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2017’s Top Tree Giveaway Events

Over the summer, Ecology Ottawa has given away more than 10,000 free trees to people in the Ottawa area, and we could not have done it without our many volunteers, partners, and staff who worked so hard to make the…

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Earth Day in Ottawa South – Inspiring Action

Ecology Ottawa and Tree Ottawa each had a table with information and able volunteers. We signed up a few people on the renewable city petition with the help of Judy, Alok and Eva. Tree Ottawa also had great conversations with…

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From Asphalt to Oasis – A Depave Story

Removing pavement can be a daunting task, but made easy when communities come together to transform asphalt into vibrant green space! Last month, Ecology Ottawa had the pleasure of collaborating with St. Anthony School on another successful Depave Paradise project…

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Our Trees—Our Heritage: To Protect or Destroy?

This Thursday evening in Almonte the Mississppi Valley Field Naturalists will be hosting a lecture entitled “Our Trees—Our Heritage: To Protect or Destroy?”. The talk will be given by Justin Peters, Director of Programs and Senior Naturalist for Quest Tours,…

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General Burns Community comes together to talk trees!

On February 24th, residents of the General Burns neighbourhood came together to learn more about plans to plant new trees in General Burns Park in the autumn of 2015. A few months ago, community association board member Margaret Sambol reached…

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Sandy Hill Community Network Meeting March 3rd

Do you live in Sandy Hill? Do you want to help improve the environment of your local neighbourhood? Action Sandy Hill and Ecology Ottawa would like to invite you to learn more about the Ecology Ottawa Community Network. This meeting will…

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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Set To Plant 5 Millionth Tree!

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority started its forest management and tree planting program back in 1983. Since then it has worked tirelessly with its many partners to help landowners have trees planted on their land and be a reliable source of…

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Sandy Hill Community Network Meeting March 3rd

Do you live in Sandy Hill? Do you want to help improve the environment of your local neighbourhood? Action Sandy Hill and Ecology Ottawa would like to invite you to learn more about the Ecology Ottawa Community Network. This meeting will…

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The trunks have been measured, and the results are in for Carp Hills Biggest Tree! The winner is…

The Carp Hills in West Carleton-March ward is home to some of the oldest and largest trees in the City of Ottawa. Recently, local conservation group Friends of the Huntley Highlands held a contest to find the Carp Hills Biggest Tree….

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Tree Ottawa Workshop in Centrepointe an overwhelming success!

We had a great turnout at the first Tree Ottawa workshop at the Centrepointe RBC last night! Our fantastic line-up of speakers shared relevant, useful, and inspiring information: Bettina Henkelman of Morrison Hershfield showed us how to address the challenges homeowners face when trying to…

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