Recruitment – City of Ottawa Committees and Boards

8 11 2018

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Richmond Road Watermain Replacement & Cycle Track

8 11 2018

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Reminder – MPCA Annual General Meeting

13 10 2018

McKellar Park Community Association Annual General Meeting is being held this Sunday, October 14th. @ 7:15PM.
Meeting is at the Mckellar Park Field House, 539 Wavell.
Come and find out what is happening in your community.





McKellar Park Community Association AGM October 14, 2018

28 09 2018

Newsletter on letterhead sept 2018 Draft 4 copy

Newsletter on letterhead sept 2018 Draft 4





Outage page for Kitchissippi created by Jeff Leiper

23 09 2018

To update go to Jeff’s Twitter page.

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The Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department, City of Ottawa advises us about the following activities

13 09 2018

RAIN Home Visits

This is an interactive tour of rainwater management at a home in the Pinecrest/ Westboro Watershed area. We will look at how downspouts, rain barrels, gardens and other solutions help protect your home, community and waterways by managing rainwater where it falls.

This home tour will be led by a certified RAIN Guide from Green Communities Canada.

Space is limited, so please register early! This is a free event but pre-registration is required.

Thursday, September 20, 6-7:30 pm

Saturday, September 22, 9:30-11 am

For registration and more info see: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/rain-home-visit-visite-a-domicile-rain-tickets-50012786591

 

Ready for Rain Workshops

EnviroCentre and f.d.fountain Landscape Architecture and Design are co-presenting Ready for Rain – an informal, fun and engaging look at managing rainwater around your home.

This 1-hour workshop will include:

  • Why home-based rainwater management matters
  • Where, why and how to install a basic rain garden
  • Rain barrel use and maintenance
  • The dos and don’ts of downspouts
  • Other tips to SLOW IT DOWN, SOAK IT UP, KEEP IT CLEAN

There will be several interactive displays and plenty of time for questions at this workshop. Participants will receive a downspout extender and takeaway resources at the workshop. Tickets are $5.00 each.

This workshop will take place at Dovercourt Recreation Centre, and pre-registration is required.

Thursday, October 18, 6:30-7:30 pm

Saturday, October 20, 9:30-10:30 am

For registration and more info see: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ready-for-rain-workshops-ateliers-pare-pour-la-pluie-tickets-50087857129

 

Julia Robinson

Project Manager, Environmental Programs

Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development

  1. 613. 580.2424 x21609




Ash Tree Replacement Pilot Program

5 09 2018

The city of Ottawa has partnered with the South Nation Conservation Authority to offer a pilot program for removal and replacement of Ash trees on private property that are infected by the Emerald Ash Borer. Program details and applications for first-come, first-served cost-share funding are available on the South Nation Conservancy site.

Note that this program is not for trees on the city’s roadway allowance, which are instead handled by the city directly; more information on the city’s overall response to the Emerald Ash Borer is available on its site.