Connaught Park: Survey feedback on Noise Wall and Landscape Plan

Thank you to all our neighbours who provided feedback on the noise mitigation and landscape plan through our survey (now closed) and/or by sending feedback directly to qtncommunity@gmail.com. Two thirds of respondents supported a stone-like noise barrier wall (Figure 1, Option C) that is covered in vines (Figure 2). We also received many great suggestions on … Continue reading Connaught Park: Survey feedback on Noise Wall and Landscape Plan

LDD moth egg mass removal: Information session & call for volunteers

QTNca's Natural Environment committee will be hosting an information session on the Lymantria dispar dispar (LDD, i.e. European Gypsy Moth) egg mass removal and is also calling for volunteers to help remove egg masses throughout the community. See below for more information on these events! UPDATED - Information session on egg mass removal - Nov … Continue reading LDD moth egg mass removal: Information session & call for volunteers

Funding available for Ash Tree Replacement on private properties

Funding is still available for 2021 and interested applicants are encouraged to visit the City's program website at nation.on.ca/eab. Additional details on this program were shared recently on Coun. Kavanagh's Bay Ward Bulletin: The City of Ottawa has lost thousands of ash trees due to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). This invasive beetle, native to Asia was … Continue reading Funding available for Ash Tree Replacement on private properties

LRT in Connaught Park: Updated landscape plan, opportunity for feedback

re: Noise and Visual Mitigation in Landscape Plans for Connaught Park QTNca has continued its advocacy for improvements in the LRT plans through Connaught Park, including paths and measures to reduce noise and visual impacts. Residents have an opportunity to provide feedback on a revised landscape plan now and a revised plan for connectivity is … Continue reading LRT in Connaught Park: Updated landscape plan, opportunity for feedback