ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

Angela Keller-HerzogCommittee Co-Chair
Jennifer HumphriesCommittee Co-Chair

Environment Committee

The Glebe Community Association Environment Committee thinks globally and acts locally. It is dedicated to preserving, enhancing and advocating for our local environment, both built and natural. See our Mandate here (February 2015).

Committee Minutes/ Reports

Greening the GGGS – recycling opportunities for what doesn’t sell

 The Great Glebe Garage Sale is on May 27th 2017 Dear Neighbours: We all love the Great Glebe Garage sale. It’s a fabulous community-wide event. It’s a celebration. It’s another thing that makes our neighbourhood [...]

Trees in the Glebe – Tree Sign-up Form

Trees in the Glebe Plant a tree, urge your neighbours to plant a tree, or show us a great spot for a new tree. The GCA’s Environment Committee and Ecology Ottawa are spearheading a project [...]

Our inputs to the Ottawa Urban Forest Management Plan (Nov 2016)

The GCA Environment Committee, in collaboration with other urban core community association green committees has been an active contributor to the City of Ottawa's consultations on the coming Urban Forest Management Plan. A copy of [...]

GCA asks the City to divest it’s Endowment Fund of fossil fuel extraction companies

The GCA recently passed a motion asking the City to divest its investments in fossil fuel extraction companies.  You can find our letter to the Mayor and Councillor David Chernushenko GCA Letter_fossil fuel divestment_to Mayor [...]

Environment Committee Report, April 2016

GCA Environment Committee - Report – 2016 04 21 The meeting had good energy and was attended by a dozen people, mix of old and new faces. Areas of interest identified for activity in 2016-17 [...]

Our Recommendations on our Urban Forest (Nov 2015)

In 2015 the City of Ottawa started a consultation regarding our urban forest. The GCA Environment Committee collaborated with neighbouring community associations to produce the following input to the City of Ottawa Forestry Services: 2015 [...]

Pesticide Free Community

The Glebe has been declared a Pesticide Free Community by the Glebe Community Association. Your Glebe community wants a safe environment for children and pets and everyone with environmental sensitivities. (read the declaration) While the [...]

Rideau Canal Crossing Final Open House

Thursday Sept 27, 2012 7:00 - 9:00 pm Glebe Community Centre, Scotton Hall The City of Ottawa identified its preferred preliminary design concept for a pedestrian/cycle bridge across the canal from Clegg to Fifth. The [...]

Resolution for Pesticide Free Community

Resolution passed by the Glebe Community Association declaring the Glebe as a pesticide free community. April 24, 2007 Whereas a body of evidence shows that pesticides can lead to permanent harm to human health, particularly [...]