Good news fellow tree lovers (ie. everyone!): Ecology Ottawa announced their Fall tree giveaway schedule. Ecology Ottawa offers, for free, a selection of native tree species, including a number of fruit- and nut-bearing species.
Ecology Ottawa’s stated goal is to give away 20,000 seedlings this year, and after their spring and summer campaign, they have 10,000 more to give away.
Check out their giveaway schedule to get your own tree and do your part to start planting Ottawa’s future tree canopy. Some of the upcoming giveaway dates include (with more TBA):
- Sept. 7 with Tanglewood Hillsdale Community Association
- Sept. 10 with Holy Redeemer Church
- Sept. 14 with Stittsville Rotary Club
- Sept. 15 at Richmond Road Market
- Sept. 17 at Alta Vista Farmer’s Market
- Sept. 18 with Manotick Horticultural Society
- Sept. 20 with the Ottawa Public Library
- Sept. 24 at Stittsville Farmer’s Market
- Sept. 24 with West Barrhaven Communication Association
- Sept. 25 with Rideau Action Group
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