Recreation – Theme 9

The Biosphere Eco-City (BEC) model divides sustainability into broad areas of interest. These Ten Themes provide a clear focus for discussion and action. Because they are concrete, they are also easy to understand. Discussion groups, based on Themes, can bring together people who share common interests. It furthers cooperation.
Parks and pathways are important elements of urban recreation, and their supply should be tailored to the needs of neighbourhoods. As well, rural areas have the potential to address some of the recreational needs of urban residents. An Eco-City project that coordinated the rural supply of recreational areas, such as camping and picnic sites, could provide enjoyment, while generating rural income. Another possibility is farm visits, which are an educational experience that brings urban people closer to nature. This also provides extra income that helps to maintain traditional farms, with benefits for both the environment and rural society.

Database Entries from Recreation Theme

The Moose Creek Recreational Trail, Moose Creek, Ontario

The Moose Creek Recreational Trail, Moose Creek, Ontario

Trail Features Trail Location & Access: 16810 8th Road to Simeon Lane, Moose Creek ON Len[...]
Ottawa Bike Lanes Project - What gets a city to start bicycling?

Ottawa Bike Lanes Project - What gets a city to start bicycling?

Contact Us: e-mail: bikelanes.ca@gmail.com[...]
Healthy Transportation Coalition in the National Capital Region

Healthy Transportation Coalition in the National Capital Region

Contact Us: e-mail: healthytransportationott@gmail.com phone: Feel free to phone Trevor, on his [...]
Torbolton Institute Culture Security  ‘Culture Hub 2020’

Torbolton Institute Culture Security ‘Culture Hub 2020’

Who we serve: Canadian families and households who realize that adopting innovative and adaptive wa[...]
VeloGo - Bike Share Program in Ottawa-Gatineau

VeloGo - Bike Share Program in Ottawa-Gatineau

Team VeloGO is part of the CycleHop family operating in multiple cities in North America. The Cycle[...]