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

BEC tool 1 - Council of Stakeholders

Stakeholders meet as a Council to do four main things:

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BEC tool 2 - Demonstration Projects

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

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BEC tool 3 - Sustainability Plans

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

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BEC tool 4 - Database of Projects

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

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Demonstration Projects and Sustainability Plans

School Sustainability Planning

OBEC has developed material to train high school students to lead the creation of sustainability plans at their schools.

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Sustain Your Community

OBEC is supporting Envirocentre initiative to engage communities in transportation, energy, food and water conservation projects.

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Theme-based Projects

Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • The Poets’ Pathway
    (Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The purpose of the Pathway is two-fold: it helps preserve greenspace in the nation’s capital; and it commemorates Canada’s ’Confederation Poets’ along the trail. The Poets’ Pathway is a walking and biking trail approximately 35 kilometres Read more
  • Heritage Ottawa Walking Tours – 2018
    (Theme 8 – Health, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Heritage Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Ongoing – Seasonal June to October Objective: Our 2018 Walking Tour Season begins on June 10 and continues to October 14. Stroll through some of Ottawa’s most interesting neighbourhoods with our knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteer Tour Guides. Read more
  • Forest Wellness Walks – It’s all in the experience
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Forest Therapy Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal Objective: Join an Upcoming Public Walks! Come on your own or with a friend or loved one. Our walks are in “near nature” — mostly within the urban boundaries of Ottawa-Gatineau. We also offer walks on the beautiful lands Read more
  • Heartbeet Farm – Watch Us Grow
    (Theme 5 – Food) Organization: Heartbeet Farm – CSA in Ottawa Valley Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal Objective: A small organic vegetable farm in the Ottawa Valley growing good food. Heartbeet Farm is located on one acre of rented land at Our Farm CSA, a pastured sheep farm in Woodlawn, ON. Heartbeet vegetables are grown organically using a walk-behind tractor, sheep manure Read more
  • Bee Friendly Farming in Canada
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 5 – Food) Organization: Seeds of Diversity Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: More Native Plant Diversity = More Native Pollinator Diversity Pollination Canada, a project of Seeds of Diversity, is proud to announce its participation in Bee Friendly Farming Self-certification allows you to use this logo, indicating that your agricultural practices Read more

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