Category: Community Network


Join Ecology Ottawa on Earth Day

EARTH DAY – Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Welcome Spring! with three local events that will support trees and greenspaces in our neighbourhoods! 1. Grab your Bridgehead coffee between 7:30 am and 10:00 am while you drop off your used clothing…

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Rideau Street needs more than a facelift

“…we need to build a street that fosters pedestrian traffic. One of the biggest issues on Rideau Street is how very dangerous it is. Just last week, a pedestrian was hit by a truck at Rideau and King Edward. That…

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Sandy Hill Community Network Meeting March 3rd

Do you live in Sandy Hill? Do you want to help improve the environment of your local neighbourhood? Action Sandy Hill and Ecology Ottawa would like to invite you to learn more about the Ecology Ottawa Community Network. This meeting will…

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Transportation Audit Gets CBC Exposure

Today on Ottawa Morning we heard how the Council on Aging partnered with Ecology Ottawa for a Transportation Audit

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Green Communities Canada Walking School Bus Project in Ottawa

The pilot phase of the Ottawa Walking School Bus (WSB) Project launched on September 29th at eight schools and ended on December 19th. While they are well-known as an effective ways to support and increase active school travel, traditional parent volunteer-organized WSBs…

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Sawmill Creek Report shows challenges to protecting local streams

Ecology Ottawa has been supporting a small neighbourhood team in clean-up and advocating for segment of Sawmill Creek for two years now. This hidden stretch of the urban creek has undergone dramatic changes as Ottawa South as been developed, particularly…

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Media Release: Depave Paradise – Local Residents Transform Kitchissippi United Church’s Parking Lot Into A Garden

  September 13th, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Depave Paradise – Local Residents Transform Kitichissippi United Church’s Parking Lot Into A Garden OTTAWA – Ottawa’s first ever “Depave Paradise” project will be completed this Saturday September 13th when volunteers from local…

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Active Transportation Audit Workshop

Ecology Ottawa is planning an active transportation audit workshop detailing all the ins and outs of the entire process! The event will be held on August 7th from 7-9 pm, located in the Councillors’ Lounge at City Hall. This workshop…

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Huge opportunity for cycling, walkability and public transit

The City of Ottawa is planning on tearing up a street in your neighborhood and the only question is: “What will the street look like when they put it back together again and do you have a say in the…

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New Trees for Blackburn Hamlet

Phase One has been completed to re-tree the Hamlet! Ecology Ottawa contributed 30 fruit and nut trees to volunteers that showed up for the planting. We should have a terrific foodOrganizing team for Blackburn Hamlet tree planting – plus Councillor Bloess…

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