Cavity nesters: who are they and what are they doing now

Written on: November 7th, 2021

by Lydia Wong This post is an excerpt from updates sent to those following Lydia’s research project on the effects of urban warming on cavity-nesting insects. If ...

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Pollinator garden at Dalhousie Park – it takes a village

Written on: July 24th, 2021

by Sue Stefko After years of planning, which included submissions to the city, a grant through the city’s Community Environmental Projects Grant Program, and quite a ...

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City Hall bee hotel is back in business!

Written on: July 12th, 2021

by Amy MacPherson The City Hall bee hotel is back in business, with a touch of rainbow colours this year in honour of Pride Month! Ottawa’s Mayor proclaimed ...

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Hydro Ottawa’s pollinator meadow is for the birds (and the bees)

Written on: April 20th, 2021

In cooperation with the Canadian Wildlife Federation and others, Hydro Ottawa has created huge pollinator meadows at Morgan’s Grant and off McCarthy Road. Now ...

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Forest Garden Friends

Written on: March 14th, 2021

by Sarah M.L. Walker Our garden is a food forest, with domesticated edibles intermingled with (sometimes edible to humans) native species. Our property is large (one ...

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Champlain Park – bringing native biodiversity into our neighbourhood

Written on: December 12th, 2020

The following is a brief summary of an evaluation report on work along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway by residents of Champlain Park. Click here to read the full ...

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