By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, January 30, 2017
A wildlife coalition in Kanata says tree-cutting by developers should be delayed until fall to lessen the danger to wild animals.
KNL Developments, a joint venture from Richcraft and Urbandale Homes, is clearing forest between Goulbourn Forced Road and Terry Fox Drive. Opponents of the work say they realize the development will go ahead, but argue Ottawa shouldn’t allow it in winter.The developers recently began cutting trees on about 175 acres.
Donna DuBreuil of the Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre says the rule book — a protocol at city hall for the protection of wildlife during construction— “is not being adhered to at all.”http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/wildlife-group-worried-tree-cutting-in-kanata-will-endanger-animals