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It’s time for you to migrate to our NEW website

Please visit and bookmark the new Champlain Oaks website. It is located at a NEW address: champlainoaks.net. Problems with the former website may mean you cannot read this detailed blog post. It offered you a clickable link. Therefore, you need to go manually to champlainoaks.net. Only the NEW website will be active in the coming weeks. It’s taken more than… Read more →

Heritage bur oak bursts its britches

Heritage bur oak bursts its britches

The plaque affixed to a heritage bur oak at 218 Keyworth Ave. has been torn from its moorings by the vigorous growth of a heritage bur oak tree. “The plaque has been pushed out of its screw and the tree has also grown around a metal bird feeder hook,” said Gillian Peters, who lives on the property with a 180-year-old… Read more →

All homage to the heritage red oak in North York, Toronto!

All homage to the heritage red oak in North York, Toronto!

The City of Toronto has agreed to buy a residential property, remove a house, and create a new public park at 76 Coral Gable Drive so a magnificent red oak tree can live for another 100 years. 14 years. That’s how long it took Edith George to convince the city of Toronto to take this bold move, which may be… Read more →