Mid-June 2023 Week in Review

After a spring with record-breaking heat, orange smoky skies, and some planting activities, we find ourselves very busy and motivated. It turns out that the bulk of the effort with urban afforestation is the extensive prep work and ongoing maintenance that occurs ahead of and after the few hours of a tree-planting event. What other activities is our organization doing? […]

How to push towards carbon neutrality? Interesting article explains.

(le français suit) Interesting to read this article after a wonderful workshop Saturday, March 25th, 2023 with fellow non-profit Eco Echo and participants from La Pêche Global Forest Group   Cities (…) have been pushing towards carbon neutrality. To get there, we need to encourage the development of a healthy civil society in cities worldwide that have room to experiment and share […]

Where do we source are native wildflower seeds?

FCF has begun preparing for our upcoming afforestation projects this planting season! We have started to grow forbs and shrubs that will be used in our Tiny Forest Project and other planting projects at our Base of Operations this spring. Planting native forbs and shrubs are essential in creating a healthy forest ecosystem which in turn provides many ecosystem services […]

Recognition from SOUL’s Greener Greenspace Program!

Forêt Capitale Forest is proud to announce that we’ve been recognized as part of The Society for Organic Urban Land Care (SOUL)’s Greener Greenspace program for our work on the Red Barn Food Forest in 2022! SOUL is a Canadian organization that cares deeply about responsible land stewardship and started this program to share and inspire ecologically-focused land care across […]