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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Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

  • Pick-Your-Own Farm / Roadside Market – Orleans Fruit Farm
    (Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health) Organization: Orleans Fruit Farm / La Ferme d’Orléans Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal Objective: Fruits and vegetables grower for the local market. We have quite a variety of produce picked daily by our team in the morning. Open daily 10am to 6pm (weekdays) and 9am to 5pm (weekends). Location: 1399 St Joseph Blvd, Orleans, Ontario Read more
  • 2019 Fall GLAD Cleaning the Capital
    (Theme 7 – Waste) Organization: City of Ottawa Timeline for Completion: Annual Event – Spring & Fall Objective: The GLAD Cleaning the Capital campaign is a citywide cleanup that occurs in the spring and fall of every year. Residents come together as a community and combine efforts to make our city clean and green. Litter pickup or graffiti removal projects must be registered, and Read more
  • Carp Barrens Trail Study
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: Friends of the Carp Hills (FCH) Project Start Date: 2019 Objective: The study’s purpose is to provide information about the impact of unauthorized trails constructed for mountain bike use and also used by hikers: should they be closed, moved, made official, limited to seasonal use, etc. A report Read more
  • Stillwater Creek Wetland Restoration Project
    (Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: National Capital Commission (NCC) and Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) Timeline for Completion: Started 2018 Ongoing Objective: A wetland restoration project in the heart of Ottawa’s Greenbelt has led to an explosion of biodiversity. Birds such as mallards, killdeer and red-winged blackbirds have returned to Read more
  • Depaving for a Greener Ottawa
    (Theme 3 – Design, Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 8 – Health, Theme10 – Sense of Place) Organization: EnviroCentre and Depave Paradise Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The concept behind Depave Paradise is simple: empowering citizens to transform impervious urban surfaces into beautiful green spaces using their own power. In fact, depaving projects are carried out by Read more

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