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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 ...

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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.

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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Ash tree removals continue in Oakville’s woodlands

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Monday, February 29, 2016 2:20 PM

On Monday, February 29, 2016 the town will begin year two of the Woodlands Hazard Abatement program to remove ash trees killed by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) from the town’s woodlands. The town is ...

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White Out? Think Green: A Master Gardener’s Perspective

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Saturday, February 20, 2016 9:10 AM

Yes, that mound of white you see from your window is your beloved garden, but don’t think––just because you can’t get in there to dig and weed––that you can’t be helping it along even as ...

Ash Tree attacked by EAB

Oakville begins second year of renewal plans for EAB-infested woodlands

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:00 AM

This winter, as weather and ground conditions permit, the town’s contractor will begin year two of the Woodlands Hazard Abatement program to remove ash trees damaged by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) from the town’s ...

Shore line of Creek

Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt applaud Crombie Report Recommendations

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Friday, December 18, 2015 9:00 AM

The recommendations of the Crombie Report are a positive high-level step towards improving Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans, and Municipal Leaders for the Greenbelt (MLGB) support the province embracing and enacting the report recommendations in a timely ...

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Coronation Park sprouts 80 new trees following planting event

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Monday, November 9, 2015 4:50 PM

This past Saturday, Mayor Rob Burton joined forestry staff and community volunteers at Coronation Park to plant trees and enjoy a number of related activities. The event was one in a series of planting events ...

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