GCC Celebrates 10 Years of Depave Paradise

GCC Celebrates 10 Years of Depave Paradise

Green Communities Canada (GCC) is excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Depave Paradise. The program originated in Oregon and was brought to Canada by former GCC Director of Water Programs Sharyn Inward. “When I first saw this project in Portland, I could...
GreenUp Depaves at a Harbour Front!

GreenUp Depaves at a Harbour Front!

This summer, Peterborough GreenUPĀ installed its first Depave Paradise project in Lakefield, Ontario in partnership with Winfield Shores Harbour, and the Township of Selwyn. This is the latest in a string of nearly 10 depave sites for Peterborough GreenUp, but the very...
Rideau Environmental Action League’s First Depave!

Rideau Environmental Action League’s First Depave!

Depave coordinator, Barb Hicks, from Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL) in Smith’s Falls spent her summer months planning the town’s first depave! Working in partnership with the township, the team helped to depave a 100m2 section of Daniel st....
Transforming a Decommissioned Rink in Tiny Township

Transforming a Decommissioned Rink in Tiny Township

On Friday June 25, Environment Network and the Township of Tiny brought the community together to transform a decomissioned rink and basket ball court complex at Cawaja Balm Ossossane (CBO) Park. CBO park is an important feature in the Tiny Township community,...
Grand Opening of Pocket Park in Peterborough, ON

Grand Opening of Pocket Park in Peterborough, ON

Dawn Pond, Depave Coordinator at GreenUP speaks to the attendees about the benefits of green space.   This fall saw the official opening of a pocket park in Peterborough, ON, with a small group of locals gathered to learn more about the project. Through...