Having grown up with a cottage in Kawartha Lakes, my family and I have passed Balsam Lake Provincial Park countless times. From observing and interacting with wildlife, swimming in the freshwater lakes, and pit stops for the occasional fresh strawberries and corn on the cob, my life has been filled with the advantages that our parks provide; advantages that I'm reminded of each day.Read more
Agriculture in Durham region.
The natural landscape of Durham invites you to explore the spectacular lake views and walk in its beautiful conservation areas. Whether the Ganaraska Forest or the Rouge Park, you are surrounded by nature that invites you to enjoy the outdoors. But Durham is more than just a spectacular landscape.Read more
May 2014 Newsletter
Greenbelt Harvest Picnic (woo!), cycling our calves off, and a big thank you to the leaders in our conservation authorities.
This month's newsletter features:
- Greenbelt Harvest Picnic Early Bird Tickets
- Cycling the Greenbelt Route
- Greenbelt Walks the Humber and Paddles the Don
- Thank You To Our CA Leaders
- And more... !
GREENBELT HARVEST PICNIC EARLY BIRD TICKETS
ON SALE THIS SATURDAY
Ray LaMontagne, Daniel Lanois,
Bruce Cockburn, Boris Brott,
Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun
Los Lobos, Sarah Harmer, Ron Sexsmith, & more!!
Saturday August 23, 2014
Gates at 11AM - Show at 12PM
Christie Lake Conservation Area
1002 Highway #5 West
Visit the Greenbelt
Cyclist? Hiker? Foodie? There's plenty to do and see in Ontario's Greenbelt. Follow the links below and start planning your Greenbelt Adventure!
Looking for local? Greenbeltfresh.ca is your guide to the Greenbelt's farms and farmers' markets. Use the interactive map to find a market near you or view the News section for in-season recipes and local food events.
More than 475 kilometres of cycling adventures await you in the beautiful, protected countryside of Ontario’s Greenbelt. Enjoy lush forests, winding rivers, welcoming communities, and family farms, as you ride across this stunning landscape.
Take a hike! Check out our Greenbelt Walks guides and explore the Greenbelt 10,000 km trail network.
Toronto's ravines are only a click away.
Find a Greenbelt event near you!
Photo of Tiffany Falls by Jack Starret
Quick. When you think of Hamilton what comes to mind?
For most people it's steel mills, pollution, and industry. The Burlington Skyway has forever branded Hamilton in a one dimensional way.Read more
The Greenbelt Harvest Picnic is fast approaching, bringing together great music, art, family activities, and local food all in celebration of Ontario’s Greenbelt.
In light of the recent news that Neil Young & Crazy Horse cancelled, I know there has been some frustration surrounding the decision to give ticket holders a partial refund only. I wanted to take a moment to reiterate that we at the Foundation do not make any money from this event. The decision to provide only a $40 partial refund was made by September Seventh Entertainment Ltd. As a title sponsor, we have no authority in making this decision.Read more
Every summer, I am struck by the sheer wealth of food that comes from this province. After a cold and seemingly endless winter followed by a sluggish spring, the summer comes bearing gifts of sweet golden corn, succulent berries, the tenderest peaches you have ever bitten into, and just about everything else under the sun that makes your heart sing… at least, it does for me.Read more
Neil Young with Crazy Horse to Headline 2013 Greenbelt Harvest PicnicRead more