Egan: Tallying the trees — urban forest volunteers branch out across city

By Kelly Egan, Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed, December 25, 2021

With climate change and housing intensification — on top of murderous insects and freak storms — residents all across Ottawa (and maybe the pandemic helped) are watching their urban canopy with more organized eyes.

Neighbourwoods, a program developed by a pair of University of Toronto academics, is being used in pockets from Centretown to Kanata as way to count and assess our bigger trees — then plan for their well-being.

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