Posts by Lisa Jones

Arbor Day is Going Online

April 16, 2020 4:59 pm by Lisa Jones 0 comments

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, our annual Arbor Day event has been cancelled. But you can still celebrate online with us by sharing your favorite tree story on social media, nominating a Heritage Tree, or planting a tree! For more information on how to participate click here.

Are All Arboricultural Services Essential Services?

April 7, 2020 11:04 am by Lisa Jones

April 1st all non-essential services in Manitoba shut their doors to the public for two weeks.  The Public Health Act acknowledges arboriculture as an essential service. Services performed by the arboriculture industry require highly trained expertise and some of the work performed relates directly to public safety and safe operations of buildings and residences.  However,…

Join Our Team

March 30, 2020 4:47 pm by Lisa Jones

Trees Winnipeg is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help facilitate and design our various programs this summer. This includes the Winnipeg ReLeaf Tree Planting Program and Winnipeg Forest Watch Program. Working closely with the Trees Winnipeg Program Director, the Program Assistant will aid in the development of all programs and build campaigns that will help increase public awareness of Trees Winnipeg and…

Social Media Specialists Needed- Volunteer Position

February 24, 2020 11:05 am by Lisa Jones

Join our Team! Trees Winnipeg requires one or more social media specialists who can volunteer their social media expertise to assist our Program Director. Openings are as soon as possible through to fall 2020. Hours per week will vary, but March through June is our busiest period so expect to invest about 2-6 hours per…

Tree Care Resources for Homeowners after October Snowstorm:

October 18, 2019 4:55 pm by Lisa Jones

We hope you are staying safe with the hazards that arose from the October snowstorm! Here are some helpful links explaining how to care for the trees on your private property: Helping Trees and Shrubs Recover From Snow and Ice (https://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/2015/02/helping-trees-and-shrubs-recover-from-snow-and-ice/) Immediate Care for Storm-Damaged Trees (https://nfs.unl.edu/documents/communityforestry/Storm%20Damage%201%20-%20Immediate%20Care%20for%20Storm-Damaged%20Trees.pdf) Tree First Aid After a Storm (https://www.arborday.org/media/stormrecovery/4_treefirstaid.cfm) Please,…