PG Skates, Free Community-wide Skating Event – Sunday, February 16th (1pm – 3pm)
Bring your skates and helmets to the Prince George Outdoor Ice Oval on Sunday, February 16th for a community-wide skate. Clowns, music, face painting and hot chocolate will be on hand to add some pizzazz to the skate. This is the 4th Annual PG Skates event and it is hosted by the EnhancePG Committee and the PG Ice Oval Society. PG Skates takes place at the Ice Oval (behind CN Centre) and will run from 1pm – 3pm on Sunday, February 16th.
Come one, come all and enjoy the benefits of living in a Winter City – skating on natural outdoor ice!
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EnhancePG committee member
Sustainable Landscapes: Principles & Practices
The Prince George Communities in Bloom Committee in joint partnership with the City of Prince George hosted a presentation on Sustainable Landscapes: Principles & Practices on February 21st, 2008.
The program was presented by Michelle Nakano, a leader in the area of sustainable landscaping as well as an educator for Kwantlen University College’s School of Horticulture. The event was well attended by various staff from the City of Prince George, members of the Communities in Bloom Committee and the David Douglas Botanical Garden Society, students from the David Douglas Botanical Garden Society Master Gardener Certification Program, as well as representatives from various agencies and interest groups.
The presentation included topics on sustainable landscapes in relation to community capital, ecological principles and processes, native landscapes, pest management, and development practices. Various innovative ideas such as Roof Top Gardens, Bioswales, Rain Gardens, Bug Gardens, Layering and Matrix Planting were presented.
To view abstracts from the presentation, click on the following: