclear Power Plant (stay in Bowmanville) (36.9  Km=23 miles)
July 29 – (Sunday) Bowmanville to Oshawa (15.1 km= 9.6miles)
July 30 – (Monday) Oshawa to Pickering Nuclear Power Plant  (20.6 km  = 12 miles)
July 31 – (Tuesday) Pickering to Ashbridge Bay Park Toronto via Kingston Rd Rt.  (28 km = 18 Miles)
August 1 – (Wednesday) Rest Day Toronto
August 2 – (Thursday) Toronto  to Mississauga  (25 Km = 15 miles)
August 3 –  (Friday) Mississauga to Burlington  (37.4 km = 22.4 miles)
August 4 – (Saturday) Burlington to Hamilton (15.8 km = 10 miles)
August 5 – (Sunday) Hamilton to Grimsby Beach (32.9 km = 20 miles )
August 6 – (Monday) Grimsby Beach to St. Catherines (25 km = 15 miles )
August 7 – (Tuesday) St. Catherines to Rainbow Bridge, Cross the border to United States (20.8 Km=12 miles) to Tuscarora Nation NY (Niagara Falls 9.4 miles)

For more information during the walk, contact: Hannah  781-472-9676 , hm291952@albany.edu

The Facebook page for the walk is: http://www.facebook.com/peacewalk.2012/timeline

The Grafton Peace Pagoda page is: http://www.graftonpeacepagoda.org/no-more-fukushimas-peace-walk-july-11-aug-11-2012/

A wiki article about Peace Pagodas and the Nipponzan Myohoji is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Pagoda

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