Parks/ Trails

Invasive plant species alert: Garlic Mustard

Garlic mustard is an invasive plant that is native to Europe.  It is one of the greatest threats to woodlands in Oakville and across Ontario. This invasive plant displaces native wild flowers and plants, including White Trilliums. Garlic mustard does not provide a...

Joshua Creek Flood Mitigation Study – Town’s Preferred Option

Analysis conducted by Town staff between March 2021 and November 2021 resulted in the Town determining that their preferred preliminary mitigation option is Non-Structure Measures (Emergency Preparedness).  JCRA is disappointed at this result as Emergency Preparedness...

Joshua Creek Flood Mitigation Study

JCRA sent feedback to the Town on this study in response to the Town's request for  public input into the study. Click here to read our feedback and here to view the study materials.  

What To Do About Those Gypsy Moths!

Gypsy moths are destructive pests that appear in late July – August. We are fortunate in southeast Oakville to have a wonderful tree canopy – in our many parks, trails, and our own backyards. For the benefit and enjoyment of both present and future generations, we...

Recent Coyote Encounters in our neighbourhood

Coyote encounters in the JCRA area have recently increased and coyote behaviour is more aggressive than typical due to the presence of coyote pups. Please click https://www.oakville.ca/environment/featured-wildlife.html for specific actions residents can take if you...

Edgemere Lakefront Walking Trail – Now Open!

The Edgemere Lakefront walking trail is a great addition to our neighbourhood. The new developer for Edgemere (Dicenzo Homes) was kind enough to give the resident associations, Regional Councillor Gittings and Mayor Burton a tour on June 30. The trail cost Dicenzo...

Update on the Oakville Private Tree Bylaw:

Amendments to the Private Tree Protection By-law 2008-156   Last year Town Staff commenced a review and update of the current Private Tree Protection By-law, which was established in 2008, and engaged the public in its review process. JCRA has been very active this...

Update on the Oakville Private Tree Bylaw:

Amendments to the Private Tree Protection By-law 2008-156 Last year Town Staff commenced a review and update of the current Private Tree Protection By-law, which was established in 2008, and engaged the public in its review process. JCRA has been very active this year...

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