Buckthorn is an invasive species that has taken over entire swaths of Ottawa, reducing overall biodiversity. Read about how a small volunteer group took a stand against one stand.
The Case for Ottawa’s Urban Natural Areas provides the financial, environmental, health, and social arguments for preserving Ottawa’s public greenspaces.
These check lists were generated in April 2022 from ebird.com.
Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a non-native, invasive and aggressive species. Download this three-page PDF to learn more about how you can help control it in Hampton Park this October […]
If your trees were defoliated earlier this year, even if they re-leafed, they may still be at risk next year from LDD (“gypsy”) moth caterpillars. A single female can lay […]
Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) is native to northeastern North America, and can be found in many spots in Hampton Park. It pays to know how to identify it because the […]
Recently, I had an opportunity to borrow an air quality monitor. The wireless “Egg” records air temperature, relative humidity, and certain airborne contaminants like ozone and particulate matter; it’s the […]
The Friends of Hampton Park will host a ramble on July 22. One of the things we always talk about is the need to retain biodiversity in the Hampton Park […]
The inaugural issue of the Carlington Hampton News.