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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!

Ontario Trillium Foundation funds Depave Events through 2020

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

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.

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.

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.