Category: The Big Picture


NDP MP moves motion to support urban forests

September 24, 2014 OTTAWA – Today, on National Tree Day, NDP MP Irene Mathyssen (London-Fanshawe) introduced a Private Members’ Motion calling on the government to establish an Urban Forestry Strategy. “Urban forests impact 85% of Canadians, yet we lag behind…

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A fight for urban trees

The benefits of trees — from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief — are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto…

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Protect A Tree

 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…

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Plant A Tree

So You Want To Plant a Tree…   We’re your one stop for tree planting information in Ottawa! Our website is a great place to start for step-by-step DIY instructions to transplanting and planting your tree, as well as for…

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Promote A Tree

1 Million Trees! There are several ways you can promote trees in Ottawa 1. Plant Trees If you’d like to plant a tree (or trees) on your own property check out the Tree Nursery on this site for a listing of various suppliers. If you’re…

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Tree Ottawa Champions

We are grateful that a number of noteworthy Canadians are supporting Tree Ottawa by agreeing to be Tree Ottawa Champions. Learn more about these great people below:  

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Tree Ottawa

A Community-Centered, Environmental Initiative to Protect and Plant Trees and Enhance and Celebrate Ecological Spaces in the Nation’s Capital Our Vision Tree Ottawa strives to dramatically increase the scale and ecological diversity of the tree canopy in urban and rural…

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