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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 ...

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

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.

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.