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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.