Archive | July, 2017

Plant A Tree

So You Want To Plant a Tree…   We’re your one stop for tree planting information in Ottawa! Our website is a great place to start for step-by-step DIY instructions to transplanting and planting your tree, as well as for information about Ottawa nurseries and tree planting programs in the city. Check out Ecology Ottawa’s […]

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Protect A Tree

Protecting Trees in Ottawa   Trees are vulnerable to a multitude of stressors such as drought, insects and disease. Tree Ottawa’s Adopt-a-Tree Program significantly improves a tree’s chance of survival thanks to residents like you who commit to basic tree care. In fact, research shows adopted trees can grow two times faster than trees that do not receive adequate […]

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Boeri Architetti’s Vertical Farming!

With limited space, vertical forests are becoming more and more popular. And Italian architecture Stefano Boeri is leading the way. Boeri has designed numerous buildings with heavy emphasis on incorporating greenery into the architecture. His buildings have incorporated real trees on multiple floor levels, creating both aesthetically pleasing, environmental sights for anyone who sees it […]

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July 8th-July 9th: Tree Giveaway Events!

Have you heard? We’re giving away thousands of FREE TREES this summer at events all over Ottawa! Here are the events we’ll be at this weekend:   Saturday, July 8th: 11am-4pm: Canupy Adopt-A-Tree Event (The Red Barn, along Prince of Wales Drive) 11am-3pm: Terra20 Event (Pinecrest Location, 2685 Iris Street)   Sunday, July 9th: 11am-3pm: Terra20 Event […]

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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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An Entire Forest…in an Apartment Building!

Singapore is currently working on a 376 000 square foot landscaping project. But it’s not like any other – it’s a project that aims to construct Singapore’s largest urban sanctuary. Named “Green Heart,” the architecture blends together the environmental aspects with culture and economy. Included in the designs are numerous reflection pools, waterfalls, and a […]

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