The Tree team is a sub-committee under our Environment portfolio who are committed to maintaining and enhancing the tree canopy in Blackburn Hamlet.  If you are interested in helping us achieve this goal, contact treeteam@blackburnhamlet.ca. You can also follow our Blackburn Hamlet Tree Team Facebook Page for our latest news.  Thank you.


  • Adopt a Tree – Thank You!
    Thank you to everyone who applied to adopt one of our fruit trees/shrubs this year through Adopt a Tree. Please join us in congratulating: Sophie & Eric who adopted Rose the Canada Plum; Alexander and Janelle who adopted Penny the Pin Cherry; Stephen and Dawn who adopted Vibury the Highbush Cranberry; and Mary who adopted
  • Free Trees!
    For those who missed out on our tree giveaway during the Garage Sale, the BCA tree team and Ecology Ottawa will be handing out free saplings near the entrance to the Blackburn Metro store from 9am to Noon on May 29. What trees will we have available? We’re going to have more tree species variety
  • How To Plant A Tree
    The tree and shrub canopy in Blackburn Hamlet is second to none in the National Capital Region. By planting younger, hardier trees, we are ensuring this canopy can be enjoyed by generations to come. PLANNING The first step is identifying a suitable location. The type of tree should be “the right fit” with the right
  • Trees in Trust
    Trees in Trust Plant a tree by your home! The City’s Trees in Trust program needs your help to find suitable locations for street trees. Street trees are available by request on a first come, first served basis. If your City-owned street frontage lacks a tree and you have the time and commitment to help
  • Commemorative Trees
    The City is now accepting new commemorative tree requests for the fall planting season. Program The Commemorative Tree Program was established in 1989. The City assists families or groups who wish to have a tree planted in a City park in remembrance or to commemorate a loved one who has passed away. Process The family/group
  • Parks and Streetscape Tree Planting
    The City of Ottawa is committed to planting trees for the enhancement of our city parks, facilities, and streets. We are taking a proactive approach to the identification of tree planting opportunities on a citywide basis.  Here in Blackburn Hamlet, the BCA is looking at promoting the planting of trees along Bearbrook Road to create

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