OPEN HOUSE
Saturday 28 April 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hintonburg Sustainability Plan

Come see the plan
Members of the Hintonburg Community have created a Sustainability Plan.
Go to the Community Centre Saturday morning, visit the Meeting Room in the basement and view the plan. Talk to organizers and see what interests you.

What:  View Ottawa’s 1st Community Sustainability Plan
When: Saturday 28 April 2018, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St. West, Ottawa

What is the Ottawa Biosphere Eco-City Initiative (OBEC)?

OBEC is a not-for-profit that uses Biosphere Eco-City (BEC) Themes and Tools to engage people and organizations in sustainability

Tools of Engagement

Council of Stakeholders for Sustainability

Giving BEC Council to the Community

Demonstration Projects

These are projects that opened up to the public to demonstrate useful approaches to sustainability in a Biosphere Eco-City (BEC).

Sustainability Plans

This is a short document that provides individuals with ideas on what they can do to advance sustainability.

Database of Projects

The Database summarizes information projects related to the ten BEC Themes of Sustainability. This is a key tool for sharing information.

Upcoming Events

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Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • Conservation of Key Forest Corridor Expanded – Leland Wetlands
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital) Organization: Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is announcing the protection of 119 hectares (294 acres) of granite ridges, wetlands, streambanks and forests in the Frontenac Arch. Once the treasured retreat of local landowner John “Jack” Read more
  • Pontiac Street Depave – Turning Pavement to Parkland in Kitchissippi Ward
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: EnviroCentre and Kitchissippi Ward, Councillor Jeff Leiper Timeline for Completion: October 5, 2019 Objective: This depaving project is partially done by hand as this creates a deep connection to the space and highlights the human impact on our environment. It is believed to be Ottawa’s first street to Read more
  • Carp Hills – Named One of Top 10 Nature Hot Spots in Ottawa by NCC
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Friends of the Carp Hills Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has named the Carp Hills as one of its Top 10 Nature Hot Spots in Ottawa. NCC identified the 10 areas based on suggestions from the public and information from a variety of sources and Read more
  • Top 10 Nature Hot Spots in Ottawa
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has identified top 10 nature hot spots in Ottawa, based on suggestions from the public and information from a variety of sources and databases, including regional studies, Read more
  • Harmer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Replacement
    (Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Summer 2020 Objective: The current Harmer Avenue pedestrian bridge is at the end of its lifecycle. It will be demolished and replaced with a new bridge which will form part of the active living transportation network. The bridge will provide a new visual Read more

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