Archive | March, 2015

REMINDER: Tree Ottawa Team Meeting

Tonight at 6 PM will be the second meeting of the Tree Team, and so much has happened since the first one! Last time we went over (briefly) Tree Ottawa’s annual report and discussed the initiative’s successes as well as challenges. The group had some great idea’s for how we could organize and dovetail off […]

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Our Trees—Our Heritage: To Protect or Destroy?

This Thursday evening in Almonte the Mississppi Valley Field Naturalists will be hosting a lecture entitled “Our Trees—Our Heritage: To Protect or Destroy?”. The talk will be given by Justin Peters, Director of Programs and Senior Naturalist for Quest Tours, and will cover various aspects of the value trees provide, as well as the many […]

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Upcoming Event: Tall Trees & Boulevards – Community Visioning

On Tuesday, March 10th join the Glebe Community Association Environment Committee and Tree Ottawa for Tall Trees & Community Visioning. The evening will feature a discussion of urban tree issues and how to ensure they thrive and survive and make our cities more livable for decades to come! The event is free, but donations are welcome and support […]

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Tree canopy on Ossington Avenue

Tree Ottawa campaign featured in March edition of The OSCAR!

We would like to extend a big thank you to Tim Leah and the rest of the Old Ottawa South Community Association for featuring the Tree Ottawa campaign in this month’s edition of the Ottawa South Community Association Review (OSCAR). The article discusses the importance of our trees, threats they face, and actions residents can […]

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Sustain Lowertown Action Committee Meeting Tonight!

Sustain Lowertown is hosting its first Action Committee meeting! The Sustain Lowertown Action Committee will be a key group of local residents who will decide on key elements of the project and carry out concrete actions. The Committee will be formed during the meeting. Membership is open to all residents and interested parties. The meeting will […]

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General Burns Community comes together to talk trees!

On February 24th, residents of the General Burns neighbourhood came together to learn more about plans to plant new trees in General Burns Park in the autumn of 2015. A few months ago, community association board member Margaret Sambol reached out to Tree Ottawa after having read about the initiative. She invited a few members […]

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