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 You can also follow our Blackburn Hamlet Tree Team Facebook Page for our latest news.  Thank you.

  • National Tree Day Coloring Contest Winner – Gagnant du concour de coloriage sur la Journée nationale de l’arbre
    Mon arbre préféré c’est… Félicitations à Owen qui a gagné le panier-cadeau thème sur le thème de la rentrée scolaire valeur de 50$ de Métro pour sa participation dans le Concours de coloriage pour la Journée nationale de l’arbre. On a reçu 141 soumissions! J’aimerais remercier le personnel de Métro et leur gestionnaire Sara, pour le … Read more
  • Neighbourwoods Training Time to Register! Come and spend time outdoors with new friends while learning about trees!
    Clifton Charie, Blackburn Community Association’s Tree Team – Neighbourwoods Project Lead Date: May 13th and 14th, 2023 Where: 190 Glen Park Drive (Inside and Outside around the Blackburn Community Hall) Free A small team of volunteers launched the tree inventory program called “Neighbourwoods” in Blackburn Hamlet last spring. Unfortunately, our training program with Dr. Andrew Kenney was … Read more
  • Give your mom a TREE-t!
    May 14th is Mother’s Day. Why not also help Mother Earth? The Blackburn Community Association’s Tree Team has made arrangements to purchase some red oak and white pine seedlings which we are offering for free to Blackburn residents. Why not show your mom(s) or mother figures in your life how TREE-mendous you think they are … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more

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