Ecology Ottawa- TarFree 613 Present: To RSVP to this event: http://www.ecologyottawa.org/community_discussion_energy_east_pipeline The spectre of a project that would move tar sands oil across Canada and only a couple kilometres from ...
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 […]
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 […]
We are committed to developing a fully bilingual website and we need help translating material. We especially need people who have professional translation experience and/or training. For more information on this opportunity, please contact Stephanie Haubert today.
Ecology Ottawa is conducting door-to-door outreach in the run-up to the 2015 federal election. We need your help! Join our outreach team and help us bring environmental leadership to Parliament Hill. Interested? Email Robb Barnes today.
Good with Computers? Looking for administrative experience? Ecology Ottawa is looking for volunteers who can come in to our office and assist with data entry. We have ongoing data-entry needs, so this is a great opportunity to gain volunteer hours and refresh your skills using excel! Training with our data systems will be provided. Contact […]
For Nancy Biggs, it’s personal. Though a member of myriad boards and committees across the city, she addressed the Environment Committee as an individual whose family has lived in Ottawa for six generations. “We are seeing more freezing rain events, heavy rainfall causing flooding and sinkholes, as well as an increase in heat waves”, she […]
For concerned citizens planning to attend or speak at the Tuesday, June 16 Environment Committee meeting, we’re in for a long day. But don’t let that put you off. This is the ONLY opportunity to address Environment Committee, and through them City Council on how the city will prioritize environmental issues over the next four […]
Expanding the Airport Parkway when Light Rail hasn’t had a chance to take up the slack is a mistake say citizens. According to Ottawa Community News, not only are residents raising their voices, the city councillor has spoken too: Expanding the parkway should be “a last resort,” one that is only considered after public-transit ridership […]