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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!

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

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.

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...

Sheppard Public school in Kitchener

On October 28, 2018 volunteers tore up 120 square meters of asphalt in the schoolyard of Sheppard Public School in Kitchener, Ontario, and planted it with native shrubs and trees on November 1. Almost 200 volunteers came out to support this project!

Ontario Trillium Foundation funds Depave Events through 2020

New money! Thanks to a generous $740,000 contribution from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, 36 new Depave Paradise events are planned over 2018-2020 in at least 9 communities in Ontario, including Hamilton, Collingwood and York Region.

Upcoming Depave in Peterborough Connects Two Parks

As part of the Peterborough Vibrancy Project, Peterborough GreenUP and community partners will depave a disused area of Water Street and install a large rain garden at the south end of a popular downtown park, next to a well-used footbridge. Learn more.

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...

Sheppard Public school in Kitchener

Sheppard Public school in Kitchener

On October 28, 2018 volunteers tore up 120 square meters of asphalt in the schoolyard of Sheppard Public School in Kitchener, Ontario, and planted it with native shrubs and trees on November 1. Almost 200 volunteers came out to support this project!

Upcoming Depave in Peterborough Connects Two Parks

Upcoming Depave in Peterborough Connects Two Parks

As part of the Peterborough Vibrancy Project, Peterborough GreenUP and community partners will depave a disused area of Water Street and install a large rain garden at the south end of a popular downtown park, next to a well-used footbridge. Learn more.

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...

Sheppard Public school in Kitchener

Sheppard Public school in Kitchener

On October 28, 2018 volunteers tore up 120 square meters of asphalt in the schoolyard of Sheppard Public School in Kitchener, Ontario, and planted it with native shrubs and trees on November 1. Almost 200 volunteers came out to support this project!

Upcoming Depave in Peterborough Connects Two Parks

Upcoming Depave in Peterborough Connects Two Parks

As part of the Peterborough Vibrancy Project, Peterborough GreenUP and community partners will depave a disused area of Water Street and install a large rain garden at the south end of a popular downtown park, next to a well-used footbridge. Learn more.