Archive | January, 2015
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Hampton Park to lose 370 ash trees due to emerald ash borer

(Picture by Larry E. Neily, from NeilyWorld Birding Ottawa: http://www.neilyworld.com/neilyworld/owpk1.htm) From CBC.ca: “Work began Tuesday to remove some 370 ash trees from Hampton Park after the trees were identified as having been infested with the emerald ash borer. The tree removal at the park northwest of Island Park Drive and the Queensway is expected to continue until Feb. […]

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General Burns Park Replanting Plans– Meeting Feb 24th

The General Burns Community Association has been working with the City of Ottawa and Ecology Ottawa to develop a plan to plant more trees in General Burns Park (107 Chesterton Dr.) for a scheduled fall planting. Check out the plans (click on the image to see a larger size) and have your input heard on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. at the General Burns Lodge. […]

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Expected clear-cutting for development upsetting for residents of Stittsville

Residents in Stittsville are, understandably, unhappy about a plan to cut down hundreds of trees in order to build a 150-home subdivision. To learn more about this issue, check out the video on CBC’s website: (click here)

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Ecology Ottawa’s MILLION Tree Initiative hosting 3 interactive Workshops to help save Ottawa’s tree canopy!

OTTAWA (January 20th, 2015) – Ecology Ottawa, in collaboration with RBC, will be hosting the first of a 3 part series of Tree Ottawa workshops this Tuesday, January 20th, at the Centerpointe RBC branch. If you want to know how to protect, plant, and promote Ottawa trees, these workshops are the place to be! “With […]

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Tree Ottawa Workshops Just Around The Corner!

  Our first Tree Ottawa Workshop is coming up fast! A range of experts will present on topics such as the Emerald Ash Borer and the City of Ottawa’s tree planting program; the benefits and considerations of planting local indigenous trees; and on how to organize a successful tree planting event in your neighbourhood. Space is […]

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Mark Your Calendars: Tree Ottawa Workshops Coming Up!

Everyone Loves Trees! Ecology Ottawa and RBC are hosting workshops to introduce Tree Ottawa and the scope of our work to the residents of Nepean, Kanata, and Orléans. A range of experts will present on topics such as the Emerald Ash Borer and the City of Ottawa’s tree planting program; the benefits and considerations of […]

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Ohio Scientist Makes Distressing Discovery About Emerald Ash Borer

Is the Emerald Ash Borer jumping to other tree species? A concerning discovery in the U.S. shows this may be the case!  To learn more, check out this interesting interview on NPR: Ecologists Take on Tiny Green Beetles that Infest Ash Trees.

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Tree Ottawa Volunteer Info Session- Tuesday, January 13th.

Happy New Year! With each new year comes new resolutions. Have you resolved to do more volunteer work? Are you passionate about making your community more green and environmentally friendly?  Then volunteer with Tree Ottawa! Many opportunities will be coming up, so check our website often for updates. Currently, we are looking for volunteers to […]

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