Category: Get Involved


Join us to draft the People’s Official Plan

Let’s discuss and build consensus on key goals that need to be included in the final Official Plan

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Budgeting for a Greener Tomorrow – Putting the City’s money where its mouth is!

There are two very important programs that need strong community backing as they sit on the budgeting table for the City of Ottawa: Energy Evolution, and the Urban Tree Conservation Bylaw.

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Volunteer opportunities 2020

Are you keen to monitor City Hall? We’re looking for Council Watchers who will attend Council and Committee meetings and help produce monthly reports on the goings-on at City Hall. You will stay current with policies shaping your city; You…

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Strategy Summit: Ottawa Energy Collective Impact 

Time to roll up our sleeves and create some strategies to help Ottawa meet its climate targets! Be a part of the funding strategy and strategic partnership forming process as we solidify the community led plan to help reduce emissions…

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Mayoral Debate on Environmental Issues

In the lead up to the 2018 Ottawa Mayoral Election, Ecology Ottawa is hosting an All Candidates Mayoral Debate on Environmental Issues.

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How to get involved and help elect a greener city council

Monday, October 22nd is the date of the municipal elections for Ottawa.  That means we have the opportunity to elect a city council and mayor who prioritize a green, healthy and liveable Ottawa for the next four years. Ecology Ottawa sees…

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We’re looking for interns !

Ecology Ottawa is looking for Interns to join a dynamic team. Interns will be asked to perform three main tasks: participate in direct outreach; receive training; and conduct work on a special project that touches on one of Ecology Ottawa’s three…

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Promote A Tree

1 Million Trees! There are several ways you can promote trees in Ottawa 1. Plant Trees If you’d like to plant a tree (or trees) on your own property check out the Tree Nursery on this site for a listing of various suppliers. If you’re…

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Plant A Tree

So You Want To Plant a Tree…   We’re your one stop for tree planting information in Ottawa! Our website is a great place to start for step-by-step DIY instructions to transplanting and planting your tree, as well as for…

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Protect A Tree

Protecting Trees in Ottawa   Trees are vulnerable to a multitude of stressors such as drought, insects and disease. Tree Ottawa’s Adopt-a-Tree Program significantly improves a tree’s chance of survival thanks to residents like you who commit to basic tree…

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