Whether you have a weekend of museum and patio hopping planned, or a quiet picnic in your neighbourhood park, stay safe, stay hydrated, support local businesses, and take a deep breath of that July air, friends. We’ve gotten this far together. Let’s keep one another safe.
This week in the Future of Ottawa, we are looking at green spaces and waterways—what they’re like and what the future has in store. Read on for a guest post from Robb Barnes on the future of Ottawa’s green spaces.
“We’re at a very ground-level stage here where we don’t even necessarily know what tree species we have within 20 kilometres of Ottawa,” says field naturalist and tree expert Owen Clarkin. “There’s a lot of change happening. There’s a lot of clear-cutting occurring. There is climate change. Our push has been documenting what’s there today, […]
Make the most of this weekend friends, whatever that means to you! Stay stafe, stay hydrated, wash your hands and show some love for the 613!
You may not have even realized it, but here we are, May 2-4 again and turning a corner weather-wise right on time.
As executive director of Sustainable Eastern Ontario, Kristina Inrig spends her time creating and nurturing partnerships to support sustainability activities.
CityMakers: Ottawa Energy Collective Impact is putting together a complex solution to tackle a complex problem
The Ottawa Energy Collective Impact aims to reduce Ottawa’s greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050.
Ottawa could be looking a lot greener in the years to come, or at least it will if Tree Ottawa gets its way. This local, community-based initiative is the brain-child of Ecology Ottawa, and has set itself the lofty goal of having 1 million new trees planted within Ottawa’s city limits before Canada’s 150th anniversary […]
Dr. David Suzuki – geneticist, environmentalist and the planet’s Steward-in-Chief – and Jeff Rubin – economist, award-winning author, and petrol price-prognosticator – arrived to a packed house at the Centretown United Church on Tuesday night. The event, part of their multi-city Eco Tour and organized by Octopus books, was moderated by the leader of the Green Party of Canada, Elizabeth May (a […]