Tag Archives: Bur Oaks

Report on January 17th Environmental Initiatives Meeting

Report on Environmental Initiatives Meeting – January 17

The Environment Committee of the Champlain Park Community Association met with interested residents at the Field House on Thursday, January 17. There were 16 people at the meeting engaged in informative discussions and amicable debates about steps we are taking together to foster sustainable living in a healthy urban environment (the Committee mission). Follow this link to the Environment Committee page for detail.

Daniel Buckles and Adrian Bradley, Co-chairs, Environment Committee

Jane’s Walk about Local Oak Trees – May 6

Debra Huron writes:

Hug one of our community’s heritage bur oaks this weekend as part of the city’s annual Jane’s Walk. Here are details http://www.janeswalkottawa.ca/walks/19820


We will visit six majestic bur oak trees that will be coming into leaf. Learn how Champlain Park ‘hood has managed to get a provincial designation for these heritage trees—to date, the only such designations in Ottawa. Discuss and strategize on ways to ensure heritage trees and all our natural heritage are recognized by the City of Ottawa as it reviews its tree by-law in 2018.

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Heritage Oaks and you!

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New to the neighbourhood? Or do you have a new neighbour? Perhaps the front yard in a new home in our neighbourhood would be an excellent host for a heritage oak sapling from one of our very own Champlain Oaks. The … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the unveiling of indoor and outdoor installations at fieldhouse

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Please mark your calendars for an exciting community event When :   Saturday Dec. 21, 2013 Time:      11 a.m. to Noon Where:  Champlain Park Fieldhouse Plan to be part of the unveiling of two installations that celebrate the links between … Continue reading

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All are Welcome! National Tree Day in the Park

Wednesday September 25th, is National Tree Day Here is the announcement for an early evening event planned for Champlain Park to celebrate our bur oaks, their acorns, and the trees’ links to social history. Please see The Champlain Oaks Project … Continue reading

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Recent Mailing List Activity – Bur Oaks, Bus Frequency

There’s been a recent burst of activity in the mailing list. One topic is the lack of 151 bus trips during rush hour when kids need to get to school (Fisher Park in this case). The other recent topic is … Continue reading

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Plans finalized for bur oak planting on September 26

Dear friends and neighbours, Please visit the Champlain Oaks site for details on this year’s event to celebrate National Tree Day. You are invited to help The Champlain Oaks celebrate bur oaks on National Tree Day. This year’s event–to be … Continue reading