Green Cities

Are you ready for gardening season?

Spring is around the corner and it’s time to start planning your garden. Gardening is important because it helps protect and restore the natural environment, while making our homes and communities look amazing. We’re here… Continue Reading

Celebrate Mississauga’s Urban Forest – National Forest Week Celebration

Did you know Mississauga has more than two million trees on public and private land? Our urban forest is important to the health and quality of life in the city. There are economic and environmental… Continue Reading

Winter is Over: Time to Spring into Action

Warmer weather brings spring cleaning excitement, but what about our furry, feathery and slithery friends? They can use a helping hand getting ready for spring too. Adding a few simple tasks to your outdoor cleaning… Continue Reading

Transforming our Waterfront

The Region of Peel and Credit Valley Conservation have a plan: Naturalize a degraded section of the waterfront. This plan is going through an environmental assessment and may be a reality in the next few… Continue Reading

Planting Trees with the Power of Partnerships

The possibilities are endless when a community of environmental stewards gets together to make a difference. This past Sunday, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), the David Suzuki Foundation and RONA held a community tree planting for… Continue Reading

Clearing Invasive Species from Ray Lawson Valley

It’s not often that you get the chance to grow a community forest from scratch, one sapling at a time. But that is exactly what happened on June 1, in Brampton’s Ray Lawson Valley. Imagine… Continue Reading

Planting a Community — Urban Reforestation

Article by Kiruthiha Kulendiren, Senior Science & Policy Advisor (Ontario & Northern Canada), David Suzuki Foundation. In 2012, with the support of RONA and in collaboration with Friends of the Rouge Watershed, the David Suzuki… Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for Shoreline and River Cleanups

On Saturday, Sept. 22, citizens across the country will be slipping into their rubber boots and filling garbage bags to do their part to improve the health of streams and shorelines in the Great Canadian… Continue Reading

Brampton High School Recognized for Environmental Leadership

Brampton’s David Suzuki Secondary School (DSSS) received national, provincial and local recognition for its ecological landscaping initiative. The school was recognized by the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s Habitat 2020 program, Eco Canada’s Green High School program… Continue Reading

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