Author Archives | Ecology Ottawa

Happy National Tree Day!

It’s no secret that trees are important to our wellbeing. There have been multiple scientific studies that show this! After the Emerald Ash Borer killed millions of urban trees in Ottawa Tree Ottawa was created. We wanted to make sure that Ottawa had a healthy, resilient urban forest and that the benefits of this could […]

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September 22nd – 24th: Tree Giveaway Events!

If somehow you haven’t heard yet, we’re giving away thousands of FREE TREES this summer at events all over Ottawa! Here are the events we’ll be at this weekend. If you’re in the area and want to pick a tree, drop on by! Friday, Sept 22nd terra20 Pinecrest Location 3pm – 6pm 2685 Iris Street Pleasant Park School Dinner […]

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Tree Fest Ottawa 2017 – Promote. Protect. Celebrate. Connect.

Tree Fest Ottawa’s fall tree festival will be held on September 23rd and 24th in Brewer Park at Brewer Pond. Food, art, guided walks, music, workshops and much more. Ecology Ottawa will be there both days giving away FREE TREES, conduct a Nature Trivia game for kids, and on Sunday helping to plant the trees […]

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Canupy: Even More Free Trees!

Many people that we have met over the summer while conducting our Tree Giveaway have asked the same question: do we know where they can get a larger tree for free?? Well, we have an answer for you!  Canupy: Achilles Shadow is an art installation at the Experimental Farms (map below) which has housed orphan trees […]

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A New Urban Forest Management Plan is Officially on its Way to Council

On Tuesday, June 20th 2017, Ecology Ottawa appeared at City Hall to congratulate the City of Ottawa for developing a new Urban Forest Management Plan draft, and to gift the council with a tree composed of the names of our petition signers.   In the wake of the emerald ash borer crisis, we wanted the City […]

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