• Tree Fundraiser 2020

    Plant Ottawa’s future tree canopy!

  • 4 Ways To Champion Biodiversity

    When it comes to protecting biodiversity, cities do best when they make data-driven decisions to improve land-use. Ottawa can do more to protect local nature by collecting ecosystem data to improve local policies and you can help.

  • Public letter re: Active transportation infrastructure in Orléans

    Following conversations between our supporters, Orléans-area councillors and Bike Ottawa, we wrote to east end federal and provincial representatives to seek public funding for a new multiuse path with protected intersections on Orléans Boulevard.

  • A green and just recovery for Ottawa

    We recognize that if we want to build back better, we need to put not only the planet, but people first.

  • An action-plan for 15-minute neighbourhoods

    Even with the major setback of the city’s urban boundary expansion, an ambitious uptake of policies that build walkable, 15-minute neighbourhoods will combat urban sprawl while making our city more livable

  • Safe Streets, Healthy Streets

    As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads around the world, cities are struggling to find innovative ways to safeguard public health while providing residents…

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.

Latest posts

Defend Ottawa’s Trees

Ecology Ottawa has been fighting tirelessly since 2014 to protect Ottawa’s trees, starting with our very first tree petition in 2015. In 2017, our city got some very exciting news when the City of Ottawa adopted its first ever Urban Forest…

Tree Fundraiser 2020

Plant Ottawa’s future tree canopy!

4 Ways To Champion Biodiversity

When it comes to protecting biodiversity, cities do best when they make data-driven decisions to improve land-use. Ottawa can do more to protect local nature by collecting ecosystem data to improve local policies and you can help.

Hold the Line: A campaign to stop urban sprawl

The new Official Plan is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the city to hold the line on sprawl

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2020 Tree Giveaways

Please note that we have had to put the Tree Distribution Program on pause this year due to COVID-19. We unfortunately, have no trees available at the moment. Since we are living in such uncertain times, there is still a…

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Donate

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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