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 LDD moths (Gypsy moths*) in QTN have started laying eggs. You can help to reduce the number of caterpillars next year by removing the egg masses before next spring. Removing egg masses can potentially prevent the hatching of up to 1000 caterpillars per egg mass, and therefore lower the overall negative impact to trees … Continue reading Locating and Destroying LDD Moth Egg Masses
As we observe the Gypsy moth outbreak in QTN, we were pleased to see so many residents protecting the local canopy. As the life cycle of the Gypsy moth changes from caterpillar to moth we have obtained and are offering lures so you can build your own trap. If you are interested in a lure, … Continue reading We have lures to build your own Gypsy moth trap
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.
It's Clean-up the Capital time! We have been authorized to run the clean-up event. To keep COVID safe, we will spread the clean-up over a weekend. Meet us at the Frank Ryan gazebo during one of these time periods: Friday, June 18 from 11h30 to 13h30 Saturday, June 19, 10h00 to noon Sunday, June 20 … Continue reading Neighbourhood cleanup weekend (June 18, 19, 20)
Ecology Ottawa, in partnership with the Queensway Terrace North Community Association, will be co-hosting a tree giveaway event in our neighborhood. Date: Saturday June 12, 2021 Location: Frank Ryan Park Those interested must complete the mandatory pre-participation survey in order to opt-in to Ecology Ottawa's Tree Program and be eligible to receive seedlings. Some personal … Continue reading Ecology Ottawa QTN Tree Giveaway Event
Sharing local plants with other QTN residents helps them and adds to the greening of our neighborhood. Local plants are also more likely to grow well. Perennials that need splitting or trimming can be put into extra plastic pots, containers or bags, watered to settle, and then offered to others during our QTN Plant Share … Continue reading QTN Community Plant Share
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)
The Christmas trees you donated will be chipped and distributed for use by the QTN community. The chipping will take place as soon as our sponsor (Woody's Tree Service - thank you!), can start his field season (as early as next week). If you are interested in some free mulch, complete this form (opportunity closed) … Continue reading Are you interested in free mulch? We’re going fully circular!