Reep Green Solutions is hosting a work party next Saturday (June 16th) here in the Mount Hope neighbourhood as part of the RAIN Smart Neighbourhoods project. Last weekend they had a successful work party in Lakeside, where Mount Hope resident Carolyn got her hands dirty in preparation for her upcoming rain garden installation! They are … More Plant a Rain Garden in our Community!
Yes it’s true! According to a recent article in the Record, Kitchener’s tree canopy covers 26% of our city, whereas New York City’s covers 36 percent. In response to the many challenges facing our urban forest, the City of Kitchener has proposed a draft plan to improve tree management and protection on both public and private … More Did you know NYC has more trees than Kitchener?
Welcome to the Mount Hope RAIN Smart Working Group – and you are invited to join the first gathering of this group! Since the introduction of the Rain Ready project in summer 2016, REEP Green Solutions has heard of some exciting rain saver project already underway in the Mount Hope neighbourhood and the contest winners’ project … More You’re so thrifty, you even want to save raindrops!
Our midtown Mount Hope neighbourhood is already a participant in the Rain Ready neighbourhoods initiative, but here’s another climate change focused opportunity. ClimateActionWR is looking for Sector Committee members for the ClimateActionWR plan, and are particularly interested in getting neighbourhood representatives engaged in the Residential Sector Committee. If you are interested, please contact Mary Jane … More Climate change and neighbourhoods