Review of Implementation of the Water Resource System in the Greenbelt
There is a need for updated and finer resolution mapping with layers that delineate surface and sub-surface hydrologic features and elements that reflect hydrologic functions.
Press Release: Research Reveals New Ability to Expand Ontario’s $2.2 Billion Fruit & Vegetable Sector
Cooling Corridors: The Role of Green Infrastructure in Building Resilience to Extreme Heat
“Cooling Corridors..." is the first report of its kind that quantifies the positive impact that the Greenbelt’s urban river valleys have on temperature. Using climate modeling in two neighbourhoods in Peel Region, the report finds that tree canopy provides cooling...
Natural Infrastructure in a Changing Climate
In partnership with York Region and Jenny Hill, Assistant Dean, Academic Planning and Governance at the University of Toronto, we're exploring the positive impacts natural infrastructure can have on a changing climate.
Fresh Water in a Changing Climate
Ontario has 250,000 lakes, containing about one-fifth of the world’s fresh water. Unfortunately, this unique offering could be undermined by climate change.