The Tales of the Rail Trail

St. Catharines City Council recently approved the construction of a 3-metre (10 foot) wide, 3.7 km asphalt trail along the old Grantham Rail Line running between Parnall Road and Roehampton Avenue at a cost of $1,565,000. Unfortunately, SEA only learned of the proposed approval at the 11th hour. We made a last-ditch effort to defer … Continue reading The Tales of the Rail Trail

Another Asphalt Pathway for the Garden City

Lets face it – we’re not big fans of asphalt.  Especially asphalt pathways.  And certainly not asphalt pathways through greenspaces.  We are for active linkages that connect neighbourhoods and that support recreational and active transportation opportunities.  And we would like to believe that trail improvements to existing pathway systems can provide those opportunities at reasonable … Continue reading Another Asphalt Pathway for the Garden City

Friends of Walker’s Creek

The Good Guys Meet the environmental champions in our community. Check in with us every month as we highlight the work and accomplishments of various organizations and individuals – The Good Guys. The Friends of Walker’s Creek is made up of citizens who volunteer their time and energy to oversee the string of six parks through which … Continue reading Friends of Walker’s Creek