Arbor Day Spring Fair
Everybody is Welcome! Come celebrate the importance of our trees.
You can Celebrate this event and still keep a social distance. Here are some ideas.
- Join us for an in person event in Tanglewood park near the Community Centre, Sunday May 7 from 2 -4 pm
(If rain, then we will be inside the Community Center)
- Check this website https://www.ecologyottawa.ca/tree_giveaway_events to get a tree from Ecology Ottawa
- We will talk about trees and how to protect them.
- We will have games and a scavenger hunt.
- We will have a bike decoration parade, EnviroCentre will attend and set up a booth with some bike lights and info about cycling in our area. They will be coming with the Cycling Safety Awareness Program .
- Take pictures of Trees as you are out for a walk.
- .Compare and identify the trees you see. Then enter this contest
Take the Tree ID Challenge
- Read these poems about Trees to a loved one that lives with you Trees by Joyce Kilmer
- Why do we have trees? Here are the benefits of trees
- Draw a picture of your favorite tree and share it on social media.
- Draw with chalk on your driveway so people can see it when they walk by.
- Let us know if you have more ideas. email [email protected]
Does anyone have any pictures of Medhurst park before the Tornado? Or the trees beside the apartment building?
Send in your pictures to [email protected] so we can have an archive for our neighborhood.
Let us know how you celebrate Arbor Day in April
THCA gratefully acknowledges the financial support of NROCRC and Keith Egli for our 2022 event.
Thank you to the presenters of this event for 2021 : you can watch the recording of the virtual event here: https://youtu.be/F1BXSnJEhCU
Past Arbor Days: 2021