The camera does not do justice to the way this bur oak towers over a neighbour’s backyard. What it does accurately depict is how the “bones” of a tree are more visible in winter. This bur oak is a beauty–one of 24 distinctive trees that thrive in Champlain Park.
Steph Willems of Ottawa West News has captured the essence of how people and trees connected with each other at our Dec. 21 event. Bravo to the Cowley family descendants for attending!
At least 35 people were active over the last year in helping to make the permanent exhibits, indoor and outdoor, available for public viewing. Many thanks to all who helped make the links between people and trees a reality. His article is online for your reading pleasure.