Tree felled in your neighbourhood? There's a map for that

By CBC News Ottawa, May 6, 2018

After a severe wind storm knocked down trees across the city Friday night, one Ottawa city councillor is hoping a new online tool will help keep track of those losses.

Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper said he's been working with local environmental advocates to create a Google map that allows residents to pinpoint exactly where trees have come down.

They can note the type of tree, its location, and what happened, Leiper said — and even share a photo.

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