Communities in Bloom (CIB) 2014 Conference Presentations

Celebrating People, Plants and Pride …20 years later

Presentations from the Communities in Bloom
National Symposium on Parks & Grounds

Charlottetown, PE
September 17 - 20, 2014

*Please note that some presentations are quite large and may be slow to download.

This annual symposium and awards ceremony includes presentations, community exhibits and announcements of the national award winners from Canada and the international competition.

Avoid Being Green Washed! The importance of using green to compliment grey infrastructure

An industry perspective, from the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, on the trends that will endure the “green washing” revolution....

Charlottetown: the Inspired City – Sustainability in Practice

The City of Charlottetown has been making great strides in integrating sustainability into their programs and services since the...

City of Charlottetown – An Inspired City: One Destination’s Creative Approach to Stimulating Tourism Prosperity

With its quaint, storied natural beauty and genuinely friendly, down-to-earth approach to hospitality, Charlottetown has long been an...

CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up: Jasper's Railway History

Reforestation of an area between the CN rail yard and Connaught Drive in Jasper was made possible through the CN EcoConnexions - From the...

Community Gardens Reimagined - Drayton Valley

This presentation describes how the Town of Drayton Valley has reimagined the empty green space at the Municipal Civic Centre...

Community Trail: CN EcoConnexions Project - Humboldt SK

This presentation describes the CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up project in Humboldt which consists of a community trail connecting...

Garden Tourism – It’s all about People!

Joint presentation by Michel Gauthier, Executive Director, Canadian Garden Council and Trish Fry, Manager, Annapolis Royal Historic...

Niagara Parks – 129 years of Preservation, People, and Parks – Renewed!

This presentation describes how, since 1885, the Niagara Parks Commission has operated 1325 ha and 56 km of horticulture, nature,...

St. Elizabeth Community Garden Project - Humboldt, Saskatchewan

St Elizabeth Community Garden, the first community garden in the community, is a project in partnership with Food Connections, Partners...

The Butchart Gardens: People, Pride and Plants, 110 Years Later

The Butchart Garden has gained fame as one of the premier display gardens in the world. At the root of this success lies the contributions...

The Power of Plants – Can plants be the answer to a healthier community?

In this presentation Frankie Flowers,  award winning horticulturalist, bestselling author and "Toronto’s Favorite Weather Man", ...

Town Hall Presentations: Exchange between International and Canadian Communities

Publisher / Presenter: Brian Lepoudre (Killarney-Turtle Mountain MB), David Allister (The London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames UK), Jos...

Waste Management in Prince Edward Island

Although Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province it also is the most densely populated and its domestic water supply is all...
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