By Jacquie Miller, Ottawa Citizen, October 21, 2018
The city will soon announce a program to replace some of the trees that were lost when a tornado ripped through Arlington Woods, residents were told during a solemn ceremony at the edge of a devastated forest on Sunday.
About 130 neighbours stood at a clearing at the edge of Bruce Pit in what was once a forest of 150-year-old pines, listening to speeches, music and poetry.
The tornado that touched down a month ago destroyed many of the trees that were a beloved part of the neighbourhood in the west end of Ottawa off Greenbank Road.
A city program will allow residents to choose trees that will be planted in rights-of-ways in the neighbourhood, said Robert Onley, a vice-president of the Trend-Arlington Community Association.https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/city-of-ottawa-residents-to-begin-reforestation-of-tornado-ravaged-arlington-woods