We know that critical issues such as the environment, sustainability and climate change are important to Ottawa residents, and we want to make sure you have the tools necessary to create action! Find here a list of 7 questions to ask and a script you can use when reaching out to the candidate in your area!
Ecology Ottawa would like to acknowledge the contributions of Josh Snider over the past 3 months, and announce that Meredith Brown, former Executive Director of Ottawa Riverkeeper, will be stepping into the role of Strategic Advisor while the Board of Directors undergoes a recruitment process for our next leader.
Celebrate the holiday season by participating in our online Winter Bioblitz starting on Friday, December 24th! It’s time for you to become a Biodiversity Champion and collect much-needed data on Ottawa’s nature.
An Ottawa Hospital is trying to lead the way forward in the fight to end the climate crisis.
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has outlined a strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The Kick the Carbon strategy intends to reduce the hospital’s emissions 30 per cent by 2025.
There is no escaping the harsh weather of an Ottawa winter, especially for the trees. This season we gave away 15,000 trees at our Tree Giveaway events and now, we want to make sure you know how to prepare and care for them over the winter!
With COP 26 in full swing, project coordinator Sana Badruddin sat down with Canadian journalist and CBC Ottawa News anchor Adrian Harwood to discuss youth perspectives on climate change, COP26, and what this all means on a local scale.
When it rains, do you think about where that water is going once it hits the ground? Stormwater actually plays a large role in the health of Ottawa’s creeks and rivers. Where it goes once it hits the ground and what it picks up along the way can heavily impact the aquatic habitats and recreational activities that the Ottawa River provides. So, what is being done to manage it?