Archive | May, 2016

New Tree Protection Changes

Did you know that as of May 26th, 2016, new changes to protect urban trees have been implemented for the process of getting a distinctive tree permit in the city? For years, urban trees have been needlessly destroyed by infill developers. However, the majority of those trees didn’t need to die; their deaths could have been avoided altogether […]

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Liana Vines

June 3rd-5th: Training in Tree Mapping

Ever wanted to know more about different types of trees? Want to learn how to tell whether a tree is healthy or not? What about learning how to map trees?  If you answered yes to any of these, this is the event for you! Dr. Andy Kenney and Forester Astrid Nielsen will be leading a workshop on how to […]

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First Book Club Meeting-May 16th!

Passionate about books? Passionate about trees? Want to join a club about books and trees? If you answered yes to any of those questions, look no further! Tree Ottawa will be hosting our very first book club meeting next week, May 16th, 7-8pm at the Tea Store (53 York Street). After all, what goes better with books […]

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Reforesting Nicaragua

Exploring Possibilities for Reforestation in Southwestern Nicaragua

Why should we explore methods of reforestation? Approximately 80% of central america’s vegetation has disappeared. This has consequence on the regions’s biodiversity which is not able to survive. (Dorgay, et. al., 2016) Luckily a non-profit organization Paso Pacifico tries to find solutions for re-forestation such as tree planting and the concept of living fence rows. (Dorgay, […]

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Hidden Harvest Workshop – Helping You Grow Great Fruit

Growing Great Fruit! Propagation Workshop. Hidden Harvest Ottawa Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Ottawa Ontario “We have the potential to grow fruit in the city that tastes better, and is more nutritious, than food in the store!” At the end of this workshop, you will leave with your own grafted tree, […]

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