When the snow melts and nature wakes up, many of you want to get out and enjoy the spring air. Warning: the area’s flora and fauna are fragile during the spring thaw and the trails can be muddy or flooded.

Here is what you need to know to prepare for an outing in the Greenbelt this spring.


Spring is an important season of new growth and activity for plants and wildlife in the Greenbelt. Make sure you’re aware of the behaviours and practices to follow that respect other users, the environment and the plants and animals that live there.