Archive | November, 2015

“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 Inputs from the Tree Task Force consisting of: Ecology Ottawa, Tree Ottawa, Members of Champlain Oaks, Members of Big […]

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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 UFMP. The session began with welcomes from Martha Copestake, Forester – Planning Land Use & […]

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Why Forests Matter Event: Nature Conservancy of Canada

    Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) on Tuesday November 17 at 6p.m. to hear from a multidisciplinary panel of speakers who will share their perspectives on the value of forests in our lives. Why Forests Matter is an evening that promotes discussion about forests, their influence on society and why they matter […]

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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 the start of the Winter Holiday season! Eco Gala 2015 will include former Parliamentary Budget […]

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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 input. This event will be held at Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier […]

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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 feel a tree is under threat from development, snow removal, or invasive pests. Trees-We-Cherish is a […]

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