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Volunteer opportunity: the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale is back !

  SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017, 8am-4pm 680 & 690 Bank Street (at Glebe Avenue) Rogers Plus & Kunstadt Sports parking lots It’s our favourite time of year again… Soon the entire Glebe will be abuzz with lawn-hawking like you’ve never seen. It’s this annual mecca of bargain-hunters from near and far that gave birth to […]

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Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history!

[FRANCAIS] This summer, Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history! We have thousands of little saplings that are looking for new homes in your yard. This tree giveaway is part of Ecology Ottawa’s 1 Million Tree initiative, through which Ottawa as a community plans to give away and plant one […]

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Clean Energy Days – April 25-29th, 2017

From April 24th to April 29th Ecology Ottawa is taking part in Clean Energy Days. This a week of meetings between Councillors and concerned community members to lobby for a real Renewable Energy Strategy in the City of Ottawa, as well as representatives from Community Associations all over the city who will be meeting with […]

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Join our team! We’re hiring a Clean Energy Organizer

Job description Ecology Ottawa Clean Energy Organizer Full time starting ASAP Ecology Ottawa is looking for a Clean Energy Organizer to join a dynamic team. The Clean Energy Organizer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline and promote action on climate change, while strengthening Ecology Ottawa’s volunteer and supporter network. This […]

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Registration Now Open – Ottawa Park Summit

Registration is now open for the inaugural Ottawa Park Summit and Ecology Ottawa would like you to join us at our event – an innovative event that will bring together people from across the City of Ottawa that are active in their local parks to generate ideas and build momentum for better parks in our great city. […]

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Action Alert: We need a real clean energy strategy for Ottawa

The City of Ottawa stands at a critical juncture for action on clean energy. Mayor Watson and City Council have an opportunity to initiate Ottawa’s clean energy transition with a strong Renewable Energy Strategy, but the window of opportunity for meaningful action is closing. Click here for a link to our petition calling on the […]

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Input to Phase 2 Consultations, Urban Forest Management Plan

The City of Ottawa drafted the Urban Forest Management Plan in November 2015, and have invited groups to provide feedback. We are now in Phase 2 of the consultations and our Tree Task Force warmly welcomes the opportunity to provide input to the Phase 2 Consultations on the Draft Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP). The […]

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Ottawa-Vanier All-Candidates’ Environment Debate

Ecology Ottawa is partnering with Citizens for Public Justice, the Lowertown Community Association and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ottawa to hold an all-candidates’ debate on the environment in the run-up to the Ottawa-Vanier federal by-election. RSVP today by clicking here. The event will feature Nira Dookeran (Green Party of Canada), Mona Fortier (Liberal Party […]

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Montreal Road Open House – Thursday, March 9

The City of Ottawa has announced an Open House on the future of the Montreal Road corridor between North River Road and St. Laurent Boulevard. It will take place on Thursday, March 9th from 5:30 pm to 8 pm at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health (299 Montreal Rd). This is your chance to speak up for complete streets in Ottawa! Let’s make Montreal Road […]

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Earth Day Celebration – Party like your Earth depends on it!

Right after the Ottawa Park Summit, join Ecology Ottawa on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017, for our first Earth Day Celebration at Makerspace North. Let’s face it, protecting the environment can be tough on the spirit, (with the looming mass extinction, corporate greed and impending catastrophic climate change, for instance). We should, therefore, take the opportunity […]

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