Balancing ecosystem health and economic growth is always a tough question. How will a six-storey condo affect the ecological integrity in the ravine next door? How far should we keep new development away from the ravines? That’s why we need scientific research to obtain quantitative data and then develop conservation/restoration plans for the ravines.
Residents in Glen Davis Ravine and Glen Stewart Ravine have been fighting against development and invasive species for decades. Read Patty Winsa’s article to find out more about their stories. One of the researchers on our ravine team, Anqi Dong, was also cited on forest resilience and the data she collected from the Park Drive Ravine.