Ottawa Community Housing Foundation plants 16 Red Oak and Red Maples

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Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) Foundation for Healthy Communities had been proactive and planted sixteen trees this spring.

A large number of trees were being removed from the community due to playground being built by the OCH on 1085 Ramsey Crescent in Nepean. The organization decided to be proactive in planting more trees to compensate. For the event on May 9th around sixteen small trees were planted, eight red maple and eight red oak, in the Foster Farm Community. Ottawa Community Housing organized the event, and there were over 200 volunteers and 10 specifically working on the tree planting.

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The OCH Foundation, founded in 2012, empowers OCH tenants to take a greater role in their financial, educational and personal situations. They also inspire tenants to embrace a healthier lifestyle– for their family and for the community.

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The OCH reached out to Mark Cullen for the tree donation. Mark Cullen is a prominent Canadian gardening expert who appears regularly on CTV Morning and Canada Am and is also one of Canada’s leading gardening writers. Mark was pleased to donate the 16 trees to the project.

 

 

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