Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing) - Greenbelt Urban River Valley Connector program
City of Markham
$25,000 (over 8 months)
Grant Stream: Prosperous Greenbelt
Date Approved: June 20, 2018
Four Shinrin Yoku (forest bathing) trails connect Markham residents with nature through sensory experiences. A first in Canada, the trails will be located in city parks adjacent to the Don and Rouge river valleys and engage the areas substantial Asian populations and other residents to use, enjoy and steward these unique spaces.
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation’s is now accepting proposals for our Prosperous Greenbelt and Resilient Greenbelt funding streams. We wish to express an interest in enhancing the role the Greenbelt’s water resource systems, including wetlands, recharge areas and river valleys, play in the continued prosperity and high quality of life offered in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
Dozens of Farmers and Stakeholders Participate In Small Plot Agriculture Workshop and Farm Tour Hosted By Greenbelt Foundation In Niagara Region
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September 18, 2018
DOZENS OF FARMERS AND STAKEHOLDERS PARTICIPATE IN SMALL PLOT AGRICULTURE WORKSHOP AND FARM TOUR HOSTED BY GREENBELT FOUNDATION IN NIAGARA REGION
In partnership with the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and Niagara Region, workshop explores aspects of operating a small farm
Niagara-on-the-Lake – The Greenbelt Foundation has partnered with the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and Niagara Region to host a day-long workshop and farm tour focusing on small plot agriculture. Over 50 farmers and stakeholders are participating in the event to hear from a range of experts on the opportunities for small scale farms.
The Greenbelt protection has extended to 21 major urban river valleys and 7 coastal wetlands across the Greater Golden Horseshoe!
The addition of the 21 urban river valleys to the Greenbelt is an important recognition of the vital role the Greenbelt plays in protecting the hydrological features we rely on for clean drinking water, flood protection, and healthy ecosystems.
To get a better understanding about why urban river valleys are important and what's placing them at risk; we sat down with Tom Bowers, the Foundation’s Research Manager.
Urban Rivers get more love with Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program grant recipients announced
TORONTO, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 – The Greenbelt Foundation and Park People are thrilled to announce the 2018 grant recipients of the Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program.
Canada Day Weekend is upon us! With the summer in full swing it's time to take advantage of all the Greenbelt has to offer, from cycling the Greenbelt Route to barbecuing Greenbelt-grown food on the grill. To help you get started we've put together we've put together this handy guide:
1,000km Cycling Route Challenges Riders to Take Trip of a Lifetime Through Greenbelt and Great Lakes
June 28, 2018
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1,000KM CYCLING ROUTE CHALLENGES RIDERS TO TAKE TRIP OF A LIFETIME THROUGH GREENBELT AND GREAT LAKES
The Grand Greenbelt and Great Lakes Cycle Route takes Ontario cycle-tourism to new levels