Category: The Big Picture


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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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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Congratulations to St. Anthony School for winning the Aviva Community Fund!

Read the full OCSB announcement here: NR 15 09 OCSB – St Anthony School wins $100,000 Congratulations to the St. Anthony School for winning the grand prize of $100,000 to green their yard! With this money, the school is set to…

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“Protecting and Growing an Ottawa Urban Tree Canopy for Generations to Come”

Below is the Tree Task Force’s “Input to Phase 1 Consultations, Urban Forest Management Plan”, which highlights a list of asks being made to the City of Ottawa to consider for the new Urban Forest Management Plan. November 24, 2015…

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[SUMMARY]: City of Ottawa Urban Forest Management Plan Workshop

Last Tuesday, November 24th, the City of Ottawa held an Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) workshop. Members of community organizations, community associations, and everyday Ottawa residents were able to voice their opinions and concerns regarding the establishment of a new…

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EcoGala 2015 Tickets Available

 Please note: this event always sells out, so please get your tickets early. Join us for Ecology Ottawa’s 9th annual Gala Dinner on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at the St. Elias Banquet Centre to celebrate the active environmental community in Ottawa and…

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Nov. 24 6:30pm – City of Ottawa Urban Forest Management Plan Workshop

Join Ecology Ottawa to discuss Ottawa’s urban forest as we work to create a diverse and publicly accessible urban forest management strategy plan. This is the first public consultations for the plan, and the City is looking for community stakeholder…

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Initiative Spotlight: Trees-We-Cherish

Trees-We-Cherish Do you have a tree that you love in your neighbourhood? Perhaps it’s a tree that you’ve had in your yard since you were a child, a heritage tree, or a favourite home for curious wildlife. Or maybe you…

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Trees in need of homes!

Do you love trees? Tree Ottawa has a number of Colorado Spruce and White Cedar saplings that need homes. The saplings are free and can be picked up at our office (1 Nicholas Street, Suite 1510) any time between 9am…

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