Heritage Elm on Parliament Hill
Updated: Apr 19, 2020
Learn about the heritage elm tree at risk on Parliament Hill!
What: Public event to to learn about the unique features of a heritage elm tree at risk on Parliament Hill
When: Sunday February 10, 2019, 2:30 p.m. — 3:20 p.m.
Where: Elm tree located east of Centre Block on Parliament Hill
Who: Representatives of the Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital and Owen Clarkin, chair of conservation committee, Ottawa Field Naturalists Club.
Come to a gathering at the base of the elm tree to learn from Owen Clarkin’s extensive knowledge of native trees and about what the Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital and other groups are doing to press for protection of a heritage elm on Parliament Hill. Public Services and Procurement Canada, and the NCC, are currently planning to cut it down this winter, as part of the Centre Block renovation.
Background on this issue: http://greenspace-alliance.ca/index.php/threats/tree-protection-in-the-parliamentary-precinct/