OUFC


While we were busy with activities this past year including workshops, tree talks and more, we fell silent on our blog. We would like to change that and are seeking your input to shape the future of this resource. Posts planned for the next few weeks include an update on […]

We’re back at it!


On this day if you can take a moment to stand up for trees. Support your local tree group; the OUFC and many other organizations need your help and support to do what they can for Urban and rural forests. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/eRLJscAlk1M” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> http://www.standfortrees.org

Earth Day




Backus Woods Carolinian Habitat Protected In Norfolk County  The Nature Conservancy of Canada received a gift of 354 hectares from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation for its permanent preservation of this Carolinian land in south-western Ontario. Funding in the amount of $6.1 million will be used by the NCC for […]

Tree Protection Success Stories- Backus Woods


The Canadian Forest Service a branch of Natural Resources Canada have developed an invaluable tool for homeowners, tree professionals and communities. This tool (model) will aid in evaluating the pros and cons of treating or removing an ash tree (with many options to include in the automatic calculator). This site provides access […]

Ash Trees: To Treat Or Not To Treat