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Sage Creek’s commitment to Earth Day is every day

Apr 15, 2019
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.

Developing healthy wetlands

Oct 1, 2018
On September 27, representatives across Canada gathered in Sage Creek to learn about the design and construction of naturalized wetland systems. This Sage Creek tour was part of a two-day field workshop on naturalized stormwater retention ponds.

Spraying for Thistle

Jun 28, 2018
The City of Winnipeg will be spot spraying thistle in the native grasses, in and around the Hydro Corridor, over the next couple of weeks.

Winter on the Trails

Jan 18, 2018
Staying active in the winter can be challenging if you aren’t into going to the gym. Luckily, if you’re willing to bundle up and go for a walk or a winter bike ride, Sage Creek features nearly 10km of trails for you to get out and enjoy.

Hydro Corridor - Native Grasses Mowing

Aug 24, 2017
On August 23, Sage Creek residents noticed City crews with tractors mowing down the native grasses in the Hydro Corridor between Tallgrass Crescent and Red Lily Road in order to control the weeds. The timing of this mow is not good for the viability of the grasses.

How to Achieve Luscious, Low-Maintenance Landscaping

Jul 26, 2017
Your home exterior is just as important as the interior, which is why landscaping is such an important part of the design process. There are many possibilities when creating a plan that make maintaining your yard a lot easier.

New and Improved Willow Tunnel

May 18, 2017
The Sage Creek Nature Trail has a new and improved willow tunnel! We have installed a 20 foot long willow tunnel that will grow into a naturally unique and enchanting feature for the community.

Wildlife-Friendly Gardening Tips: Native Plants

May 5, 2017
Welcome to the first of our series of how-to blogs, where we’ll be providing specific strategies and advice from the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) covering five key areas of wildlife-friendly gardening: Food, Water, Shelter, Green Gardening and Native Plants.

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