Category: Get Involved


MAR23 Public Consultation on the Plan for the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway Waterfront Linear Park

Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway Waterfront Linear Park The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites you to participate in a public consultation on the draft plan for the proposed Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway waterfront linear park. The planning work thus…

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Ottawa-Gatineau’s Outdoor Adventure Travel Show is coming!

Only ten more days until the much anticipated and sold out show! Ecology Ottawa will be attending the Outdoor Adventure Travel Show (occurring March 19th-20th) where they along with Tree Ottawa will be boothing as one of the many other exhibitors also…

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Ottawa Riverkeeper needs your input for plastic microbead ban

    Consumers have until March 10 to make their views known, as Environment Canada works out a timetable for eliminating the environmental pollutant Click here for Ottawa Riverkeeper’s page introducing the problems associated with microbreads. The federal government wants…

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March 11 Spring Deadline for EcoLeague Funding Is Near!

Need funding to support your students’ action project?  Apply by March 11, 2016 to receive up to $400! Whether it’s school-wide or in your classroom, any project that engages your students in sustainability action qualifies. EcoLeague™ EcoLeague™ focuses on youth…

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We need your help! Ottawa’s Urban Forest Management Plan

Ottawa’s Urban Forest Management Plan – We Need You! We have an opportunity to become a leader in urban forest management, but we need your help! The City had a successful public consultation surrounding the Urban Forest Management Plan in November,…

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Tamarack Institute Presents: Community Engagement – The Next Generation

Community Engagement The Next Generation Ottawa ON | March 9-11, 2016 This will be a three-day workshop lead by Paul Born, Mark Holmgren and Rachel Gainer, hosted at the Westin Hotel. Please check here for registration rates. You will learn the latest engagement techniques and interact…

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Province Seeking Public Input on Improving Pollinator Health

Ontario Taking Action to Reduce Pollinator Losses Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ontario is seeking public feedback on a draft action plan to improve pollinator health and reduce pollinator losses. Pollinators, including honey bees, are essential to Ontario’s…

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Help Shape Ottawa’s Greenspace! Tell NCC you want a LIVING monument!

  ***SUBMISSION PERIOD NOW OVER. A big thank you to those of you who showed your support!***     As we approach 2017, Canada’s 150th anniversary as a country, the National Capital Commission is looking for your ideas to help…

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Forests Ontario Presents: REGENERATION

Friday, February 25, 2016 at Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston (1 hour north of Toronto), Forests Ontario will be holding their annual conference. The regeneration of our forests depends on our ability to engage future generations of environmental leaders. How do we…

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Green Streets! Workshop on green infrastructure in road rights-of-way

Green Streets! Workshop on green infrastructure in road rights-of-way On 1 March, 2016, Green Communities Canada and Credit Valley Conservation are hosting a workshop Roads and Runoff: implementing green streets in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Clarke Memorial Hall, 9-4pm. $40…

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