Category: Tree Ottawa


Planting a Tree: Before You Begin

  Planting a tree is not difficult. However, there are a few factors to consider before you plant: The Tree The tree you choose to plant should depend to some extent on the constraints of the space you have for planting – and vice…

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Orphan Tree Program: Drop off and Pick Up

Tree Ottawa is officially launching our Orphan Tree Program! Do you have any unwanted orphan trees? Do you want to adopt any donated trees? If you answered yes, our new Orphan Tree Program is perfect for you! This program allows…

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Threats To Our Trees

Trees in Ottawa– and around the world generally– are facing many threats. Threats include climate change (drought, flooding, increasingly more violent storms, warmer temperatures in some locations and cooler temperatures in others), invasive species such as the Emerald Ash Borer,…

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Adopt A Tree

Ottawa’s trees need your help! It is so important to give young trees everything they need to ensure they grow up to be healthy and strong! All trees are vulnerable to threats including climate change, weather events, insects, and disease. A 2011…

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Earth Day Celebration – Party like your Earth depends on it!

Right after the Ottawa Park Summit, join Ecology Ottawa on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017, for our first Earth Day Celebration at Makerspace North. Let’s face it, protecting the environment can be tough on the spirit, (with the looming mass extinction,…

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Native Trees

By: Angela Keller-Herzog via The Glebe Report Caring for our existing trees and planting more trees will benefit all of us. Planting native trees, adapted to our local environment, particularly those that are resistant to pests, drought and pollution is always preferred…

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What’s next for our living city? Trees, water, greenspace…

A million trees planted, a strong urban forest management plan for Ottawa, a new water environment strategy, and a long-term vision for greenspace connectivity and land acquisition in our city  – these are the things that Ecology Ottawa worked to…

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Ecology Ottawa’s take on the City of Ottawa’s 2017 Budget

Ecology Ottawa met with representatives of the City of Ottawa in late November to discuss the 2017 draft Budget, which was tabled for approval at City Council on Wednesday, December 14. Below is the statement made by Ecology Ottawa at…

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Presenting HallowGREEN

Join us for our first annual family “HallowGREEN” walk/talk/run for environmental awareness! Come as you are or – better yet – wear your best costume! Join us for our tree planting / ribbon cutting event at 10am, followed by runs…

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Celebrating the Champlain Oaks Project: Riverine Forest Gets New Trees

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, Riverine Forest was the site of an important urban tree planting project. Riverine Forest is a small woodland located on the edge of Champlain Park in the Westboro neighbourhood of Ottawa.  Residents and volunteers from…

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