Finally!! I have written those much promised blog posts on the Rockcliffe Lands Redevelopment. I'm only a year late! I still have one last post to do and I hope to get it done this month and provide my comments to CLC. I can't wait to see what this development shapes into in the upcoming years!
Posts on Rockcliffe Lands Redevelopment:
First blog post: September 2011
Announcement of the project by CLC
Rockcliffe Lands Redevelopment (Part 1): November 2012
Description of the first public open house (October 2012) and their Green and Blue conceptual drawings.
Rockcliffe Lands Redevelopment (Part 2): April 2013
Consideration for heritage old growth trees, green corridors to promote ecological diversity and the surrounding landscape.
Rockcliffe Lands Redevelopment (Part 3): September 2013
Suggestions regarding increasing the size of Montfort Woods, Expanding options for "Blue Landscaping" and adding Native Wildscaping
Rockcliffe Lands Redevelopment (Part 4): October 2013
Thoughts on supporting native fauna including birds, bees, bats and other wildlife
If you still want to send your thoughts and comments to Canada Lands Company it is not too late. You can find their contact information on the Canada Lands Company Rockcliffe Lands website (firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com). I did not find an email address for the Ottawa office however.
UPCOMING: Rockcliffe Lands Redevelopment (Part 5) which will include a discussion on the potential for Biophilic Guidelines (based on Toronto Waterfront's Sustainability Guidelines) and honoring Algonquin Lands. Stay tuned!