Meewasin Primary Trail Infrastructure Upgrades - River Landing to the Weir: Phase 1 from the Queen Street to the Riverworks weir (Duke Street) is now underway. Work includes widening and improvements for accessibility to the trail, bench seating areas, grading, retaining walls, planting and turf. Some existing vegetation will be impacted to allow for trail construction, and to open up river views at seating nodes. This work will be done in conjunction with upgrades planned by Saskatoon Light & Power at the Queen Street intersection. For more information on the proposed improvements please see below. Trail users will be detoured around the construction site, using the sidewalk west of Spadina Crescent.
Greenway Development: Aspen Ridge Neighbourhood: This project borders the Meewasin Northeast Swale adjacent to the Aspen Ridge Neighborhood. Work is now underway on the project.
Slump Repair at 16th Street and Saskatchewan Crescent in Cosmopolitan Park: In partnership with the City of Saskatoon, Meewasin will be undertaking the re-vegetation of the slope between Saskatchewan Crescent and the river, once the repair of the slope is completed. This work will be initiated in the summer of 2017 and completed in 2018.
Tree and Native Grass Planting west of the Remai Modern Art Gallery: In partnership with the City of Saskatoon and the Remai Modern Art Gallery, Meewasin will be undertaking the re-vegetation of the area between the building and the riverfront path link to the west of the building, including tree planting along the path. This work is now underway.
Meewasin Northeast Swale Master Plan: Click here to learn more. With funding provided by the City of Saskatoon, Meewasin will be initiating the initial phases of work within the swale. This will include trail development within the recreational zone north of Silverspring and fence installation adjacent to the Aspen Ridge Neighborhood. Work is now underway on this project.
Chief Whitecap Park Master Plan Implementation: The Master Plan has been approved and the project will be implemented over a number of years subject to funding. You can review the Master Plan here. Thanks to TreeCanada and grant funding from CN EcoConnexions and TD, planting of several naturalized bluffs will be done starting with prep work in August and planting events in September and October involving Meewasin staff and volunteers. See the FAQ for more information.