Natural Areas & Trees

What’s in a tree? New landscaping rules for homeowners take root in Edmonton

What has that tree done for you lately? The answer is, a lot. When you think of some of Edmonton’s best neighbourhoods, what characteristics come to mind? The road, the sidewalk, the different house...

More Eyes = Better Weed Control

A brilliant ‘Of Course!’ idea that launched an inventive app for identifying and reporting invasive and noxious weed species has more than proven its worth. The Alberta Weed Spotter app has genera...

Rooting for trees in neighbourhood renewal

Neighbourhood renewal projects involve machines tearing up big chunks of old roadways and sidewalks, followed by heavy dump trucks, packers and pavers – the scale is BIG! But in parallel with th...

Innovation in Sustainability: Natural Areas

When’s the last time you went out and really appreciated one of Edmonton’s parks or natural areas? They’re so abundant in Edmonton that we often take them for granted. Our River Valley alone, th...

Edmontonians Root for Trees

Living in large city can often feel like navigating through a concrete jungle. Instead of forests and meadows we traverse through streets, avenues and, depending on the weather, pedways and LRT statio...

Make a Difference that will Last for Generations

Edmonton’s natural areas are little gems in our neighbourhoods. They allow people of all ages to get back in touch with nature and enjoy a few hours of beauty and serenity in the heart of a busy cit...

Come and experience the beauty that is Edmonton

Have you ever been caught staring off into the River Valley because of how beautiful a sunset looks while it bounces off of the North Saskatchewan River? Do you remember climbing a tree when you were ...

Giving Root for Trees

Living in a large urban centre, many of our days can feel lost between the monotony of our commute and the confines of cubicle walls. As we go through the motions of the week, most of us are plugged i...

Summer Solstice Tree Festival

We have short summers, no one will deny that, but Edmontonians know how to make the most of it. Every year here in Festival City there are events across the city for Edmontonians to get out and enjoy ...

Minimizing Tree Removals for LRT

Some residents of Central McDougall and other Edmonton neighbourhoods are understandably upset by the removal of several mature elm trees from the future North LRT to NAIT right-of-way around 105 Stre...

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