Category: Get Involved


Ottawa’s Forest Management Plan – Phase 2 Public Consultations

It’s a plan that will shape how the City of Ottawa promotes and cares for its trees for the next 20 years, and these public meetings are an opportunity for you to learn more and provide input. The Urban Forest…

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Tree Yourself at Maker House Co.

On Saturday October 22nd, Ecology Ottawa will be at Maker House’s Event TREE YOURSELF! WHERE: Maker House 987 Wellington St. WHEN: 2pm-6pm MORE INFO: https://www.facebook.com/events/504943203044539/ Come celebrate the many benefits of trees with our good friends at Maker House Co….

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Plant Trees With Us!

Join Ecology Ottawa and Tree Fest Ottawa this Saturday, for the final day of Fall Tree Fest.  The six-week festival culminates in a Day of Action, when we will be giving back to the green space that hosted us. Start…

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Cardinal Creek Tree Planting

It’s fall again, and that means that it’s tree planting season!  Join the Cardinal Creek Community Association, the City of Ottawa and Ecology Ottawa This Saturday, October 1st, come out and help plant 100 trees. We need 20 volunteers to…

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FREE TREES in Memory of Jim MacNeill

Tree Ottawa will be giving away free trees in memory of a pioneering Ottawa environmentalist. James (Jim) MacNeill – April 22, 1928 – March 5, 2016 You may not have heard of Jim MacNeill, but he has shaped the world…

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Healthy Trees – Healthy City: A Celebration of National Tree Day

  Speaker,  Professor  Marc Berman,  University of Chicago Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Horticultural Building, Lansdowne Park 6 p.m. Healthy Communities Expo 7 p.m. Opening remarks and Presentation Register before September 19, 2016. Admission is free.   Ottawa’s trees clean our air,…

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Trailhead Sign Ceremony and Group Hike

Sunday, 16 October at 10:00am   Mark your calendars for a fall hike on the Crazy Horse Trail.  Friends of Carp River will have a short ceremony to commemorate their new trailhead sign.  There will then be a hike on…

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2nd Annual TreeFest Ottawa

2016 FALL TREE FESTIVAL FREE. ALL WELCOME. 10am-5pm on Saturdays. Tree Fest Ottawa’s fall festival is a new festival in Ottawa dedicated to celebrating and appreciating trees. The festival will be held in Brewer Park, in September and October 2016,…

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DragonBoat Festival: June 23rd-26th!

Get ready for Ottawa’s annual DragonBoat Festival! We are currently looking for volunteers to help us at this event. Please contact us if interested. DATE: June 23rd-June 26th PLACE: Mooney’s Bay Park What is it, you ask? Here’s some brief information:…

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Hidden Harvest Workshop – Helping You Grow Great Fruit

Growing Great Fruit! Propagation Workshop. Hidden Harvest Ottawa Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Ottawa Ontario “We have the potential to grow fruit in the city that tastes better, and is more nutritious, than food in…

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