Key Indicators


of cities have a citywide green infrastructure strategy that includes parks.


of cities offer natural stewardship programming.


of cities have a biodiversity strategy.

% of parkland that is natural area

Natural areas are those that receive a lower level of maintenance and support naturalized vegetation as opposed to more maintained parkland, which contain lawns, sports fields, and other amenities.

*Arranged by population size

*Edit: Edmonton’s natural parkland numbers updated