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Oakville’s Spring loose leaf collection starts April 18, 2017

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:45 AM

The Town of Oakville’s annual spring loose leaf collection will run from Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, April 28, 2017 in designated neighbourhoods.

Creek through Appleby Collge

Oakville’s tree canopy reaches new heights

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 8:00 AM

Even in the face of ice storms, urban development and the impact of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), Oakville has increased its tree canopy by 1.3 per cent since 2005, a new study has revealed.

Shell Park

Oakville’s Shell Park recognized by North American landscape design competition

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Friday, October 21, 2016 9:30 AM

Oakville’s Shell Park is more than just a popular destination for local gardening enthusiasts. Thanks to the creative efforts of the town’s horticulture staff, it’s now home to an award-winning garden recently recognized by a ...

Fall leaves on ground

Town of Oakville announces fall loose leaf collection schedule

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 10:00 AM

The Town of Oakville’s annual fall loose leaf collection will run from Tuesday, October 11 to Friday, November 25, 2016 in designated neighbourhoods. Information on collection zones and dates can be found at oakville.ca or ...

yellow ash tree leaves

Drought is stressing Oakville’s Trees – Please Water!

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:19 AM

With the hot summer weather, our local trees are struggling. As LEAF explains, the small amount of rain we do get runs off paved surfaces and into storm sewers, barely reaching the trees that desperately ...

Child jumping through a water sprinkler

Voluntary Residential Outdoor Water Restrictions Implemented by Halton

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Friday, July 8, 2016 9:35 PM

Due to the extended hot, dry weather in our region, Conservation Halton and Credit Valley Conservation have issued a Level 1 Low Water Condition in the Halton area on July 8, 2016.

Jalil Hashemi (left), acting manager, Town of Oakville Forestry Services, and Regional and Town Councillor Sean O’Meara launch the town’s 2016 Canopy Conservation program to treat ash trees.

Oakville begins 2016 ash tree treatment program

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4:30 PM

The town continues to take action against the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Beginning this week, municipal ash trees on streets and in parks which continue to qualify for treatment are being injected with the ...

rock on bench that says compost

Halton invites residents to participate in spring waste diversion events

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Friday, April 29, 2016 10:30 AM

Halton is committed to diverting waste from our landfill and keeping Halton a sustainable place to live. As part of this commitment, this spring, Halton Region will once again offer its popular spring waste events.

Birch Tree

Oakvillegreen receives $10,000 grant for expanded Urban Forest Stewardship Program

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Thursday, April 14, 2016 11:30 AM

Oakvillegreen Conservation Association is pleased to acknowledge the financial support of The Oakville Environmental Fund and The Alma Fund (held within the Oakville Community Foundation) to support ‘Tree Keepers’ – an urban forest stewardship program.

Canadian Goose

Town of Oakville kicks off Clean Sweep for 2016

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:25 PM

The Town of Oakville’s annual Clean Sweep is set for Friday, April 22, 2016. The popular event is a great way to get together with friends and family to clean up around your school, business, ...

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