We need your votes to help Depave Paradise win this contest so we can depave six sites in Canada, including one in Winnipeg.
Depave Paradise is applying to the Aviva Community Fund to help ‘greenify’ these sites and your vote can help us win! Register here and you can vote up to 18 times – of course, we’d love ALL of your votes! Thanks so much for taking a few minutes out of your day to help us depave paradise! For additional information on our previous depave project, including a great little video, please keep reading.
In 2016, the Manitoba Eco-Network helped turn ‘Depave Paradise’ into a huge success! Over 100 m2 of asphalt was removed and replaced with native gardens, garden boxes for growing edibles, and a natural play space. This removal of a hard surface not only made Brooklands School more beautiful, but will also divert water from our local sewage system, allowing rainwater to naturally filter through the soil before going into our local waterways.
Brooklands School Project Video