Damage to bur oak #1 has consequences

Damage to bur oak #1 has consequences

A year ago, link a neighbour opposed to tree protection on private property told me, information pills sarcastically, this site “It’s not like bur oaks are an endangered species.” Yes, they are. Today’s events in Champlain Park point to how these gentle giants are being battered and damaged by property owners who seem to care not at all about them…. Read more →

Why we need BIG TREES of Kitchissippi

Why we need BIG TREES of Kitchissippi

In recent years, try National Tree Day (today!) has been a time to celebrate mature healthy trees in Champlain Park and to plant bur oak saplings with school children. This year, more about the urge to celebrate is less prominent. This year, the Champlain Oaks is proud to sign on to BIG TREES of Kitchissippi. Here’s the News_Release Sept 23… Read more →

Black day for trees on private property

Click here to see video:¬†removal of black walnut September 17th was a black day for trees on private property. At 231 Daniel Avenue a majestic black walnut was destroyed against the wishes of the property owner by a reckless, approved first-time developer and a City of Ottawa afraid of its own shadow. Here is the sequence of events. A young… Read more →

The sound of no hands clapping

The sound of no hands clapping

In April 2011, visit this site despite protests, buy a magnificent bur oak met its death in Champlain Park so that a developer and the City of Ottawa could stay out of court. The City’s legal team caved in to a developer’s threat that he would take legal action to challenge implementation of the Urban Tree Conservation By-law. With a… Read more →

The value of trees in Ottawa’s urban core

If anyone wants to sing along with a Leonard Cohen tune, page I will lead Ottawa in a chorus of Hallelujah! Yesterday, at 231 Daniel Ave., Forestry Services posted a sign that designates a tree on municipal property as a protected tree. This kind of sign has ONLY appeared as a poster printed by Heather Pearl of the Champlain Park… Read more →

Tree protection at tonight's budget forum

Tree protection at tonight’s budget forum

Tree reps from Kitchissippi Ward will be on hand at tonight’s community budget meeting for 3 urban core wards. We have created a budget flyer that outlines how the 2015 budget can protect_mature_trees_in_urban_core (PDF will load). Community associations and groups have endorsed and will circulate it. As always, information pills when it comes to money, site there seems to be… Read more →

A man shares a year in the life of a bur oak

A man shares a year in the life of a bur oak

Mark Hirsch found himself at odds with life, buy more about and turned to a bur oak for healing. For one year, he took a picture each day of a sprawling bur oak in a cornfield in Wisconsin. Rain or shine, and through lots of sleet and snow, he found himself relating to the tree–something he probably thought of, at… Read more →

A graphic chronicle of damage

A graphic chronicle of damage

  This week and next, viagra buy I am showing community associations in Kitchissippi the graphic results of Ottawa not implementing the Urban Tree Conservation By-law. Last night, advice I spoke to the Westboro CA’s Annual General Meeting. On Dec. 10, unhealthy I will be talking to the executive of the Westboro Beach CA. I have created a slide show… Read more →