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Birch Tree

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


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


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, ...

Chain saw in front of a stack of logs

Ash tree removals continue in Oakville’s woodlands


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 ...

red bush, and green bush inset with white flowers

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


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


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


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 ...

Trees with lake ontario in the background

Coronation Park sprouts 80 new trees following planting event


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 ...

Rake against wooden fence

Let’s Rake Citizens’ Group raises awareness about the health hazards of Leaf Blowers


Thursday, November 5, 2015 11:45 AM

A about a year ago a group of concerned citizens came together to talk about the noise and air pollution created by 2 stroke commercial leaf blowers.

Pruning Sheares on a wooden bench with work gloves

To Prune, or Not to Prune? A Master Gardener’s Perspective


Friday, October 9, 2015 4:30 PM

Generally speaking, pruning in the spring promotes vigor and pruning in the fall retards vigour. Therefore, if you have a woody plant that needs to be more robust – such as a shrub or a ...

L-R Councillor Sean O'Meara, Paula Warwick, Councillor Ralph Robinson, BIA Vice-Chair, Carolyn Moshtagh, BIA Exec. Dir. Ann Sargent

Bronte Horticultural Celebrates 90th Anniversary


Friday, July 10, 2015 10:30 AM

Local community leaders, residents and members of the Bronte Horticultural Society (est. 1925) gathered on the lush lawns of Sovereign House Museum July 8 to unveil a bronze plaque, sponsored by the Bronte BIA to ...

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