Ottawa planting 150 maple trees in each ward for 2017 celebrations
Metro News

By Haley Ritchie, Ottawa Metro News, September 8, 2016

The City of Ottawa is ready to embark on a maple tree spending spree to celebrate Canada’s tree-mendous 150th anniversary.

The “Canada 150 Maple Grove” project will see 150 maple trees planted in each of the city’s 23 municipal wards at a cost of $345,000.

The trees will be planted together in formal groves on public lands which have been selected by councillors and staff, according to forest services manager David Barkley.

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