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PLANT

PLANT – an initiative to build Oakville’s tree canopy

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 ...

Town continues ash tree removals from EAB-infested woodlands

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

Creek through Appleby Collge

Oakville’s tree canopy reaches new heights

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.

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

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 ...

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

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.

Chain saw in front of a stack of logs

Ash tree removals continue in Oakville’s woodlands

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 ...

Ash Tree attacked by EAB

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

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 ...

Drone with moon in sight

Researchers use aerial photography to assess Oakville’s forest health

Beginning this week, researchers at Algoma University, together with the town’s consultant, BioForest Technologies Inc., will use a small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV or drone) to assess forest health in Oakville’s woodlands, and augment the ...

Fallen Trees in Woods

Town of Oakville begins tree removals in EAB-infested woodlands

Next week, as weather and ground conditions permit, the town’s contractor will begin removing ash trees killed by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Halton commits to maintaining strong financial position and keeping taxes low

On July 15, Halton Regional Council approved the 2016 Budget Directions Report projecting a 1.9 per cent tax increase for Regional services, which would continue Halton’s track record of keeping tax increases at or below ...

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