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OPA takes great pride in partnering with other organizations to continue to spread awareness and work toward Protecting Tomorrow Today®. This page lists some of the upcoming events or programs these partners are hosting.


October 1, 2020COVID-19 Research on Trails and Outdoor Recreation: What We’ve Learned So Far Ontario Trails Council in partnership with Frank Company, Brock University and Trans Canada Trail presents a trail management webinar. Click here to learn more.

October  22, 2020 - Greenway Trail Networks – Combining Nature, Culture and Recreation - Greenway Trail Networks have become increasingly popular across North America. This webinar will discuss how to overcome barriers that make it difficult to get community support for multi-use trail projects, including Greenway Trail Networks. The speakers will reflect on strategies that have worked and not worked, and how lessons learned can be shared and replicated across regions. This will provide insight into how leveraging the proven benefits of multi-use trail networks can contribute to successful political and community engagement processes for approval. Click here to learn more.


Click here for program details and to register for the February 2021 session. Spaces are limited so register soon!

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Launches CitiesAlive Virtual 2020 - Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, the industry association for professionals working in the green roof and wall industry is excited to announce the launch of CitiesAlive Virtual from October 21-23,2020! CitiesAlive Virtual 2020 will be showcasing the best in green infrastructure design, research and policy all with the underlying focus of how we can build back better to prioritize health and resilience as we recover from COVID19.

CitiesAlive Virtual 2020 will feature both online expert presentations from some of the world’s leading designers and in-person green infrastructure tours in cities across North America.

To read the full media release click here. Click the picture above to go to the CitiesAlive website.






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