Annual General Meeting

You are welcome to attend our next Annual General Meeting on:

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Hintonburg Community Centre, Larouche room

Speaker: Michael J. Hughes (motivational speaker on networking)

Will see you there!

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/obec-annual-general-meeting-tickets-29634956954

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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Recent Projects

Information Management

All BEC Tools promote sharing of sustainability information, but OBEC wants to do more.

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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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Latest Entries in Database of Sustainability Projects

The Ontario Woodlot Association - Dedicated to the wise use of Onatrio's private forests

The Ontario Woodlot Association - Dedicated to the wise use of Onatrio's private forests

(Theme 4 - Habitat, Theme 6 - Natural Capital) Organization: The Ontario Woodlot Association Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: Our Vision Healthy and productive forests will always be createdpart of Ontario’s landscape. All Ontarians will recognize the importance of maintaining healthy and productive forests on private lands. Woodlot owners will be acknowledged and supp[...]
Big Rideau Lake Association - Our lake. Our legacy.

Big Rideau Lake Association - Our lake. Our legacy.

(Theme 4 - Habitat, Theme 6 - Natural Capital, Theme 9 - Recreation) Organization: Big Rideau Lake Association (BRLA) Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The Big Rideau Lake Association (BRLA) is committed to long-term environment protection and service to all who use our lake and share its resources. Within the BRLA, we work to monitor, maintain and protect the water q[...]
Egg Farmers of Canada - 50 years growing, 50 years greening

Egg Farmers of Canada - 50 years growing, 50 years greening

(Theme 1 - Transportation, Theme 2 - Energy, Theme 7 - Waste) Organization: Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) Timeline for Completion: Founded 1972 Ongoing Objective: The planet is warming at a rate unprecedented in the past 1,300 years, and the resulting harm to humanity could be catastrophic.¹ Climate change has become one of the greatest challenges of our era and every industry has a[...]
St Lawrence River - River Institute Community Programs

St Lawrence River - River Institute Community Programs

(Theme 4 - Habitat, Theme 6 - Natural Capital) Organization: St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Objective: The River Institute encourages people of all ages to get involved and excited about our environment. The annual conference, speaker series, summer camps, and open house events encourage the entire community to get involved [...]
St. Lawrence River Institute - River Programs

St. Lawrence River Institute - River Programs

(Theme 4 - Habitat, Theme 6 - Natural Capital, Theme10 - Sense of Place) Organization: OPG’s St. Lawrence Power Development Centre with the River Institute Timeline for Completion: Founded in 1994 Ongoing Objective: With the St. Lawrence River as our natural laboratory, we are a leading centre for freshwater ecosystem research, science-based education, and engaging community progr[...]

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