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Canupy: Symposium and Chance to Adopt a Tree!

Tree Ottawa has been working with artist Jean Bridge surrounding the Canupy: Achilles Shadow art installation that is part of the Canadensis: Beyond the Edge Artists’ Garden installation at the Experimental Farms for the past two years. This art installation, composed of orphan trees that Jean and Tree Ottawa collected across Ottawa for the last […]

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Volunteer opportunities: Join our team this summer

If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy the summer and help promote healthy greenspace, advocate for clean energy or divert waste from landfills, Ecology Ottawa has you covered. Check out our volunteer positions below! 1. Volunteer for the Green Team at the Canadian Pacific Women’s Golf Tournament, August 21-27 The Ladies Professional Golf Association will be teeing […]

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A New Urban Forest Management Plan is Officially On its Way to City Council

On Tuesday, June 20th 2017, Ecology Ottawa appeared at City Hall to congratulate the City of Ottawa for developing a new Urban Forest Management Plan draft, and to gift the council with a tree composed of the names of our petition signers. In the wake of the emerald ash borer crisis, we wanted the City […]

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Ottawa Community Housing Tree Plantings

    Trees make communities better. With that in mind, Ottawa Community Housing recently partnered with Ecology Ottawa to do a tree planting in two neighbourhoods in the city. With the help of a whole bunch of awesome volunteers we were able to plant 20 trees in each neighbourhood!  The trees planted included lilacs, crab […]

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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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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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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!

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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