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EcoFest – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration on October 12 at Aberdeen Pavilion

  Tickets are now on sale for EcoFest, Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration, taking place on Thursday, October 12, 2017, 5:30 -10 PM at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park. Tickets are only $35, so get yours today! Come celebrate with us! Hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy vegetarian/vegan food from local restaurants, sip on beer […]

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Join our team! Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer

Ecology Ottawa is looking for an Energy East Outreach Volunteer to join our dynamic team. The Clean Energy Outreach Volunteer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline by reaching out to key members of the community and inviting them to join our campaign. This position involves immersion in the tools and […]

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The Ottawa Disability Coalition’s Walk Audit Report

Ecology Ottawa helped the Ottawa Disability Coalition (ODC) format this report. This report covers audits of Sandy Hill, Colonnade Road, and the Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus and Professional Building. The audits assess the accessibility of these areas for pedestrians who use mobility devices, and provides recommendations as well as tips on how to conduct your […]

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Volunteer Opportunity: CP Women’s Open Green Clean-up Team

Ecology Ottawa is running the Green Team at this year’s Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Golf Tournament! The Ladies Professional Golf Association will be teeing off late August at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club. Come join us to keep the grounds clean and green as thousands of fans gather to see the stars in action. We […]

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Thank You! Ottawa Park Summit Wrap-Up

Ecology Ottawa would like to thank everyone who participated at the Ottawa Park Summit, which took place on April 22nd, 2017. The event was a big success! We exceeded our expectations with 125 participants representing 78 organizations at the event. We talked about everything from community gardens and bake ovens to how the City of Ottawa […]

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Save the Date: EcoFest 2017 – Ecology Ottawa’s 10th anniversary celebration

Save the date: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at the Aberdeen Pavilion.  This year, our annual dinner is bigger and better than ever! On October 12th 2017, at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park, Ecology Ottawa will be celebrating our 10th anniversary by hosting EcoFest – Ottawa’s biggest gathering of the environmental community. This event will feature […]

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Volunteer opportunities: Join our team this summer

If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy the summer and help promote healthy greenspace, advocate for clean energy or divert waste from landfills, Ecology Ottawa has you covered. Check out our volunteer positions below! 1. Volunteer for the Green Team at the Canadian Pacific Women’s Golf Tournament, August 21-27 The Ladies Professional Golf Association will be teeing […]

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A New Urban Forest Management Plan is Officially On its Way to City Council

On Tuesday, June 20th 2017, Ecology Ottawa appeared at City Hall to congratulate the City of Ottawa for developing a new Urban Forest Management Plan draft, and to gift the council with a tree composed of the names of our petition signers. In the wake of the emerald ash borer crisis, we wanted the City […]

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Ottawa Community Housing Tree Plantings

    Trees make communities better. With that in mind, Ottawa Community Housing recently partnered with Ecology Ottawa to do a tree planting in two neighbourhoods in the city. With the help of a whole bunch of awesome volunteers we were able to plant 20 trees in each neighbourhood!  The trees planted included lilacs, crab […]

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Public Forum on Canada’s Environmental Rights Future

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West) Join the David Suzuki Foundation, Ecology Ottawa and Ecojustice for an interactive, multimedia forum about the future of environmental rights and responsibilities. Over the past 50 years, environmental rights have been the fastest-growing body of human rights […]

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