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SOLITARY BEE HOUSE AND NATURE WALK

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June 3rd is a PA day in Halton. Are you looking for something different to do with your family?

Join Oakvillegreen at the Oakville Museum (8 Navy Street, Oakville) from 2 to 4pm. Take the kids out,  have fun and learn about our natural world. Please register at 905 338 4400.

 

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TreeKeepers Update #1

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In preparation for the TreeKeepers invasive pull at Perkins Passage on June 11, Christen went out to scope out removal and planting sites. If you’ve never been to Perkins Passage and you’re in the Trafalgar and Cornwall Rd area you should stop by and check it out. It’s a small patch of urban forest that is home to a variety of critters such as small mammals and birds including chipmunks, rabbits, red-tailed hawk(s), warbler(s), and woodpeckers.

Here are some photos taken this past week:

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Star of Bethlehem (non-native)
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Male hairy woodpecker
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Potential planting site

 

If you have photos of your fav greenspace feel free to post them to our Facebook page or email them to oakvilletreekeepers@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Don’t forget to stop by Oakvillegreen’s info table at the Giant Garage Sale on Saturday!

TreeKeepers will officially launch on June 5th at Pelee Woods from 1pm-3pm. Refreshments will be provided! We hope to see you there.

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TreeKeepers to Launch on June 5th!

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Have you heard about the new Oakville TreeKeepers program? The program is being designed to facilitate local urban forest stewards, such as yourself, carrying-out small stewardship events in greenspaces that are in need of some TLC.

TreeKeepers will launch on Sunday, June 5th during Oakvillegreen’s tree planting at Pelee Woods from 1pm-3pm with snacks provided by Whole Foods. Come out to join Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, and the Town of Oakville at a Tree Planting Event in a small but significant urban woodland.

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Following our launch on June 5th, the next TreeKeepers event will be on Saturday, June 11th at Perkin’s Passage. At this urban woodland, we’ll be removing invasive species (buckthorn and garlic mustard) and re-planting with native species. It will be from 9am – noon with refreshments provided.

If you have questions, want to sign up for TreeKeepers, or have a particular forest area or greenspace in mind that you would like to work in this summer, contact Oakvillegreen’s Urban Forest Stewardship Coordinator: oakvilletreekeepers@gmail.com

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