Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area  Table of Contents

Green Survival: War against ecology abuse  ~ A Saskatoon programme

“George Genereux” Urban Regional Park

World Science Day forgeorge Peace and Development 10 November 2018

St Barbe’s Vision for Peace

P4G [Saskatoon and area] population growth & the Afforestation Areas

Neault Road and the Afforestation Areas

The Ultimate Treehouse

YXE Green Strategy

An Autumn Visit

Please be careful out there!

Official St Barbe Biography book launch!!!

November 20, 2018

Saskatoon’s Green Belt

What is a Vertical Forest?


Afforestation; City Honoured as Pioneer

Build a Prairie?

Relief from Pain

Help Me!

Mother Nature’s Son

Child Of Nature

Happy Birthday!

Men of the Trees

Arbor Day or National Tree Day

UNESCO World Teachers’ Day 5 October 2018

Joy and Inspiration

October 4 is World Animal Day

A natural balance

World Animal Day October 4

Pyramid of Life

World Habitat Day 2 October 2018

Habitat for our local biodiversity

Everything you do counts

Spiral shelterbelts!

Paul Hanley presents St. Barbe

Celebrating National Tree Day September 26, 2018

40th Anniversary Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

Green Economy

Saskatoon: World Tourism Site

World Tourism Day 27 September 2018

Green Survival

September 26th is National Tree Day

Wildfire Prevention

Fire Prevention Week September 24-30, 2017

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

rhythm of life

International Day of Peace 21 September 2018

You have made a difference!

Upcoming Event 2018 Saskatchewan Book Week September 25, 2018

Worldwide Stewardship

September 13 Positive Thinking Day!

Biography of St. Barbe Baker Presentation

Paul Hanley presents Richard St. Barbe Baker

Come Join Us September 26, 2018

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

rhythm of life

International Day of Peace 21 September 2018

You have made a difference!

September 21 World Gratitude Day

Paul Hanley, Environmental Awareness Promoter

September 16, 2018

What’s Happening?

The Word On The Street Saskatoon Sunday, September 16, 2018.

An Autumn Tour

***Amazing announcement by a City of Saskatoon official ***

CTV news broadcast online

Afforestation Area in the NEWS!!!

Are Off Leash Recreation Areas a Good Idea for Service Dogs?

Happiness Happens

Happiness Happens Day August 8, 2018

Speak to me my friend of Him

International Day of Friendship 30 July 2018

The greatest gift of all is life

World Population Day 11 July 2018

June 9 Tribute

In memory of Dr Richard St. Barbe Baker, O.B.E., Hon. L.L.D. (Sask), F.A.I.L., For, Dip. Cantab. (St. Barbe) 9 October 1889 – 9 June 1982.

Keep close to Nature

World Environment Day 5 June 2018

Adventures in Nature

Global Day of Parents 1 June 2018

Range of Biodiversity

International Day for Biological Diversity 22 May 2018

Nature’s Fondest Ties

International Day of Families 15 May 2018

Get out in Nature

World Environment Day June 5

The Green Things Growing

21 April 2018 World Creativity and Innovation Day

World Bee Day 20 May 2018

Song of the Air

Herptology; What is a herptologist?

April is Frog month!

Jim St. Barbe Baker

Heir of the ancient woods

International Day of Forests 21 March 2018

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood

World Poetry Day 21 March 2018

“I had a place.”

St Barbe

Do One Thing

Richard St. Barbe Baker Homestead

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Year of the Dog 2018

“Everything I know I learned from dogs.”

Happy New Year!!

For the love of trees

Happiness is ….

Is there is anything I can do?

Gaia Do you agree?

Trembling Aspen | Did you see the heavy cross they bore?

Over Thirty eight billion dollars.

History of Afforestation

Values of the Afforestation Areas

a good place for all of us to live in

Just walk and see

A Fog so Thick

Where are the frogs?

Walking the talk: Urban wetlands making cities liveable.

Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future

Once in a Blue Moon

What a little snow will do

A Timeline of the afforestation areas.  Up to 1979

Creating the Course

Snow Fondo Race

Wintershines Event

The future of the present

Walk the Walk then Talk the Talk

Female Blackout Day

Professor Laurence Roche

F.I.A.L., For.Dip.Cantab.

St. Barbe’s Vision

Saskatoon: World Tourism Site

Carve your legacy, Evokes curiosity

1915 Saskatoon Sheet

1884 Sectional Map

The Elm, Majestic and Stately

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year with a brand new Species!!! Wow 🙂

Specialization is for insects

Afforestation Year End Review for 2017

Severe Cold Weather and You

Thank you to Cold Weather Angels

Extreme Cold Weather and Your Pet

Christmas in the Forest

Christmas at the park

Richard St. Barbe Baker | Landscapes Paysages

Healing Nations 

Longevity from trees 


Tragedy Averted

Measure Progress with your Camera

How rich is Saskatoon?

Prayer of the Woods

The life of a tree is a life of service

Forests are our lungs

Shared Stolen Treasure

Forest Eco-systems

Saskatoon Forest Story Submission

Forest Ecology

National Forest Week, September 24 to 30, 2017

Pamper Your Forest

Fire ban south of Churchill River 

Richard St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area meeting follow up

City council meeting. Monday August 28. 2017

Dog Days of Summer

National Dog Day Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Ride The Wind

August 23, 2017 Ride the Wind Day

a silent gift of nature.

Friendship Week ~ Third week of August. Aug 20 – 26, 2017

As busy as a bee!

Honey Bee Awareness Day – Third Saturday August 19, 2017

MVA Leadership Role

National Non-Profit Day August 17, 2017

Power of Repose

August 15, 2017 Relaxation Day

Pack up your troubles.

Smile Week => Second Week of August. August 13-+19 2017

Municipal Reserve

Notice of Meeting – RE: Inquiry Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

Happiness Happens

Happiness Happens Day August 8, 2017

Dear Friend –

Friendship Day ~ First Sunday in August. August 6, 2017

K.I.S.S. keep it so simple

Simplify your Life Week => First week of August August 6-12, 2017

Sainte-Terrer,” a Saunterer

July 27 Take Your Pants for a Walk Day

Family Forest Adventures!

Parent’s Day – fourth Sunday in July 23, 2017

Decide now

July 11: World Population Day

150 Happy Birthday, Canada!


This sublime view

National Pink Day June 23

Saskatchewan’s 19th Native Prairie Appreciation Week June 18-24, 2017

Native Prairie

What happens Tuesday June 20, 2017 10:24 P.M. ?

Must See Event.

Paragon of the Beholder

Rewards: Waste Free Challenge

150 Hour Zero Waste Challenge

Zero Waste

A Problem and Great Dilemna

June Rose

Saskatoon Green Infrastructure Program

Long range planning in the forest: are there considerations and implications?

How? Recreation in harmony with wildlife.

Addresses for South West Blairmore Sector Afforestation Areas

National Heat Awareness Day

A Spring Reprieve

Mon May 29th 2017
Standing Policy Committee on Planning, Development and Community
Committee & Commission Meetings
9:00 am / City Council Chamber

Inquiry – Former Councillor Lorje

Forest Concerns

Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)

Unmoored by the Wind?

Ideas Matter.

Ideas Transform the World.

Fossil-fuel emissions and Tree Ratio

Did you know???

Saskatoon Nature Society Field Trip

Canadian Tire, Thank you!

Protecting ancient trees

Could you replant a forest by drone?

“Why shouldn’t we collaborate?”

SK Tire Recycling Program updated!

Quite Simply, the Forest

Afforestation Workshop Thursday May 25, 2017

Water Safety

Saskatoon’s Afforestation leadership Kyoto Protocol

Climate Change and Afforestation

Follow up City of Saskatoon Report on the Afforestation Areas

Monday May 29, 2017

Gratitude Expressed to Hilary Gough

RM of Corman Park Appreciation

Saskatoon City Police Support

World Healing Day, April 29

Shinrin-yoku Forest Bathing

Out for a Festival Walk

April 29 Save the Frogs Day

The Trilling of a Frog

A Walk on the Wild Side

Pleistocene Megafauna. Sabre tooth cats, Mastodons, Giant Condors

Pleistocene Geology

Glacial history and the reconstruction of the most recent ice retreat

Yorath Island Spillway

What is the West Swale?

Heredity and Environment in the Temperate Grasslands.

The Heart of the Plains

South West OLRA Clean UP Saturday April 29, 2017 10:00 a.m. to noon

New Technology for Off Leash Dogs

2017 Clean up Campaign – We need you to help make a difference!

Clean and Green!!

Vision for the Future

True Heroes of the Afforestation Area

Protecting your pet

The Tick

Nature and Viewing Sites In and Around Saskatoon

Saskatoon Nature Society

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Fatbike Fatlanders Brigade, in appreciation

Transportation of Jersey Barriers

Maxie’s Excavating

Stewards of the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area updates .. 2017

Further Acknowledgements

Progress Report

Meeting Results

A New Story Unfolds

New Technology for Off Leash Dogs

Cost of Barriers

Turn back the clock to April 2016

Discover the Loggerhead Shrike price tag

Sk Party slashes MVA funding

Take a Walk in the Park Day March 30

What is an afforestation area?

From NS: “Lyme disease is set to explode, and you can’t protect yourself”

Spring 2017 Updates

A bit of fun

A Meeting

Facebook connections for Dog Walkers

Basic Consideration : Water

Horned Grebe Podiceps Auritus

Water Programmes are Essential

Horned Grebe Podiceps Auritus

Join In – it is not meaningless!

Prairie Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides)

Little Brown Birds

When might you see a sparrow,

Those “Little Brown Jobs”

World Sparrow Day March 20

Knowledge of the Butterfly

Ecological Goods & Services Week – Prairie’s Got the Goods!

A Pollinator Garden Abstract

A Single Spruce ~ A single Glory

When snow falls nature listens

Hibernal Labyrinth; Were you there?

Margaret Rae McKay seeing the details

Saskatchewan Ornithologist

Do one thing!  

United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020

Call to Action! 

(United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020)

Our Experience of the World

World Book Day

What are Ents?

World Wildlife Day

If Trees were Ents

World Wildlife Day

If Pets Had Thumbs

If Pets Had Thumbs Day

The Saskatchewan Woodpecker 

World Wildlife Day ~ Conservation

International Happiness Day

World Wildlife Day

White stripes and spots ~ Spring arrives

Conservation studies for students

Walking the Dog Day!!!

Saskatchewan Seasonal Moisture Conditions

SOS Elms Coalition Speaks Out

Don’t feed the waterfowl

Feed the Birds Day

Winter in Saskatchewan

World Wetlands Day!


How to scientifically forecast the weather with a groundhog!

Where is a groundhog when you need them?

Happy Woodchuck Day!

Bert Wellman Saskatoon Director of Planning and Development Biography

Bill Graham Director of Planning Biography

Green Mansions of Saskatoon

Afforestation Heritage

Afforestation Area the Simple Life

2017 Heritage Festival of Saskatoon

Monarch Butterfly Milkweed Garden 101

Migrate to Mexico, see the Monarchs

Squirrel Appreciation Day

Dream lofty dreams

Uropygial ~ Uropygium

Pelicans and Mallards

Cloud Songs

Not the smallest piece of chaos

Great Blue Heron

Songs to Enchant the Forest and Soul

Honouring Courage and Passion of St Barbe

St Barbe Quote Cryptogram

A Tree-mendous Result!

Wonderland in the early morning

Caring for a tree is caring of your soul!

Woodlands Protection Installed!

Who Speaks for the Heron?

The Outlook for Wildlife

Wildlife in the afforestation area -part 2

Old Bone Trail (Goose Lake Trail) with 1924 Rand McNally Map and 1925 Waghorn’s Map

1917 Scarborough’s Map showing the Old Bone Trail (Goose Lake Trail)

Saskatoon’s Semi-Wilderness Urban Forest

Wildlife in the afforestation area

Baba Wya Miti ~ loving Father of Trees

Richard St. Barbe Baker

Winter trail network

Afforestation Area formerly known as George Genereux Park

Men of the Trees Park

Renovation Work In Progress

The Part of Good Citizens

Paul Hanley | Eleven

Theodore Roosevelt quotation

Dutch Elm Disease

The People with the Green Heads

Excerpt from “Trees for Health and Longevity An Introduction to Tree Therapy” written by Richard St. Barbe Baker

Friends of the Trees

Men of the Trees

International Tree Foundation

Preserving a Civil Society

A Tree Sense; Baker Inspired

What happens August 18, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.?

City of Saskatoon Council Meeting

Donate clothes and household items to Goodwill!

Don’t throw away clothes and household items in the forest!

Keeping the trash out of the woods

Newspaper article Saskatoon Star Phoenix

CISV Peace Bus Youth Group

Official Event Photographer~ Robert White

Afforestation Area Clean Up on Global TV News

Clean Up Announced On the Radio!

A Heartfelt Thank You 2016 Volunteers

Shaping Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area

Shaping Saskatoon

Youth Commitment to the Environment

Multi Faith Youth Groups

Clean, Green Community Scene! *** archived page ***

Renewing our spirits through singing

The Real Canadian Superstore Appreciations

Books by Richard St. Barbe Baker

In appreciation of Sk Energy Sponsorship

Tall Trees ~ Great Ones I have Known

Book Table of Contents by Richard St. Barbe Baker

Notable persons known by Richard St. Barbe Baker

Saskatoon rallies to clean up forest

Poster and Pamphlet *** archived page ***

Frequently Asked Questions Waiver *** archived page ***

Learn more about St. Barbe

Environmental Resource Violations *** archived page ***

Motorized Vehicles within the afforestation area

New Signs at St. Barbe Park

Richard St. Barbe Baker Videos

Canada’s Corporate clean Up week

Shoreline Cleanup Participant *** archived page ***

South West Off Leash Recreation Area

Fun and Not so Fun Facts *** archived page ***

Reflections on the Forest

Wild About Saskatoon Nature City Festival

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area Clean Up Day Prizes *** archived page ***

The fate of the MVA Interpretive Centre

St. Barbe Tributes

What is a Steward? -in general seeking a definition for steward.

Saskatoon’s Urban Forestry Program

Where is the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area?

A single tree, a forest assembly

Dr. Richard St. Barbe Baker, L.L.D, O.B.E.

St. Barbe ~ the family name

Trailways at Richard St. Barbe Baker Park

Meewasin & Affinity Credit Union Clean-Up Campaign *** archived page ***

A Spirit of Reverence

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup & Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area RSBBAA

New Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area RSBBAA Logo Created

Congratulations, Maureen Reed



Clean up July 9, 2016 *** archived page ***

Municipal Reserve and park space

Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre

Fire at the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area *** archived page ***

Stewards of the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area 2016


Eco Friendly Grant Appreciation

Afforestation Clean Up Day July 9, 2016 *** archived page ***

Afforestation Tour “Nature City Festival” *** archived page ***

Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area



For directions as to how to drive to “George Genereux” Urban Regional Park

For directions on how to drive to Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area


For more information:
Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada north of Cedar Villa Road, within city limits, in the furthest south west area of the city. 52° 06′ 106° 45′
Part SE 23-36-6 – Afforestation Area – 241 Township Road 362-A
Part SE 23-36-6 – SW Off-Leash Recreation Area (Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area ) – 355 Township Road 362-A
S ½ 22-36-6 Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area (West of SW OLRA) – 467 Township Road 362-A
NE 21-36-6 “George Genereux” Afforestation Area – 133 Range Road 3063
Wikimapia Map: type in Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Google Maps South West Off Leash area location pin at parking lot
Web page:
Where is the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area? with map
Where is the George Genereux Urban Regional Park (Afforestation Area)? with map
Facebook: StBarbeBaker
Facebook group page : Users of the St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Facebook: South West OLRA
Contact the Meewasin Valley Authority at 402 Third Avenue South Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G5 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The MVA has begun a Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area trust fund. If you wish to support the afforestation area with your donation, write a cheque to the “Meewasin Valley Authority Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area trust fund (MVA RSBBAA trust fund)”. Please and thank you!
Twitter: StBarbeBaker
Please contemplate joining the SOS Elms coalition or make a donation to SOS Elms ~ leave a message to support the afforestation area  😉


1./ Learn.

2./ Experience

3./ Do Something: ***