#news #environment

Residents can get grants to replace trees destroyed in last year's tornadoes

Downed trees after last September’s tornadoes in Ottawa. (Photo/Tree Canada) Via Tree Canada Tree Canada, Canada’s leading national tree charity, is supporting Ottawa-Gatineau residents replace trees lost from last September’s devasting tornadoes through its Operation ReLeaf Ottawa-Gatineau Tornadoes program, an ambitious greening initiative which provides funding to affected residents to re-plant trees on their property. ...

#environment #experimental farm #heritage #Hospital

Coalition to Protect the Central Experimental Farm launches Facebook page

During 2015, a Coalition to Protect the Central Experimental Farm National Historic Site was established, with Heritage Ottawa, the National Trust, and several others as supporters. Here’s a note from Leslie Maitland, _ Past President of Heritage Ottawa _ _ “In early January of this year, I met with Catherine McKenna, Minister for Environment and Climate Change (and Parks Canada, including the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada). ...

#Community Champions #Emerald ash borer #environment #nature #Pattison #tree planting #trees

Pattison Outdoor Advertising recognized for contribution to 150,000 Trees Ottawa tree planting campaign

Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Diane Deans, Chair of the Community and Protective Services Committee, Councillor David Chernushenko, Chair of the Environment Committee, and Ward Councillor Bob Monette recognized Pattison Outdoor Advertising today as a Major Sponsor, under the Community Champions Program, of the ** 150,000 Trees Ottawa ** tree planting campaign. ...

#Canada's Capital Region #environment #National Capital Commission #nature #ncc

NCC Board of Directors approves the 2014–2015 Annual Environment Report

The National Capital Commission’s (NCC) Board of Directors approved the 2014–2015 Annual Environment Report today. The report on the NCC’s Environmental Strategy: _ Building a Greener Capital _ provides an account of the NCC’s performance in five key action areas: waste reduction, biodiversity protection, pollution prevention, leadership in environmental practices and combatting climate change. ...