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From: CEPGP <CEPGP@ottawa.ca>
To: CEPGP <CEPGP@ottawa.ca>
Sent: Fri, May 6, 2016 4:13 pm
Subject: REMINDER – City of Ottawa Community Environmental Projects Grant Program June 1 Deadline 2016
Are you looking for an opportunity to put your environmental ideas into action? The City of Ottawa is now accepting applications for the 2016 Community Environmental Projects Grant Program (CEPGP).
CEPGP provides funding to community groups and non-profit organizations in Ottawa to undertake environmental stewardship projects that improve stormwater management, enhance and protect natural systems, or reduce environmental impact.
The application deadline is Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Successful CEPGP grant recipients must complete their projects within one year of receiving their funds. For details on eligibility criteria, the application process, profiles of past projects, and to download an application form, please visit Ottawa.ca/cepgp.
For more information on CEPGP, please contact Jennifer Brown, CEPGP Co-ordinator, at 613-580-2424 x 27914 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To advise all users of the NCC Forest
Removal of identified Ash trees within the NCC forest are scheduled to begin Wednesday May, 11,2016.
Access to the forest will be limited during this time for the safety of users.
Initial operations will begin Wednesday May 11, 2016 with planned completion by the 20th of May.
A Biologist will be onsite Monday and Tuesday identifying active nests.
All work is conducted in accordance with the overall EAB strategy: http://www.ncc-ccn.gc.ca/property-management/what-we-manage/emerald-ash-borer.
Project Title: NCC Forest Ash Tree Removal Project
Team leader: NCC Urban Lands & Transportation
Contact email: email@example.com phone: 613-239-5000
Are you interested in fostering healthy green spaces and urban forests supporting native plants and wildlife? Are you interested in the recreational enjoyment of nature within the Champlain Park for your family, friends, neighbours and future generations?
This maybe of interest to you!
Please join us for our first Urban Forest Green Spaces community-wide meeting, where we will outline the community partnership with the NCC and the City of Ottawa and share progress on community-based projects underway in the NCC forest, the Little Woods and our Park.
We’ll hear from community representatives of the initiative, the NCC and the City of Ottawa on:
- What’s happening in the NCC forest bordering our community and the parkway, the Little Woods and our Park.
- Mapping paths and trees
- Improving paths with woodchips
- Planting native trees, shrubs and flowers
Location: Champlain Park Fieldhouse
Time: 7:30 – 9 pm – Thursday evening
Date: May 19, 2016
In order to support the Urban Forest Green Spaces initiatives go to the website at: https://urbanforestgreenspaces.wordpress.com
June 3-5, 2016
Dr. Andy Kenney and Forester Astrid Nielsen will lead you through the steps for identifying tree species, assessing tree health and mapping the location of trees in Champlain Park. The resulting inventory will show the economic value of trees to people due to energy conserved, stormwater filtered, air quality improved and carbon dioxide removed. And help the community retain its forest canopy.
The Workshop sessions take place on the following
Friday, June 3, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 4, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 5, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Participants must commit to attend at least 80% of the full workshop
Meet at the Champlain Park Fieldhouse
Registration is $20 per person, includes refreshments and a field manual, space it limited to the first 25 registrants on a first come, first serve basis
To register please complete Tree Mapping Workshop registration form
For more information
Contact Adrian Bradley (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Daniel Buckles (email@example.com)
This workshop has been organized under the Urban Forest and Green Space projects of Champlain Park