Category: Living City


À la découverte du patrimoine du parc Major’s Hill – 10/07

Promenade éducative en Français

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Green Infrastructure in Ottawa: A State of the City Report

Ecology Ottawa issues this state-of-the-city report on green infrastructure in Ottawa to highlight the lessons Ottawa can learn from other jurisdictions regarding next steps on green infrastructure, discuss the policy conversation within the context of existing plans and local actors and concludes with a list of recommendations for the city to develop green infrastructure policy and climate resilience.

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Green Infrastructure Workshops

Around the world, cities are designing and building green infrastructure – living and built systems designed to slow down, soak up and filter rain water where it lands – into their urban fabric. Green infrastructure is seen as a great way to keep waterways clean, fight flooding and adapt to climate impacts while greening the urban environment.

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Les Amis des Parcs – Venez célébrer la culture francophone dans les parcs d’Ottawa

Les communautés francophones sont très présentes en Ontario. Après le Québec, il s’agit de la 2nde province comptant le nombre le plus élevé de résidents pratiquant le français à la maison. En effet, les francophones représentent environ 4% de la…

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ACTION ALERT: We need green infrastructure now

It’s clear Ottawa’s climate is changing, but what can we do about it? Ottawa needs to adapt and prioritize solutions that integrate living and built systems designed to slow down, soak up and filter rainwater.

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Tree Ottawa’s Vision

Tree Ottawa is a community-centred initiative for the Nation’s Capital to dramatically increase the scale and ecological diversity of the urban and rural tree canopy in Ottawa. Tree Ottawa is building a greener community by engaging residents, private companies and public…

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City of Ottawa Tree Planting Programs

Ecology Ottawa welcomes the City of Ottawa as a Founding Partner in the Tree Ottawa initiative. Our goal of 1 million trees would not be attainable without the great work that the City is already doing. The City of Ottawa…

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Tree Nursery

OTTAWA REGION NURSERIES   Artistic Landscape Design 2079 Bank Pl, Ottawa 613-733-8220 http://www.artisticlandscape.on.ca Carleton Place Nursery Ltd County Rd. 29, Mississippi Mills 613-257-8175 http://www.carletonplacenursery.com Ferguson Forest Centre 275 County Rd. 44, RR#4, Kemptville 613-258-0110 http://www.seedlingnursery.com/ ed@seedlingnursery.com Greenlife Ottawa Wholesale Nursery…

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Planting a Caliper Tree

Tips for Planting an Older, Large-caliper Tree “Caliper trees” are older and larger (typically they have a stem diameter of 2-inches or more when measured 6-inches above the soil level) than saplings, and require extra care when planting. Caliper trees…

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Planting a Sapling

Tips for Planting a Small, Young Sapling When planting a tree, choosing a small, young sapling is generally your best bet.  These young trees are able to withstand the shock of being transplanted much better than an older, large-caliper tree. Although the…

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