Category: Greenbelt



Three Outdoor Activities for Your Spring Bucket List

This past winter in Canada’s Capital was pretty epic, but, now that spring is finally here, it’s time to cross some items off your spring bucket list.

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Science in the Greenbelt

As an environmental program officer at the NCC, I explore and study some of the most well-preserved natural areas in the National Capital Region. I have always been passionate about conserving natural spaces — and sharing that passion for the natural world with others. Beginning from when I was quite young, I was constantly curious about what was drumming in the woods (ruffed grouse!), why that frog did not jump (because it was a toad!) and how that raccoon knew which neighbourhood has garbage day (still don’t know!).

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7 Greenbelt activities to add to your bucket list

Every time I visit Canada’s Capital Greenbelt, I create new memories. It’s a place where people are able to connect with nature, their loved ones and our nation’s capital. One of my goals at the NCC is to make the Greenbelt a place where shared stories and experiences create lasting memories.

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Natural Capital: The economic value of NCC green spaces

The study concludes that communities in the National Capital Region receive benefits worth an average of $332 million per year from the NCC’s green spaces.

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