Category: Resources


Hampton Park to lose 370 ash trees due to emerald ash borer

(Picture by Larry E. Neily, from NeilyWorld Birding Ottawa: http://www.neilyworld.com/neilyworld/owpk1.htm) From CBC.ca: “Work began Tuesday to remove some 370 ash trees from Hampton Park after the trees were identified as having been infested with the emerald ash borer. The tree removal…

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Tree Ottawa Workshops Just Around The Corner!

  Our first Tree Ottawa Workshop is coming up fast! A range of experts will present on topics such as the Emerald Ash Borer and the City of Ottawa’s tree planting program; the benefits and considerations of planting local indigenous trees;…

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Mark Your Calendars: Tree Ottawa Workshops Coming Up!

Everyone Loves Trees! Ecology Ottawa and RBC are hosting workshops to introduce Tree Ottawa and the scope of our work to the residents of Nepean, Kanata, and Orléans. A range of experts will present on topics such as the Emerald…

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Ohio Scientist Makes Distressing Discovery About Emerald Ash Borer

Is the Emerald Ash Borer jumping to other tree species? A concerning discovery in the U.S. shows this may be the case!  To learn more, check out this interesting interview on NPR: Ecologists Take on Tiny Green Beetles that Infest…

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Thank You Whole Foods and Whole Foods Patrons!

You may have noticed we were at Whole Foods on Thursday, November 20th promoting the Tree Ottawa initiative. It was very encouraging to talk to the customers and staff at Whole Foods, and the support we received was phenomenal. We…

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2014-2018 City Governance Review

The 2014-2018 City Governance Review will be voted on by City Council this Wednesday, December 3rd. Among the proposed changes, the number of meetings of the Environment Committee will be reduced from 12 to 8. The Environment Committee is responsible…

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GOT Parks?

Have you heard of GOT Parks?  Get Out To (GOT) Parks is a joint initiative of the Canadian Parks Council and the Child & Nature Alliance of Canada.  Their ultimate goal is to provide an online destination for young people…

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Random Patterns- Photo Exhibit of Impact of Emerald Ash Borer

An exhibition of new works by Michael Ashley entitled, Random Patterns, which will be opening at La Petite Mort Gallery on Friday 28 November 2014 from 7-10 pm. The images in this collection are macro photographs of trees killed by the Emerald Ash…

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Tree Ottawa Guide

Tomorrow we officially launch Ecology Ottawa’s Tree Ottawa initiative!  Want to learn more about our vision to plant a million (seriously, a million!) trees in Ottawa? Check out our Tree Ottawa Guide.

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Native Tree Profile #2: Eastern White Pine

By: Owen Clarkin and Elizaveta Lisovskaya Eastern White Pine is noted for its beauty, height, and historical significance. The tree has a distinctive growth habit, with usually a single straight trunk and wide-spreading horizontal branches; in maturity the crown becomes irregular,…

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