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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Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • Christmas Bird Count for Kids – 2018 at Landon Bay, Thousand Island National Park
    (Theme 4 – Habitat) Organization: Frontenac Arch Biosphere in partnership with Leeds Grenville Stewardship Council and others Timeline for Completion: Saturday Dec 29, 2018 1-3 pm Objective: We invite the friends and families to join us for a brand new, winter adventure at Landon Bay. Help us grow the world of Citizen Science, as we learn the tricks of winter birding, from local Biosphere Read more
  • Slower, livelier, bike-friendly: Latest plans for Elgin Street ‘transformation’
    (Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: 2019 – 2020 Objective: The latest plans for a major redesign of Elgin Street reveal a downtown strip that’s livelier, more accessible and friendlier to cyclists. Over one kilometre of Elgin Street between Gloucester Street and the Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be Read more
  • Remic Rapids Wetland Creation Project — Ottawa River
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital) Organization: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) partnered with National Capital Commission (NCC) Timeline for Completion: 2019 Objective: The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) partnered with the National Capital Commission (NCC) to design and construct a small wetland adjacent to the Ottawa River. This new wetland is Read more
  • 100 Trees for 100 Years
    (Theme 4 – Habitat) Organization: Russell & District Horticultural Society Timeline for Completion: 2019 Objective: The Russell and District Horticultural Society is turning 100 years old in 2019! To help celebrate, and to look towards the next 100 years, RDHS wants to mark the occasion by helping to make our community greener! Each RDHS member can buy one tree from Beyond the House at Read more
  • 11th Annual Living Locally Fair in Russell
    (Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health) Organization: Russell & District Horticultural Society Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Annual Event on 3rd Saturday in January Objective: The Living Locally Fair is back in 2019 with 110 exhibitors with plenty of great local wares and information. Mark you calendar now as you won’t want to miss it! Exhibitors include local farmers who Read more

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