Committee Votes to Protect Shea Road Woods

As mentioned in last week’s column, this week, Planning Committee discussed and approved an agreement that would see the City acquire about five hectares of Shea Road Woods, a popular local greenspace in Stittsville’s Fernbank Community south of Abbott Street East and east of Shea Road near Holy Spirit Parish.   This is great news …

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Exercise Caution at Active Development Site at CRT Fernbank Lands near Shea Road Woods

I would like to urge residents to please exercise caution in the area of the CRT Fernbank development lands located at 5786 Fernbank Road. This development site is located west of Robert Grant Avenue, south of the Trans Canada Trail and east of the Shea Road Woods / unofficial dog park area. Due to concern expressed …

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The Future of Shea Road Woods at Planning Committee

This week, I had the great pleasure of joining Mayor Watson, City Planning Staff, Tanya Hein (President of the Stittsville Village Association), Adrienne Charlton (President of the Blackstone-Fernbank Crossing Community Association), and other interested Stittsville residents on-site for a special announcement regarding the acquisition and protection of the Shea Road Woods.   As it stands, …

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The Future of Shea Road Woods at Planning Committee

Today, I had the great pleasure of joining Mayor Watson, City Biologist Dr. Nick Stow, and interested Stittsville residents on-site for a special announcement regarding the acquisition and protection of the Shea Road Woods.   As it stands, the woods are a privately-owned natural area and could legally be developed without acquisition by the City. …

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Spring Cleaning in Stittsville

It’s spring cleaning time so when better to help contribute to keeping Stittsville clean?! Spring Dog Park Cleanup On April 21st from 9:00-10:00 AM, the Responsible Dog Owners of Canada (RDOC) will join forces with Kathleen Edwards, owner of Quitters Coffee Shop, to host the Spring Dog Park Cleanup behind Holy Spirit Parish at Shea Woods (Stittsville’s unofficial …

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