Enhancing the Resilience of the Greenbelt (Phase 1)
Ontario Nature is supporting the Federal government’s high profile international commitment to conserve 17% of land and freshwater by 2020.
The Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust is providing long-term protection and stewardship of key natural heritage and agricultural lands across the Oak Ridges Moraine and surrounding Greenbelt landscape.
Ducks Unlimited Canada
A partnership with Ducks Unlimited to support the installation of a naturalized stormwater management system in a new development site.
Green Infrastructure Guide for Small Cities, Towns and Rural Communities
By incorporating nature into the built environment, Green Infrastructure can improve water quality, reduce infrastructure costs, reduce the flood risk, and ensure our watersheds and communities are more resilient to climate change.
The Agricultural System: Components, Linkages, and Rationale
This paper, written by Dr. Wayne Caldwell from the University of Guelph, provides an overview of the agricultural system and its component parts.
Local Leadership Matters: Ontario Municipalities Taking Action to Strengthen the Greenbelt
From tree planting to local food processing, this report looks at a mix of initiatives and tools 30 municipalities are using to enhance Ontario’s Greenbelt.
Cootes to Escarpment Conservation and Land Management Strategy
The Royal Botanical Gardens led a collaborative to undertake a conservation and land management planning process to protect 4,000 acres of natural Greenbelt lands within the municipalities of Hamilton and Burlington.
Ontario's Greenbelt in an International Context
An exploration of greenbelts around the world, that protect prime agricultural lands, environmentally-sensitive areas, and natural and cultural heritage features.