Tag Archive "tree-canopy"

2020 tree maintenance

2020 Tree Maintenance & Hydro Line Clearing Programs

The 2020 tree maintenance and Hydro Line Clearing programs begin this January. The programs manages our urban forest ensuring its future health. By being pro-active, the reduction of residents calling for emergency pruning is noticeable. In ...

Oakville February 11th thru 19th 2018 Mayoral Candidates Debates 2018 Municipal Articles Town of Oakville Flag

Town of Oakville February 11th thru 19th Upcoming Decisions, Discussions, &Debates

Every month Oakville councillors decide on issues which impact us. So to make it easier for you here are the Town of Oakville February 11th thru 19th upcoming decisions, discussions, and debates.


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 ...

Gypsy Moth

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

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

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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.

Oakville Tree Tops

Oakville to strengthen private tree protection by-law

Oakville’s tree canopy received a significant boost Monday, October 17, 2016 as Council voted to amend the town’s private tree protection by-law in an effort to curb the unnecessary removal of healthy trees.

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.

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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 ...

Treatment launch Barclay, Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, Town of Oakville,

Town launches 2015 Canopy Conservation program during Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week – June 1-7

The town continues to take action against the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Beginning this week, to mark Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week in Oakville, municipal ash trees on streets and in parks which continue ...

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