2022 Spring Tree Planting

The Planting Program is very topic to delays regarding climate and ease of planting and necessary utility locates. This system can be topic to hurry ups ensuing from ease of planting websites and contractor effectivity, as such the proposed timelines may change.

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The planting contractor can be planting bushes inside the municipal proper of approach till the top of June. This system will pause by the new summer time months and it’s deliberate to renew within the fall, barring any COVID-19 associated issues.

The Metropolis promotes the planting of huge rising tree species, the place permitted by native website situations. As a part of the planning course of, Metropolis workers have chosen tree species which can be acceptable to particular person planting places.

This choice relies on particular standards:

  • Web site Issues: entrance garden proper of approach vs. boulevard, assembly legislated necessities to take care of sightlines in accordance with the O. Reg. 239/02: Minimal Upkeep Requirements for Municipal Highways, utility setbacks, infrastructure clearance (fireplace hydrant, mild publish, and so on.).
  • Tree Issues: mature tree top and cover measurement, soil quantity necessities for root growth, tolerance of excessive winds, tolerance of street salt spray and soil pH, development behavior, development charge, tolerance of drought or moist websites, and so on.
  • Environmental Components: Variety of the species inside the neighbourhood, proximity to the lake and naturalized areas, density of cover within the space, soil composition, and so on.

Residents receiving a tree within the 2022 planting season will obtain a door hanger earlier than the tree is planted. If residents have any questions or considerations in regards to the species or location chosen, they’re inspired to contact Roads, Parks, and Forestry at 905-335-7777.

This 12 months the plantings might happen with out staking in accordance with the newest business suggestions. Stakes will solely be put in on bushes in excessive wind areas or if the contractor feels the planting requires further assist.

Please word the contractor is accountable to arrange the work in probably the most environment friendly route accessible to them on the time. Coordination includes acquiring and organizing utility locates as required by regulation, buying bushes, working round website restrictions, poor climate, and so on. As a result of variables concerned within the planning course of, the Metropolis can’t present the precise date the contractor will attend to your property. Seek advice from the chart and map beneath for an approximate timeframe for tree planting all through the Metropolis.

2022 Tree Planting Schedule and Map

Assortment Areas

Tree Planting Dates

Space 1

April 6–Could 1

Space 2

Could 1–Could 15

Space 3

Could 16–Could 31

Space 4

June 19–July 5

Space 5

June 1–June 19

Space 6

September

Fall Planting Listing

Metropolis-wide October/November

Forestry Tree Planting Map

Tree Planting Space Descriptions

  • Space 1: Brant Avenue to Guelph Line from Lakeshore Street to Dundas Avenue
  • Space 2: West of Brant Avenue to the QEW, North together with Kerns Street space between Dundas Avenue to Lakeshore Street
  • Space 3: West of the QEW to Freeway 6 between Dundas Avenue and North Shore Blvd
  • Space 4: Guelph Line to Burloak Drive from Lakeshore Street to the Fairview Avenue hall
  • Space 5: Guelph Line to Burloak Drive to South of Freeway 407 and North of the Fairview Avenue hall
  • Space 6: North of Dundas Avenue and Freeway 407 between Bell Faculty Line and Milburough Line

2022 Stump Removing

The stumping timeline is very subjected to delays regarding climate, issue of the stump grind, mechanical issues and necessary utility locates. The Stumping Program can be topic to speeds ups ensuing from ease of stumping and contractor effectivity, as such the proposed timelines may change.

The Metropolis’s contractor can be working diligently towards eradicating stumps inside the municipal street allowance to make approach for extra tree plantings throughout the Metropolis. The stumping course of includes grinding the stump, eradicating the stump grindings and changing with soil. The newly positioned soil is tamped, and grass seed is positioned and watered.

The Metropolis’s stumping contractor is accountable to arrange the work in probably the most environment friendly and protected route accessible to them on the time. Coordination includes acquiring and organizing locates as required by regulation, working round website restrictions, poor climate, and so on. As a result of variables concerned within the planning course of the Metropolis doesn’t know the precise day the contractor will attend your deal with. Seek advice from the chart and map beneath for an approximate timeframe for tree planting all through the Metropolis.

If the tree in entrance of your house or enterprise was eliminated previous to December of 2020, will probably be eliminated this 12 months. Please confer with the map beneath that signifies areas and the approximate timeframe the Metropolis’s stumping contractor can be finishing work.

2022 Stump Removing Schedule and Map- West Timeline

West Assortment Areas

Stump Removing Dates

Space 1

Could 1–June 12

Space 2

June 13–July 24

Space 3

July 25–Sept. 14

Space 4

Sept. 15–Oct. 23

Space 5

Oct. 24–Nov. 30

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