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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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Volunteer opportunity: the Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale is back !

  SATURDAY, MAY 27, 2017, 8am-4pm 680 & 690 Bank Street (at Glebe Avenue) Rogers Plus & Kunstadt Sports parking lots It’s our favourite time of year again… Soon the entire Glebe will be abuzz with lawn-hawking like you’ve never seen. It’s this annual mecca of bargain-hunters from near and far that gave birth to […]

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Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history!

[FRANCAIS] This summer, Ecology Ottawa is embarking on our largest tree giveaway in Ottawa’s history! We have thousands of little saplings that are looking for new homes in your yard. This tree giveaway is part of Ecology Ottawa’s 1 Million Tree initiative, through which Ottawa as a community plans to give away and plant one […]

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Thank you for making the Ottawa Park Summit and Earth Day Celebration a success

Last Saturday, April 22, Ecology Ottawa celebrated Earth Day with two exciting events, the inaugural Ottawa Park Summit and Earth Day Celebration, and both events were a great success! At the Ottawa Park Summit, 100 representatives from community associations, non-profit, and concerned citizens from over 50 groups came together to discuss better parks in the […]

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Clean Energy Days – April 25-29th, 2017

From April 24th to April 29th Ecology Ottawa is taking part in Clean Energy Days. This a week of meetings between Councillors and concerned community members to lobby for a real Renewable Energy Strategy in the City of Ottawa, as well as representatives from Community Associations all over the city who will be meeting with […]

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Join our team! We’re hiring a Clean Energy Organizer

Job description Ecology Ottawa Clean Energy Organizer Full time starting ASAP Ecology Ottawa is looking for a Clean Energy Organizer to join a dynamic team. The Clean Energy Organizer will organize to stop the proposed Energy East tar sands pipeline and promote action on climate change, while strengthening Ecology Ottawa’s volunteer and supporter network. This […]

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Registration Now Open – Ottawa Park Summit

Registration is now open for the inaugural Ottawa Park Summit and Ecology Ottawa would like you to join us at our event – an innovative event that will bring together people from across the City of Ottawa that are active in their local parks to generate ideas and build momentum for better parks in our great city. […]

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