Having a home that backs onto a public reserve can be quite scenic. Homeowners can look out their windows to enjoy the naturalized areas that are usually incorporated along trails, parks and wetlands. Native grasses and plants provide valuable habitat and food sources to local wildlife while also helping to clean our air and watershed.
Unfortunately, these beautiful parks and trails can be easily damaged when homeowners hire contractors who use them to access backyards to make improvements. If you are a homeowner who is planning any backyard renovations that require access through a public reserve such as a trail or park, please be sure to get permits. Learn more in this blog.
Knowing who maintains which boulevard can be confusing. To help clarify the procedures on boulevard maintenance, we’ve put together this guide to help you determine who is responsible for a specific area.
Sage Creek is a vibrant community that is swiftly growing into a richly diverse neighbourhood with something for everyone. Whether you are starting fresh, redesigning your life or entering the next stage, here are the top three reasons why you should choose Sage Creek as your community.
Sage Creek demonstrates the most current thinking on what makes a complete community thrive. Qualico Communities thoughtfully designed Sage Creek as a walkable community by incorporating several sustainable features such as constructed wetlands and native plantings throughout. An abundance of amenities, recreational parks, playgrounds and trails propel residents to be physically active while instilling a sense of connection and overall wellbeing.
Spring can be a smelly time of year for dog owners, especially when turds can no longer freeze into poopsicles. It’s one thing to become lenient in picking up the poop in your own backyard but imagine seeing and smelling everyone else’s soggy dog poop when you’re out on a walk.
When the bitter, cold prairie winter hits, so does the desire to pack your bags and jet-off to a warmer destination. A place where the parkas and snow boots can be swapped for shorts and sandals as a wardrobe staple. Whether you choose to escape the cold with a short weekend getaway or a week-long vacation with family and friends, it’s important to prepare your home for when you are away to ensure you stay stress-free from take-off to landing.
Here are some tips to keep in mind prior to your departure:
Winnipeg winters are notorious for being cold, dark and seemingly everlasting. However, one doesn’t need to look far to find a local event, attraction or activity that embraces the coldest season and all that comes with it. One such popular event is, of course, Festival du Voyageur.
As a long-standing sponsor of Festival du Voyageur, Qualico Communities annually selects a prominent location in Sage Creek place the event’s famous snow sculptures. This year, because of their popularity, we decided to collaborate with local artists to offer another snow sculpture in the community.
Sage Creek is a vibrant community that has grown into a richly diverse neighbourhood with something for everyone. Phase 8 is an important component of Sage Creek that continues to provide a diverse array of living options for a variety of different lifestyles and budgets. Aside from the block of premium single-family homes along Grey Heron Drive, the majority of Phase 8 consists of multi-family homes.
Below are a few projects in this area: