view of farmers fields and forests from a hill

There has been a lot of discussion about the Greenbelt in the news over the last few days. It has been heartwarming to see the outpouring of support from across Ontario from people who are passionate about the importance of protecting some of Canada’s best farmland and natural landscapes. It's clear that people across the region know the unique and irreplaceable value that the Greenbelt provides us all.


Man with bike walking through green infrastructure Green Infrastructure Week

From May 13-19 we will be celebrating Green Infrastructure Week. During this week, events will be held highlighting new policy, design practices, and innovations in the Green Infrastructure sector.

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Photo - Two Hearts Connecting at Farmers' Market Nature Does it Best In an interview with Tom Bowers, Research Manager at the Greenbelt, he tells us how green infrastructure can benefit us and how the Greenbelt itself can be thought of as a regional scale green infrastructure.

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Photo - Corn in Field Why Soil Health is Important It affects agricultural viability, healthy communities, environmental sustainability and climate change. It is also one of the most pressing issues facing the Greenbelt, Ontario, Canada and the world.

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Photo - Teactor in Field from Above New Appointments to Greenbelt CouncilCongratulations to the Hon. David Crombie on his appointment as Chair of the Greenbelt Council. The Council will be an important voice for civil society during the next phase of the Greenbelt and Growth Plan implementation.

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Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program

Are you a part of a community group interested in celebrating and enhancing the Greenbelt’s urban river valleys? Over the next three years, through a collaboration between the Greenbelt Foundation and Park People, the Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program will provide grants to community based organizations across the GTHA! Send in your application to be considered for this amazing opportunity!

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