Category: Tree Ottawa


Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history!

[FRANCAIS] This summer, Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history! We have thousands of little saplings that are looking for new homes in your yard. This tree giveaway is part of Ecology Ottawa’s 1 Million…

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Registration Now Open – Ottawa Park Summit

Registration is now open for the inaugural Ottawa Park Summit and Ecology Ottawa would like you to join us at our event – an innovative event that will bring together people from across the City of Ottawa that are active in their…

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Input to Phase 2 Consultations, Urban Forest Management Plan

The City of Ottawa drafted the Urban Forest Management Plan in November 2015, and have invited groups to provide feedback. We are now in Phase 2 of the consultations and our Tree Task Force warmly welcomes the opportunity to provide…

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Ottawa-Vanier All-Candidates’ Environment Debate

Ecology Ottawa is partnering with Citizens for Public Justice, the Lowertown Community Association and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ottawa to hold an all-candidates’ debate on the environment in the run-up to the Ottawa-Vanier federal by-election. RSVP today by clicking…

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Tree Ottawa’s Vision

Tree Ottawa is a community-centred initiative for the Nation’s Capital to dramatically increase the scale and ecological diversity of the urban and rural tree canopy in Ottawa. Tree Ottawa is building a greener community by engaging residents, private companies and public…

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City of Ottawa Tree Planting Programs

Ecology Ottawa welcomes the City of Ottawa as a Founding Partner in the Tree Ottawa initiative. Our goal of 1 million trees would not be attainable without the great work that the City is already doing. The City of Ottawa…

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Tree Nurseries

OTTAWA REGION NURSERIES Artistic Landscape Design 2079 Bank Pl, Ottawa 613-733-8220 http://www.artisticlandscape.on.ca Carleton Place Nursery Ltd County Rd. 29, Mississippi Mills 613-257-8175 http://www.carletonplacenursery.com Ferguson Forest Centre 275 County Rd. 44, RR#4, Kemptville 613-258-0110 http://www.seedlingnursery.com/ ed@seedlingnursery.com Greenlife Ottawa Wholesale Nursery 1776…

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Planting a Caliper Tree

    Tips for Planting an Older, Large-caliper Tree “Caliper trees” are older and larger (typically they have a stem diameter of 2-inches or more when measured 6-inches above the soil level) than saplings, and require extra care when planting….

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Planting a Sapling

Tips for Planting a Small, Young Sapling When planting a tree, choosing a small, young sapling is generally your best bet.  These young trees are able to withstand the shock of being transplanted much better than an older, large-caliper tree. Although the…

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DIY Tree Transplant

Tips on Transplanting Your Tree The main thing to keep in mind is root care. The beautiful canopy we all want depends on a healthy functional root system. So when digging up a tree to be transplanted, take as much of the…

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