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Gwen’s story

“Recording, through my drawings, trees that are no longer there – and trees in whose presence we can still rejoice – and sharing that with so many concerned citizens was ...

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Ottawa’s Forest Management Plan – Phase 2 Public Consultations

It’s a plan that will shape how the City of Ottawa promotes and cares for its trees for the next 20 years, and these public meetings are an opportunity for ...

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Petition the City of Ottawa to adopt a long-term Urban Forest Management Strategy!

Invasive, aggressive and spreading, the Emerald Ash Borer is killing millions of trees every year in the nation’s capital decimating the urban canopy and costing taxpayers millions of dollars as the city struggles ...

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Protect A Tree

 Protecting Trees in Ottawa   Trees are vulnerable to a multitude of ...
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Plant A Tree

So You Want To Plant a Tree…   We’re your one stop ...
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Promote A Tree

1 Million Trees! There are several ways you can promote trees in Ottawa ...

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Learn About Sustainable Cities!

Do you have an interest in urban geography and the way cities function?  Are you driven by a passion for sustainability?  Would you like a chance to unite these in an academic setting?  If so, we have a great opportunity for you! The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Solutions Network is offering a free, online course […]

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Our 9th Annual Eco Gala

Join us for Ecology Ottawa’s 9th annual Gala Dinner on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the St. Elias Banquet Centre to celebrate the active environmental community in Ottawa and the start of the Winter Holiday season! Eco Gala 2016 will include the environmental commissioner of Ontario, Dr. Dianne Saxe as our keynote speaker, along with […]

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HallowGREEN

Join Ecology Ottawa for their first annual family “HallowGREEN” walk/talk/run for environmental awareness.  Come as you are, or, better yet, wear your best costume!  Join in for the tree planting/ribbon cutting event at 10am, followed by runs and walks along beautiful 2km and 3km loops on the campground. Buy your tickets by clicking: https://ecologyottawa.nationbuilder.com/hallowgreen_payment WHEN: Sunday, […]

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Tree Yourself at Maker House Co.

On Saturday October 22nd, Ecology Ottawa will be at Maker House’s Event TREE YOURSELF! WHERE: Maker House 987 Wellington St. WHEN: 2pm-6pm MORE INFO: https://www.facebook.com/events/504943203044539/ Come celebrate the many benefits of trees with our good friends at Maker House Co. and Split Tree Cocktail Co. Ecology Ottawa will be handing out FREE evergreen tree saplings […]

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Plant Trees With Us!

Join Ecology Ottawa and Tree Fest Ottawa this Saturday, for the final day of Fall Tree Fest.  The six-week festival culminates in a Day of Action, when we will be giving back to the green space that hosted us. Start your morning by planting two dozen native trees, and stay for the workshops and exhibits that […]

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Cardinal Creek Tree Planting

It’s fall again, and that means that it’s tree planting season!  Join the Cardinal Creek Community Association, the City of Ottawa and Ecology Ottawa This Saturday, October 1st, come out and help plant 100 trees. We need 20 volunteers to do it, will you come? WHEN: Saturday October 1st, 9am until the last tree is […]

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FREE TREES in Memory of Jim MacNeill

Tree Ottawa will be giving away free trees in memory of a pioneering Ottawa environmentalist. James (Jim) MacNeill – April 22, 1928 – March 5, 2016 You may not have heard of Jim MacNeill, but he has shaped the world we live in today. Jim dedicated his life towards the idea of sustainable development and […]

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Celebrating the Champlain Oaks Project: Riverine Forest Gets New Trees

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, Riverine Forest was the site of an important urban tree planting project. Riverine Forest is a small woodland located on the edge of Champlain Park in the Westboro neighbourhood of Ottawa.  Residents and volunteers from the Champlain Park Community Association (CPCA), with the support of the National Capital Commission (NCC), […]

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Healthy Trees – Healthy City: A Celebration of National Tree Day

  Speaker,  Professor  Marc Berman,  University of Chicago Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Horticultural Building, Lansdowne Park 6 p.m. Healthy Communities Expo 7 p.m. Opening remarks and Presentation Register before September 19, 2016. Admission is free.   Ottawa’s trees clean our air, improve the health of our residents, beautify our communities, and improve our quality of life. […]

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Trailhead Sign Ceremony and Group Hike

Sunday, 16 October at 10:00am   Mark your calendars for a fall hike on the Crazy Horse Trail.  Friends of Carp River will have a short ceremony to commemorate their new trailhead sign.  There will then be a hike on the trail to enjoy the autumn colours and see all the work that volunteers and Trail […]

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