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Calling all heritage trees

Calling all heritage trees

On the heels of September’s ceremony to honour heritage trees in Ottawa, Forests Ontario has confirmed that it can list more bur oaks from this neighbourhood in its provincial registry. The deadline for nominating a tree to Forests Ontario’s heritage tree program is December 31, 2017. Since I am already registered as a nominator with Forests Ontario, I can do… Read more →

Bravo to tree mappers in Champlain Park neighbourhood

Bravo to tree mappers in Champlain Park neighbourhood

Results of an 18-month project that mapped trees on private property are in, and more number crunching is set to occur. Called Neighbourwoods, the work involved training volunteer tree mappers in the spring of 2016 and then setting them loose to measure the girth and height and health of trees in a segment of the neighbourhood. This infographic tells the… Read more →