Caring for Urban Forests Lunch & Learn: May 7

Our coalition is delighted to be joining CPAWS Manitoba Chapter to deliver a free lunch & learn webinar on Caring for Urban Forests. We’ll be talking about the amazing benefits and services Winnipeg’s urban forest provides, why it deserves sustainable infrastructure funding and how you…

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How SOS Saved the Bois-des-Esprits Forest

For Save Our Seine (SOS), there is likely no greater feather in the cap than the jewel that is the “forest of spirits”, the Bois-des-Esprits. No single issue in SOS’ history took more out of its board than the fight to save the nearly 120-acre city forest from development.

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Planting Cedars in North Point Douglas

Thank you to Sel Burrows for sharing his tree story & photos! We started planting cedars about 15 years ago. Some on our property, some on neighbours’ and some on boulevards. They cost about $15 in the fall. Now some are closing in on 20’…

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Loving and Losing Winnipeg’s Urban Forest

It’s early November 2016. It’s been unseasonably warm, but there are skins of ice on the puddles this morning, the kind that are wonderful to stomp. I’ve just dropped our daughter, Anna, at a friend’s house; Mike and I have a few hours to ourselves, so we’re going for a walk.

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“Trees For Life” Project Recruitment

We received this information from the city’s Urban Forestry department. Trees for Life and Highway of Heroes are accepting applications for community tree planting projects on both private and public property. Projects on public property are subject to approval by the Urban Forestry Branch. See…

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