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Inaugural Ottawa Park Summit

Ecology Ottawa would like you to join us at our inaugural Ottawa Park Summit – 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. In organizing the event, Ecology Ottawa […]

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

Join Ecology Ottawa on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017, for our first Earth Day Celebration at Makerspace North. Join us in a celebration of our wonderful planet and the people who have been working tirelessly to protect it. The Earth Day Celebration brings together individuals, organizations and businesses committed to and working towards a greener Ottawa. Hosted […]

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What’s next for our living city? Trees, water, greenspace…

A million trees planted, a strong urban forest management plan for Ottawa, a new water environment strategy, and a long-term vision for greenspace connectivity and land acquisition in our city  – these are the things that Ecology Ottawa worked to promote in 2016 as part of our Living City campaign. With your support, we can […]

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Ecology Ottawa’s take on the City of Ottawa’s 2017 Budget

Ecology Ottawa met with representatives of the City of Ottawa in late November to discuss the 2017 draft Budget, which was tabled for approval at City Council on Wednesday, December 14. Below is the statement made by Ecology Ottawa at that meeting, updated with more recent budget information where applicable. Mayor Jim Watson 110 Laurier […]

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Presenting HallowGREEN

Join us for our first annual family “HallowGREEN” walk/talk/run for environmental awareness! Come as you are or – better yet – wear your best costume! Join us for our tree planting / ribbon cutting event at 10am, followed by runs and walks along beautiful 2km and 3km loops on the campground. The cost is $10 […]

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Celebrating the Champlain Oaks Project: Riverine Forest Gets New Trees

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, Riverine Forest was the site of an important urban tree planting project. Riverine Forest is a small woodland located on the edge of Champlain Park in the Westboro neighbourhood of Ottawa.  Residents and volunteers from the Champlain Park Community Association (CPCA), with the support of the National Capital Commission (NCC), […]

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FREE TREES in honour of Jim MacNeill

Come by the Ecology Ottawa office to pick up a free tree in honour of Jim MacNeill (email velta.tomsons@ecologyottawa.ca to arrange a pickup). Upcoming events to get free events: Oct 8, and 15th – TreeFest Ottawa Nov 17 – Ecology Ottawa Eco Gala   Tree Ottawa is giving away free trees in memory of a […]

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Beauclaire Park Tree Planting: June 11th

The sky is blue, the sun is shining, the world is glowing with life. What better way to spend your day than by planting trees? On June 11th, Tree Ottawa is teaming up with the Covent Glen / Orleans Wood community association and the City of Ottawa to plant trees in Beauclaire Park. We have 800 trees (eight […]

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