Brampton Memorial Gardens

CYC Hibernaculum Construction

Corporation/Institution Profile
Opened in 1986, Brampton Memorial Gardens (BMG) is a cemetery, cremation centre, memorial chapel and visitation centre in the City of Brampton.

Year Joined

Site Description
BMG is a 52 ha former agricultural site situated on Fletcher’s Creek that is in its early stages of development as a memorial garden. It will take up to 15 years to be fully developed with much of the land requiring on-going maintenance.

Site Challenges

  • Size and maintenance
  • Compacted soils
  • Seasonally wet areas
  • Invasive wetland species
  • Public access

Proposed Projects 

  • Grassland Prairie
  • Formal Gardens Enhanced with Native Species
  • Stormwater Management Pond Enhanced with Native Species
  • Potential Native Tree Nursery
  • Meadow
  • Hibernaculum
  • Creature Tower
BMG Site Plan, February

BMG Site Plan, February

Projects Undertaken to Date


  • Hibernaculum installed by CVC’s Conservation Youth Corps (CYC)

Level Attained

Awards to Date

  • Friends of the Credit Conservation Award 2011
CYC Hibernaculum Construction

CYC Hibernaculum Construction

Hibernaculum Completed

Hibernaculum Completed



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