Archive | November, 2014

GOT Parks?

Have you heard of GOT Parks?  Get Out To (GOT) Parks is a joint initiative of the Canadian Parks Council and the Child & Nature Alliance of Canada.  Their ultimate goal is to provide an online destination for young people to learn about Canada’s National, Provincial, and Territorial parks and to encourage Canada’s youth to […]

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Random Patterns- Photo Exhibit of Impact of Emerald Ash Borer

An exhibition of new works by Michael Ashley entitled, Random Patterns, which will be opening at La Petite Mort Gallery on Friday 28 November 2014 from 7-10 pm. The images in this collection are macro photographs of trees killed by the Emerald Ash Borer beetle and include an exploration of the patterns that are created by the beetle […]

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Soup Ottawa: Micro-grant Participatory Dinner

Soup Ottawa is having an event this Wednesday night (6-9pm) at St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall in Little Italy.  It’s $10 to participate in a dinner event that grants local community projects in Ottawa.  The event will showcase a line-up of six amazing presenters, each with a unique and creative community project.    You’ll have a chance […]

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Glashan Public School Mural Launch Celebration

Glashan Public School invites you to the launch celebration for two fabulous new murals! The large-scale digital murals will be installed on the north-side of the school building along Arlington Ave and are a part of the Glashan Schoolyard Greening Project revitalization. Date: Friday November 28 2014 Time: 2:15 to 2:45 Venue: School Gym, 28 Arlington Ave […]

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Tree Ottawa at Whole Foods Market, Thurs, Nov 20th

We’ll be at the shiny and brand-new Whole Foods Market next week! Come check out our booth, and learn more about our initiative and volunteer opportunities. Proceeds from every purchase you make that day will go towards protecting, planting, and promoting Ottawa’s tree canopy. Thanks, Whole Foods! When: Thursday, November 20th, 10am- 7pm Where: Whole Foods Market, […]

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Convent Glen/Orléans Wood Community Meeting

On December 3rd Ecology Ottawa, in co-operation with the Convent Glen/Orléans Wood Community Association, is hosting a community meeting and info-session about Tree Ottawa, our initiative to plant 1 million trees in Ottawa as a gift to Canada for our nation’s 150th birthday. We’d like to hear from you: what parks and properties need replanting? How can […]

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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 to ensure parks and streets are safe from falling trees. While politicians regularly commit to planting new trees when the cameras are rolling, city council hasn’t […]

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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority’s Private Land Tree Planting Program

Did you know: The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has been planting trees on private land since 1983!  Would you like to replant your property?  Check out their program and watch this video to learn more!  

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