Update on the Montreal Biodiversity Pledge

Last year OURS, Trees Please Winnipeg, our amazing member groups as well as other environmental and climate organizations lobbied Winnipeg City Council to sign the Montreal Biodiversity Pledge. And Winnipeg is now formally listed as a signatory! https://montreal.ca/en/articles/montreal-pledge-call-cop15-launched-to-worlds-cities-39529 This pledge commits to the city to…

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HOMEGROWN TREE GRANTS!! Applications now open.

Are you a resident or community group who’d like to get more replacement trees planted on your boulevards or in your neighbourhood parks and greenspaces? Then check out funding available from the City’s Home Grown Program! Details here: https://www.winnipeg.ca/services-programs/trees-environment/trees/tree-planting/tree-planting-grants  APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 10, 2023. For…

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Op-Ed: The hole where a tree was

“What struck me, apart from the grief associated with the tree’s demise was the anxiety, guilt and powerlessness my friend felt in the face of that potential loss. Was there something she could have done to save the tree? Should she have scraped together the…

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We need climate action! 

A note from our friends at Sustainable Building MB: Tell Winnipeg city council to make its Community Energy Investment Roadmap a budget priority by including it in the SPAP.  Learn more: https://www.sustainablebuildingmanitoba.ca/make-ceir-a-budget-priority/  

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