Are you interested in fostering healthy green spaces and urban forests supporting native plants and wildlife? Are you interested in the recreational enjoyment of nature within the Champlain Park for your family, friends, neighbours and future generations?
This maybe of interest to you!
Please join us for our first Urban Forest Green Spaces community-wide meeting, where we will outline the community partnership with the NCC and the City of Ottawa and share progress on community-based projects underway in the NCC forest, the Little Woods and our Park.
We’ll hear from community representatives of the initiative, the NCC and the City of Ottawa on:
- What’s happening in the NCC forest bordering our community and the parkway, the Little Woods and our Park.
- Mapping paths and trees
- Improving paths with woodchips
- Planting native trees, shrubs and flowers
Location: Champlain Park Fieldhouse
Time: 7:30 – 9 pm – Thursday evening
Date: May 19, 2016
In order to support the Urban Forest Green Spaces initiatives go to the website at: https://urbanforestgreenspaces.wordpress.com
June 3-5, 2016
Dr. Andy Kenney and Forester Astrid Nielsen will lead you through the steps for identifying tree species, assessing tree health and mapping the location of trees in Champlain Park. The resulting inventory will show the economic value of trees to people due to energy conserved, stormwater filtered, air quality improved and carbon dioxide removed. And help the community retain its forest canopy.
The Workshop sessions take place on the following
Friday, June 3, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 4, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 5, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Participants must commit to attend at least 80% of the full workshop
Meet at the Champlain Park Fieldhouse
Registration is $20 per person, includes refreshments and a field manual, space it limited to the first 25 registrants on a first come, first serve basis
To register please complete Tree Mapping Workshop registration form
For more information
Contact Adrian Bradley (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Daniel Buckles (email@example.com)
This workshop has been organized under the Urban Forest and Green Space projects of Champlain Park