• Join us for the eleventh Eco Gala on October 11

    An evening to celebrate the environmental community in Ottawa

  • This National Forest Week, make trees an election issue

    Ottawa trees and greenspaces need to be an election issue! During this year’s election period, we are calling on Ottawa residents to bring focus to the importance of our trees — urban trees in particular — and to celebrate them!

  • Mayoral Debate on Environmental Issues

    In the lead up to the 2018 Ottawa Mayoral Election, Ecology Ottawa is hosting an All Candidates Mayoral Debate on Environmental Issues.

  • Green Infrastructure in Ottawa: A State of the City Report

    Ecology Ottawa issues this state-of-the-city report on green infrastructure in Ottawa to highlight the lessons Ottawa can learn from other jurisdictions regarding next steps on green infrastructure, discuss the policy conversation within the context of existing plans and local actors and concludes with a list of recommendations for the city to develop green infrastructure policy and climate resilience.

  • Want a free sapling? Join us at our upcoming events!

    Ecology Ottawa is part of the 1 Million Tree initiative in Ottawa, through which we will be giving away trees to help the Capital recover from the Emerald Ash Borer infestation. By doing this, Ecology Ottawa is part of the largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history!

Living City

The Living City will integrate nature into the very fabric of urban planning, defend trees, plants, animals, rivers and greenspace and solve challenges by working with – not against – nature.

Active City

The Active City will build safe streets for all users, ages and abilities; focus on moving people, not just cars, and connect communities with world class transportation.

Renewable City

The Renewable City knows that 100% renewable energy is 100% possible; says “no” to new fossil fuel infrastructure, and creates clean energy jobs.

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Upcoming debates and events before the 2018 municipal election

As we count down the days to the 2018 municipal election, debates are being planned across the city. Join us for the following debates, planned by Ecology Ottawa, our distributed volunteer teams, or community groups. Ecology Ottawa are hosting (or…

Join us for the eleventh Eco Gala on October 11

An evening to celebrate the environmental community in Ottawa

Les Amis des Parcs – Session d’Information – 09/13

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Ottawa municipal elections – All-candidates’ survey

Ecology Ottawa has issued a list of sixteen survey questions covering four main issues: climate change action (Renewable City), building safe and healthy streets (Active City), protecting Ottawa’s greenspace and watersheds (Living City) and waste management.

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Ecology Ottawa is a volunteer-driven, grassroots environmental organization working to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada. Your donation today will be used to fuel our campaign initiatives and help maintain an office where our volunteers and core staff can meet…

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Volunteer with us

Volunteers are the driving force behind Ecology Ottawa! Ecology Ottawa is volunteer driven. That means what we get done gets done mostly by volunteers, and because volunteers have helped decide on Ecology Ottawa’s priorities. We depend on volunteers to get…

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