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100% Renewable Ottawa: an interview with David Chernushenko

Angela Keller-Herzog asks David Chernushenko, Capital Ward Councillor and new chair of the city’s Environment Committee, to explain his call for a 100% Renewable Ottawa.

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Ecology News

This month’s ecology news includes updates from the GCA Environment Committee, the Glashan shoolyard greening project, and an uplifting article about a fall harvest that occured at Commissioner’s Park.

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What the heck’s happening at Brewer Pond??

The swimming hole on the Rideau at Brewer Park has been closed for several decades, being slowly reclaimed by cattails. Over the years the Environmental Committee of Ottawa South (ECOS) rooted out invasive species and planted native shrubbery around its shore. It also developed a signed interpretive trail. Recently you may have noticed blue fencing around the pond as you cycle south on Bronson past Sunnyside. What’s going on?

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Ecology in the Glebe

Spring is here and there’s no better time to plant a tree! If you’re thinking of planting, check out the Ecology Guide for useful advice on what and where to plant. This month, we also continue with the followup article, Brown’s Inlet Revitalization- Step Two, by Cindy Kirk and Carol MacLeod. Last but not least, Ecology Ottawa’s Great Glebe GREEN Garage Sale is taking place on May 24th — be sure to stop by and visit them!

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Ecology in the Glebe

Spring is finally here and there’s no better time to embrace your green side! Read on to find out about local intiatives that help make the Glebe a beautiful and ecologically bountiful place to live, work, and play.

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