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PLANT

PLANT – an initiative to build Oakville’s tree canopy

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Sunday, May 13, 2018 2:00 PM

Oakville has a new way to keep track of tree planting efforts thanks to the new PLANT program found on the Town’s website. Oakville residents, Forestry staff and environmental groups like Oakvillegreen Conservation Association can now ...

2018 Loose Leaf Collection

2018 Spring Loose Leaf collection schedule

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Friday, April 13, 2018 10:18 AM

It is that time of year to start cleaning up our gardens from this long cold winter. The 2018 Spring Loose Leaf collection begins on April 16th and will end on April 27th.

Gypsy Moth

Gypsy moth and cankerworm population increasing – It’s a problem.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 3:45 PM

With an increase in gypsy moth and cankerworm populations on the horizon, the town is hosting a public information session on Tuesday, April 10,

Yard Waste and Loose Leaf Pick-Up for Fall 2017

Fall 2017 Yard Waste and Loose Leaf Pick-Up for Oakville

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Monday, October 23, 2017 9:00 AM

Driving along Kerr Street, the summer planters were being cleared out, which will add to Oakville’s Yard Waste Pick-Up. Yard waste pick-up started back in the Spring and will continue this Fall until the second ...

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.

Town Council approves new private tree protection by-law

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 10:45 AM

Efforts to preserve Oakville’s tree canopy received a significant boost Monday night as Council unanimously voted to adopt a new private tree protection by-law in an effort to curb the unnecessary removal of healthy trees.

Forest Leaves

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 ...

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 ...

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