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Ribbon of Green Online Open House

Together, let’s protect, connect and enhance Edmonton’s Ribbon of Green.

The Ribbon of Green (2018) will consolidate previous Ribbon of Green plans and documents (1990 and 1992), plus develop strategic guidance for the southwest and northeast corners of the river valley and ravine system that was not previously undertaken.

This project will result in one comprehensive easy-to-use Ribbon of Green plan.

View the Study Area Maps, and other documents and reports for more background on this initiative.

Engagement Process

Public Engagement Plan

Public Engagement Plan

It is important that the public, stakeholders and Indigenous communities be involved in shaping the Ribbon of Green project to create a stronger, more relevant and effective plan. This Public Engagement and Communications Plan outlines how to involve and gather their insight and feedback to inform the project.


Ribbon of Green Timeline

Thank you to all who participated in the final stage of the Ribbon of Green public engagement. Whether you attended one of the sessions or filled out the survey, your input has been invaluable.

Phase 4: "Confirm Our Ribbon"

Public Engagement

In this engagement phase you had an opportunity to review and comment on the revised draft Ribbon of Green plan which includes policy direction, programming guidance and proposed trail networks for the southwest and northeast portion of the river valley and ravine system. 

Thank you to those who participated in this phase - your input will help to refine the draft plan before it goes to Council in 2019.

Online Survey

November 15 – December 6, 2018
People shared their voice on our Phase 4 online survey.

Open House Materials

Information Boards

What We Heard Report (10 MB)

Phase 3: "Plan Our Ribbon"

Previous Public Engagement

In this engagement phase you had an opportunity to review the draft Ribbon of Green plan, including policy direction, proposed trail networks and programming guidance for the northeast and southwest study areas.

Thank you for the input you provided. It will help to inform the refinement of the plan, which will be shared again in the fall.

Online Survey

People shared input on our Phase 3 interactive map and questionnaire.

Open Houses

Wednesday May 2, 2018
Terwillegar Recreation Centre
2051 Leger Road NW

Thursday May 3, 2018
Abbottsfield Recreation Centre
3006 119 Ave NW

Open House Materials

Information Boards (16MB)
What We Heard Report

Phase 2: "Shape Our Ribbon"

Previous Public Engagement

In the second phase of engagement, you had a chance to:

  • Review the draft vision and priorities for each study area
  • Help shape and refine the Land Management Classifications and policy directions
  • Provide feedback on what you would like to see in the proposed amenity nodes (these are areas that present opportunities for a higher level of activity)

Open Houses

Monday November 6, 2017
Abbottsfield Recreation Centre

Tuesday November 7, 2017
Westridge Wolf Willow Country Club Community League

Optional presentations were held at both open houses. There was also an opportunity to provide input on two concept options developed for the Oleskiw River Valley Park Master Plan.

Open House Materials

Information Boards 
Phase 2 What We Heard Report

Online Survey

November 6 - 26, 2017
People shared their voice on our Phase 2 interactive map and questionnaire.

Engage Edmonton

The project team were at two Engage Edmonton events that took place in November, including an open house in the northeast and one in the southwest. These events were part of a larger engagement series that provided the opportunity for Edmontonians to learn more about several City projects and provide their input.

Phase 1: Share Your Ideas

Previous Public Engagement

Thanks for joining the conversation and talking river valley and ravines.

We received valuable input on Edmonton’s River Valley and Ravine System and your responses will help to inform the policy direction for the two study areas.

We engaged with the public on:

The project context, including the previous Ribbon of Green plans and how this project relates to other City initiatives and policies.

The southwest and northeast portions of the river valley and ravine system, by asking citizens for their insights on these areas, how they would like to use these areas in the future, and their overall vision for these portions of Edmonton’s river valley and ravine system.

Online Survey

March 14 - April 7, 2017

People shared their voice on our interactive map and questionnaire.

Open Houses

March 22, 2017

Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

March 23, 2017
Clareview Community Recreation Centre

In case you missed the events you can view the Information Boards (11MB).
Phase 1 What We Heard Report


Ensure you don’t miss out on any in-person events.

Public Engagement

Share Your Voice, Shape Our City

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