Tree Tales: Is this Oak under Stress? Ask an Arborist

Tree Tales: Is this Oak under Stress? Ask an Arborist

Jackie Pothier thoughtfully circles the burly bur oak with its leafy branches and thick, grooved bark. The tree, an impressive 17 metres tall and around 170 years old, its base ringed with ferns, hostas and geraniums, anchors Bellwood Parkette’s round shade garden just north of Cameron Ave. Pothier’s eyes rove the canopy. Two high-up, massive limbs are braced with a cable, but that’s been there for years. Her gaze is drawn instead to several smallish dead or dying branches: do they signify a problem? Is the tree struggling?

This Old House

This Old House

Do you own an older home or are you thinking of buying one? Are you sometimes lost in contradictory free advice on the web? Heritage Ottawa wants to help.

This fall, Heritage Ottawa will be offering an introductory workshop designed for owners and prospective owners of older homes in Ottawa.  A series of more in-depth workshops will follow at a later date.

OSCA Urges Transparency in Lansdowne 2.0 Financial Analysis

OSCA Urges Transparency in Lansdowne 2.0 Financial Analysis

The Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) has expressed its support for a letter addressed to Mayor Sutcliffe, which calls for complete transparency in the financial and risk analysis of Lansdowne 2.0. Signed by prominent figures, including Kevin Page, Michael Wernick, Joanne Chianello,  Paul Champ  and Penny Collenette, the letter emphasizes the importance of providing the public with comprehensive information regarding the project’s financial implications.

Register for After Four and Breakfast Club 2023 – 2024 Session:  Your Path to Engaging and Nurturing Childcare

Register for After Four and Breakfast Club 2023 – 2024 Session: Your Path to Engaging and Nurturing Childcare

As we approach the end of the school year, it’s time to recharge, reflect, and plan ahead for the upcoming 2023-2024 session. We are thrilled to announce that registration for our highly sought-after After Four and Breakfast Club programs is now open!

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