Day 2: Benefits of Native Species

Native species are vitally important to build strong and sustainable ecosystems. A species is native to an area if it has naturally evolved there. An example of this is the Eastern White Pine, the tallest tree native to Ontario which has evolved to be in this area. Biodiverse native tree species are essential in creating a healthy forest ecosystem which […]

Day 1: Afforestation vs. Reforestation

Happy Giving Tuesday! A day when global generosity makes an impactful difference for many worthy causes. Today we are beginning our “12 Days of Afforestation – Growing Ottawa’s Urban Forest Canopy”. During this time we are seeking donations to fund our 2023 afforestation mission. Your generosity is greatly appreciated! We begin our campaign by identifying the important difference between the […]

Holiday Market & Fundraising Campaign!

Holiday Market at the Just Food Community Farm! Forêt Capitale Forest is participating in Local Flavours Holiday Markets in December. The market has a selection of holiday gifts, including crafts, baked goods, ferments, and preserves, as well as fresh food including hot food and drink. We are going to serve warm apple cider in biodegradable cups (or bring your own […]

October Newsletter

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Community Tree Hub Planting Event – Saturday, October 15th Ahead of our proposed 2023 launch of the FCF community tree hub, we are pleased to start this project a bit earlier in partnership with CAFES and through a generous donation of tree seedlings from Ecology Ottawa. We are planting small seedlings into our seedling area (a.k.a. the FCF […]