Volunteer Opportunity: Help Spread the Word on Climate Initiatives

RSVP for the data lab here. Are you passionate about climate change? Help us spread the word on climate action initiatives and incentive programs created to encourage people to change ...

EcoFest updates: partners, speakers, silent auctions and more

Only a few weeks to go until EcoFest – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration! Join us on Thursday, October 12 at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park for a night ...

Take Action on Climate Change in Ottawa

Climate change is scary, but taking action doesn’t have to be. It is often difficult to settle on real, tangible changes you can make in your own life to stop climate ...


Canupy: Symposium and Chance to Adopt a Tree!

Tree Ottawa has been working with artist Jean Bridge surrounding the Canupy: ...

Ottawa’s Inadequate Recycling and Green Bin Programs Shorten Life of the City’s Trail Road Landfill Site

Waste Watch Ottawa Analysis, Promoted by Ecology Ottawa, Finds City’s Lack of ...

Free Smart Thermostat & Installation for Eligible Ontario Homeowners

The Government of Ontario has launched the Green Ontario Fund to help ...

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Graham Saul is leaving Ecology Ottawa

After five years as Ecology Ottawa’s Executive Director, I am stepping down this week. My parting request is that you help make EcoFest, Ecology Ottawa’s tenth anniversary event on October 12, the largest celebration of the environmental movement in the history of the great City of Ottawa. Tickets are only $35 (which includes some drinks and food), […]

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Volunteer opportunity: Help us make EcoFest the biggest event in Ecology Ottawa’s history

  Fall is in the air. That means it’s time for our annual celebration of Ottawa’s vibrant environmental movement. This year, we’re also celebrating Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary. We need your help to make this year’s EcoFest the largest and most successful event in Ecology Ottawa’s history! Taking place on Thursday, October 12 at the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne […]

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You can make Ottawa the leader in climate change action

Cities are at the forefront of climate change action. In Ottawa, we are building a movement of residents who care about not only fighting climate change, but also building greener, more sustainable cities. You are at the core of this movement, and now is a critical moment to come together. The City of Ottawa is at […]

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Sign our Commuter Cycling Pledge

Sign the Commuter Cycling Pledge. Cycling to work offers many advantages to cars and public transit – a morning workout, a pass on traffic, and zero carbon emissions. The last point is especially important given that 40% of Ottawa’s carbon emissions are from transportation. And yet, only 2.2% of commuters bike to work. Whether you are an avid […]

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EcoFest – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration on October 12 at Aberdeen Pavilion

  Tickets are now on sale for EcoFest, Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration, taking place on Thursday, October 12, 2017, 5:30 -10 PM at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park. Tickets are only $35, so get yours today! Come celebrate with us! Hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy vegetarian/vegan food from local restaurants, sip on beer […]

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Join our team! Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer

Ecology Ottawa is looking for an Energy East Outreach Volunteer to join our dynamic team. The Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline by reaching out to key members of the community and inviting them to join our campaign. This position involves immersion in the tools and […]

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The Ottawa Disability Coalition’s Walk Audit Report

Ecology Ottawa helped the Ottawa Disability Coalition (ODC) format this report. This report covers audits of Sandy Hill, Colonnade Road, and the Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus and Professional Building. The audits assess the accessibility of these areas for pedestrians who use mobility devices, and provides recommendations as well as tips on how to conduct your […]

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Volunteer Opportunity: CP Women’s Open Green Clean-up Team

Ecology Ottawa is running the Green Team at this year’s Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Golf Tournament! The Ladies Professional Golf Association will be teeing off late August at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club. Come join us to keep the grounds clean and green as thousands of fans gather to see the stars in action. We […]

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Thank You! Ottawa Park Summit Wrap-Up

Ecology Ottawa would like to thank everyone who participated at the Ottawa Park Summit, which took place on April 22nd, 2017. The event was a big success! We exceeded our expectations with 125 participants representing 78 organizations at the event. We talked about everything from community gardens and bake ovens to how the City of Ottawa […]

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Save the Date: EcoFest 2017 – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration

Save the date: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at the Aberdeen Pavilion.  This year, our annual dinner is bigger and better than ever! On October 12th 2017, at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park, Ecology Ottawa will be celebrating our 10th anniversary by hosting EcoFest – Ottawa’s biggest gathering of the environmental community. This event will feature […]

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