Category: Tree Ottawa


Defend Ottawa’s Trees

Ecology Ottawa has been fighting tirelessly since 2014 to protect Ottawa’s trees, starting with our very first tree petition in 2015. In 2017, our city got some very exciting news when the City of Ottawa adopted its first ever Urban Forest…

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Need a green break? We’ve got a webinar for that!

How are you doing? These are strange and difficult times, and as much as we all know that physical distancing is what’s needed to combat this global pandemic, it doesn’t make the process easier. Here at Ecology Ottawa, we’ve been thinking about how we can continue to engage Ottawans and give you the tools to green-up your communities.

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10,000 Trees and Counting

Our 2019 tree giveaways have been such a success, we are nearing our goal of 12,000 native tree seedlings distributed to Ottawa area residents!

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2019 Tree Giveaway Events

This year Ecology Ottawa is distributing 12,000 native tree seedlings free of charge to Ottawa area residents in efforts to re-plant our urban tree canopy. We are doing this because Ottawa’s urban tree canopy is under threat. Since 2008, the…

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Want a free sapling? Join us at our upcoming events!

Ecology Ottawa is part of the 1 Million Tree initiative in Ottawa, through which we will be giving away trees to help the Capital recover from the Emerald Ash Borer infestation. By doing this, Ecology Ottawa is part of the largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history!

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What’s the state of our living city as we move into 2018?

Where did 2017 go? We have been looking forward to (and organizing around) Canada’s 150th for so long, it’s hard to believe it’s almost over. With a brand new year on the horizon, it seems an appropriate time to update…

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Winter Tree Care Instructions

With winter fast approaching and temperatures dropping, you might be wondering – is there anything I need to do, or should do, to prepare my tree for the harsh Canadian climate? There is! This past summer we gave away thousands…

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Canupy: Symposium and Chance to Adopt a Tree!

Tree Ottawa has been working with artist Jean Bridge surrounding the Canupy: Achilles Shadow art installation that is part of the Canadensis: Beyond the Edge Artists’ Garden installation at the Experimental Farms for the past two years. This art installation,…

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Volunteer opportunities: Join our team this summer

If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy the summer and help promote healthy greenspace, advocate for clean energy or divert waste from landfills, Ecology Ottawa has you covered. Check out our volunteer positions below! 1. Volunteer for the Green Team at the…

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A New Urban Forest Management Plan is Officially On its Way to City 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…

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