2017 WILD PARSNIP STRATEGY / STRATÉGIE DE 2017 SUR LE PANAIS SAUVAGE

What is Wild Parsnip? Wild Parsnip is an invasive plant that is increasingly common within the City of Ottawa in areas of uncultivated land, roadside ditches, nature trails, as well as on and surrounding rural and residential properties. Wild Parsnip may pose a health...

Number of Lyme disease cases more than tripled in Ottawa

Lyme disease is an important health concern in many parts of Canada and is spread by the bite of blacklegged ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Most people are infected with Lyme disease through the bite of an immature tick called a nymph. Nymphs...