☮ Together, we can make change happen! ☮ The clock is ticking. It’s now or never the time to ask responsible actions towards climate change. With the upcoming elections in October, we ...
Invasive, aggressive and spreading, the Emerald Ash Borer is killing millions of trees every year in the nation’s capital decimating the urban canopy and costing taxpayers millions of dollars as the city struggles to ensure parks and streets are safe from falling trees. While politicians regularly commit to planting new trees when the cameras are rolling, city council hasn’t […]
July 16, 2015, Ottawa – As premiers gather in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to discuss a Canadian Energy Strategy and the country gears up for a federal election, Ecology Ottawa has launched an online advertising campaign calling for action on climate change. “We are reaching out to people across the City of Ottawa who care about […]
Ecology Ottawa is seeking volunteers throughout the city to attend Community Association meetings in their neighbourhood to assess local environmental priorities and actions. With over 110 Community Associations in Ottawa there is sure to be one near you! Together we will make a difference on environmental issues in Ottawa. Please contact the Community Network Organizer […]
Are you an event planner by profession or passion? Here’s your opportunity to use your skills and help us out in a big way! We are looking for some help in organizing an upcoming talk (in mid-September) by a very fascinating and exciting speaker, and would love your input on how to make this event […]
The following letter was submitted to Transportation Committee and we think it lines up will with the need for a Complete Streets policy in our city. Download a copy here.
Removing pavement can be a daunting task, but made easy when communities come together to transform asphalt into vibrant green space! Last month, Ecology Ottawa had the pleasure of collaborating with St. Anthony School on another successful Depave Paradise project within Canada’s green capital. Now that the soil has been liberated, we look forward to […]
The province of Ontario will host a pan-American dialogue on long-term climate action at a 2015 Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto, starting July 7. Ecology Ottawa is supporting 350 Ottawa who are arranging a bus to the July 5 Toronto March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Sign up here.
On Thursday June 25 the city invited people to call in with suggestions on the 2016 city budget. According to the Ottawa Citizen most of the callers asked about climate change, bus lanes and road infrastructure, transit, parks, social services and events, and water rates.
Huge thanks to everyone who helped make Depave Paradise 2015 a success! This Saturday, June 20th a team of more than 30 community volunteers tackled the tearing up around 900 square feet of asphalt at St. Anthony Catholic School. The transformation that unfolded will not only provide benefits for the environment, but it will also […]
We are looking for an Intern to join our dynamic team. The Intern will be asked to perform three main tasks: participate in direct outreach pertaining to the upcoming federal election and the environment; receive training; and conduct work on a special project that touches on one of Ecology Ottawa’s core campaign areas. Campaigns touch on […]
Are you passionate about Graphic Design? Do you have experience using Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator? We need volunteers that can help us design posters, pamphlets, banners, and a wide range of other Ecology Ottawa material. If you are looking to gain some experience, or build your portfolio by working for an organization that would value your work, we would love to […]