Category: Resources


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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Deadline for the City’s Community Environmental Projects Grant Program is June 1, 2016

Deadline for the City’s Community Environmental Projects Grant Program is June 1, 2016   Are you looking for an opportunity to put your environmental ideas into action? The City of Ottawa is now accepting applications for the 2016 Community Environmental Projects…

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Jane’s Walk 2016

Saturday & Sunday, May 7 & 8  Is there something about Ottawa that is important to you?  Consider leading a walk to share it with your neighbours.  Jane’s Walk gives us all a chance to find out more about our…

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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 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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Here’s how forest fires do good for the environment

Forest Fires   Forest fires can be normal and natural. Here’s why: They help “clean up” forests and keep them healthy. But for years, many Americans looked upon forest fires as something bad—something that needed to be stamped out. So…

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Congratulations to Westboro Beach for Winter Trail

credit: CBC News A new trail for skiers, snowshoers and more is opening along the Ottawa River today. The Sir John A. Macdonald Winter Trail runs along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway from the Canadian War Museum to Westboro Beach….

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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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Brewer Park Project Wins Prestigious National Conservation Award

MEDIA RELEASE OTTAWA, ON, Thursday, February 18, 2016 — Brewer Park Pond Restoration Project has received the Top Canadian Fishing Industry Conservation Project Award for 2015. This award, presented at the Spring Fishing and Boat Show at the International Centre…

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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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