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Encourages the growth of grassroots beautification, natural environments and greening of the city through partnerships that enable the City to leverage resources, enhancing quality of life in the city in concert with the residents we serve.
Founded in 1999 by the Edmonton Horticultural Society, Canadian Union of Postal Workers, and the City of Edmonton to celebrate attractive front yards in Edmonton.
Encouraging all Edmontonians to celebrate winter in the city, and to keep our neighbourhoods looking beautiful!
Help keep your community green spaces healthy and beautiful by caring for a flower bed, local park or natural area.
Root for Trees intends to increase tree planting within the city through continued partnerships with businesses, individual residents, and community groups.
This program is an opportunity for Edmontonians to add character to their neighbourhoods by beautifying the City’s strip of land between the sidewalk and the road.
There are over 80 community garden sites promoting local, organically grown food; healthy and active lifestyles; and safer, more vibrant and connected communities.
Dedicate a commemorative plaque displayed on benches in the City’s parks and open spaces.
We are proud to give Edmontonians the chance to dedicate a commemorative plaque on our benches, all while providing resting spots for those enjoying our City of Edmonton Golf Courses and the grounds of The Muttart Conservatory.
Commemorate an individual or event through the installation of a park tree, pedestal and plaque - a lasting legacy to be enjoyed by future generations.
City of Edmonton off-leash areas in neighbourhoods and the river valley. Tips for use, Edmonton animal bylaws and fines for misuse.
Edmonton has more than 160 kilometres of maintained multi-use trails. Go for a leisurely stroll, enjoy a bike ride or inline skate through Edmonton's beautiful river valley.
Information about reserving picnic sites in the city.
The City is working on a citywide Public Washroom Strategy to improve access, user experience and management of existing public washroom facilities.
Parks and River Valley Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteering with the City can be very rewarding. You will be able to enjoy the City's outdoor spaces while making a positive impact.
Through the use of naturalization, responsible herbicide use and mowing, the City of Edmonton promotes biodiversity in our green spaces.
City of Edmonton park rangers, their work and about Edmonton's river valley and its wildlife.
Cautions and closures of parks and trails.
Trails and walkways are cleared when the snow has accumulation of more than 2.5 cm.