Protecting Trees in Ottawa
Trees are vulnerable to a multitude of stressors such as drought, insects and disease. Tree Ottawa’s Adopt-a-Tree Program significantly improves a tree’s chance of survival thanks to residents like you who commit to basic tree care. In fact, research shows adopted trees can grow two times faster than trees that do not receive adequate after planting care. By adopting a tree in your neighborhood, you can help create a thriving and healthy urban tree canopy in our city for future generations to come.
Ecology Ottawa has identified a few different ways that you can help protect trees: