Greening a schoolyard

Glashan Schoolyard slated for greening

Check out the Citizen Op-ed by our Community Network Glebe team leader, Angela Keller-Herzog

‘Our school looks like a jail!” is what our students say. The Ottawa inner-city Glashan schoolyard is bleak, mostly pavement. As the tulips are coming out in Ottawa, the Glashan school council is poised to launch a direct-ask fundraising campaign — looking to raise $250,000 to realize the greening project. The project integrates new green space and trees with several digital murals that the students will co-create with a local artist, and a new naturalized climbing and play structure (the yard currently has no play structure).

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