Mud Lake is one of the most ecologically important natural habitats in the urban part of Canada’s Capital Region.
The NCC has teamed up with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority to design and construct a wetland in the headwaters of Black Rapids Creek, located in the Greenbelt. The wetland will fulfill the following functions: improve water quality, provide rare wetland habitat along the Black Rapids Creek system, increase overall biodiversity.
Remic Rapids Park is renowned for its balanced rock sculptures and exceptional views of the Capital core area and Gatineau shoreline.
The Mer Bleue Bog in Ottawa is one of the most outstanding natural features of the Greenbelt. The 3,500-hectare conservation area has a northern ecosystem that is more typical of the Arctic than of the Ottawa Valley.
Green’s Creek, to the east of Ottawa, is an area of unusual geology, with steep-sided ravines and plateaus.
The creation of a continuous riverfront park that reconnects people with the Ottawa River.
The Eardley Escarpment is home to the richest and most fragile ecosystem in Gatineau Park, primarily because of its geology and location.
Gatineau Park’s Lusk Cave is a superb marble cave and natural geological phenomenon that has been thousands of years in the making.
In the Greenbelt!
Shirleys Bay is an internationally renowned conservation area on the Ottawa River, and a popular birding area.