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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...

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. between the...

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...

Start depaving paradise today!

Start depaving paradise today!

Tear up pavement. Create greenspace. Get engaged. Get noticed. Bring Depave Paradise to your community! Register now for our FREE webinar on September 12th at 1pm ET. Learn how your municipality, school, community group, or business can get involved and support this...

Claude E. Garton Public School in Thunder Bay

Claude E. Garton Public School in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay's very first Depave Paradise event, organized by Ecosuperior, took place on May 25, 2019! 100 square meters of pavement have been removed and will be replaced by a beautiful rain garden.

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...

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. between the...

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...

Start depaving paradise today!

Start depaving paradise today!

Tear up pavement. Create greenspace. Get engaged. Get noticed. Bring Depave Paradise to your community! Register now for our FREE webinar on September 12th at 1pm ET. Learn how your municipality, school, community group, or business can get involved and support this...

Downtown Vibrancy in Peterborough

Downtown Vibrancy in Peterborough

The largest Depave Paradise project in Canada was started in fall 2018 and planting was finished in June 2019! This former roadway measuring 787 square meters posed some challenges for volunteers (road asphalt is thick!) but they got it done. This project was a...

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...

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. between the...

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...

Start depaving paradise today!

Start depaving paradise today!

Tear up pavement. Create greenspace. Get engaged. Get noticed. Bring Depave Paradise to your community! Register now for our FREE webinar on September 12th at 1pm ET. Learn how your municipality, school, community group, or business can get involved and support this...

Downtown Vibrancy in Peterborough

Downtown Vibrancy in Peterborough

The largest Depave Paradise project in Canada was started in fall 2018 and planting was finished in June 2019! This former roadway measuring 787 square meters posed some challenges for volunteers (road asphalt is thick!) but they got it done. This project was a...