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
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
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.
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
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!
We are happy to share an update on the sidewalk plans for Connaught Avenue and Henley Street. The City's website outlines the plans, including two options on Connaught, a presentation, survey, and a point of contact should you have additional questions or feedback. As previously shared, Councillor Kavanaugh is also hosting a consultation meeting next … Continue reading Update on Connaught & Henley sidewalks: Presentation of options, feedback, and survey
Change is coming on Queensview Drive. It is both an opportunity and concern for residents of Queensway Terrace North (QTN). The QTN Planning Committee is taking early action to influence City plans for this area, instead of waiting to react to proposals by outside developers. City plans for Queensview Drive will become public in the … Continue reading Queensview Drive and QTN: Good Neighbors?
On behalf of Ecology Ottawa, in collaboration with Ferguson Forest Center, you're invited to purchase and plant native tree species to help restore Ottawa's canopy. See below for more information and visit their website to purchase or donate: Check out Ecology Ottawa's Tree Fundraiser and help plant Ottawa's future tree canopy! They are working with … Continue reading Ecology Ottawa’s Tree Fundraiser: Purchase & Plant Native Species