Fall clean-up eventCome help clean up our neighbourhood. We will be cleaning our parks, greenspaces, and surrounding areas. Meet us at Frank Ryan Field House on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM to get supplies and choose an area to clean. Latex gloves and garbage bags will be provided. In the … Continue reading Fall clean-up (Sept 25) & updates on trees in Frank Ryan and Elmhurst parks
QTNca is looking for volunteers to participate in the Community Associations for Environmental Sustainability (CAFES) Neighbourhood Canopy Regeneration Project. The purpose of this project is to contribute to the regeneration of the urban canopy by building capacity of community associations, and engaging with residents, landowners and existing city tree programs. It will be implemented in … Continue reading Call for volunteers: Neighbourhood Canopy Regeneration Project
The City of Ottawa forestry operations has informed our Natural Environment committee that they will be in the area over the next few days (starting July 14) to remove deadwood in Elmhurst park to address the volume of wood on site. Update (2021-07-15) The crew will also proceed with the removal of some trees identified … Continue reading Removal of deadwood in Elmhurst Park
A draft Parks and Recreation Master Plan has been developed to accompany the new Official Plan. It updates city-wide goals for parkland and recreational facilities as Ottawa grows, but it falls short in dealing with intensification, the central issue facing Ottawa and QTN. As an example, the current standard of one recreational complex for every … Continue reading Parks, QTN, Intensification, and the Parks and Recreation Master Plan
QTN residents care deeply about the green spaces and parks in our neighborhood. That came through strongly in the 214 responses to a survey sponsored by the community association. The responses included desired uses, suggestions for improvements, and concerns. These will inform further discussions within QTN and with City parks officials and our City Councillor. … Continue reading Use of Park Spaces in QTN: Survey Results and Analysis
Your community association and its network of volunteers have compiled this information piece to answer the most common questions on tree management in QTN. Click on any of the questions below to learn more.
What would you like to see in our local parks? In QTN, we have three distinct parks (Frank Ryan, Elmhurst, and Connaught) and other possibilities. Residents have various priorities for uses of park spaces and we would like to learn more. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey (6 questions) by May 21, … Continue reading Have Your Say: Local Priorities for Use of QTN Park Spaces
Councillor Kavanagh's office has organized an update on the sewer project, which will include discussion of the road closures and associated traffic impacts. The meeting will take place on April 9th at 9:30 AM. If you are unable to attend, a recording will be made available afterward on the Bay Ward Bulleting which we will … Continue reading Update on the QTN Storm Sewer Project including Traffic Implications
We are calling all walkers, dog walkers, bird watchers, and anyone who likes exploring the trails in QTN. We need your help to spread mulch along the paths in Elmhurst Park and are asking that as you finish your day tomorrow (March 30), to meet us at the corner of Alpine and Henley starting at … Continue reading Volunteers needed: Lets beautify the Elmhurst paths on March 30 & April 2!
UPDATE: Our scheduled clean up is on hold until further notice, due to Ontario-wide shutdown. For more information please see the program's website: Cleaning the Capital Program (City of Ottawa) Until the current restrictions are lifted and we are able to host the cleanup we encourage you to safely pick up garbage while you are outside … Continue reading Our spring cleanup is scheduled for April 17 (postponed)