RVCA’s 7 millionth tree takes root in Richmond
Since 1984, the RVCA has been committed to tree planting across the watershed as part of its comprehensive watershed management strategy. Trees aren’t just pretty providers of shade…
Ottawa needs a new Wildlife Strategy
With the recent killing of coyote in Riverside South and a young black bear in Kanata, it has become even more apparent that the City needs a progressive and humane Wildlife Strategy.
If you love Caterpillars and Butterflies the Stittsville Library has a display you must see
The caterpillar and butterfly friends will be at the Library throughout May. When they are mature they will be released into a natural setting with a butterfly release party.
Thank You Stittsville and Stittsville Central
Attending the Professional Writing program at Algonquin College had provided me with the training I needed, but the experience of working at Stittsville Central enabled me to take what I had learned and apply it to real-life situations…
South Carleton High School students invited to experience Agriculture in the Classroom from the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
South Carleton High School students were on hand March 23 for an announcement made by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bideau, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, about the new funding for the Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITC-C) program.
Wildlife strategy review: What you need to know
Human-coyote interactions in urban and suburban settings have continued; it is reported that in 2021 there were 476 coyote sightings reported to the City of Ottawa…
Cleaning the Capital 2023 spring campaign opens registration
Spring Cleaning the Capital Campaign not only promotes community pride but is an excellent way for high school students to complete some community involvement hours.
COMMUNITY NOTES: from the desk of Councillor Gower
Another week has quickly passed, with a variety of updates from Councillor for the upcoming week and further on the calendar. The fluctuating temperatures from mild to record-breaking extreme cold have brought about concerns for our homeless…
Zero-emission buses – another step closer to a route near you
The transition from diesel buses to battery-electric is one of the most impactful actions the City can take to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions by 2040.
Significant weather event declared by Environment Canada and City of Ottawa
Environment Canada has identified hazardous weather for Thursday, December 22. As a result, the City of Ottawa has declared a Significant Weather Event.
Many proposed changes to Bill 23 put homeowners in harm’s way – Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority
(The Stittsville Wetland in fall along the Trans Canada Trail heading west. Photo: Stittsville Central) The Province’s More Homes Built Faster Act asks taxpayers to subsidize development while removing fundamental controls over…
Eco West Enders want to hear how you dispose of unwanted furniture – take their anonymous poll
Millions of household items are sent to our local landfills every year, and recycling will help in bringing this number down…
The 10th annual Pumpkin Parade promises some talented pumpkin carvers
This community show of Stittsville’s talent and spirit has been happening since 2013 when Trevor Eggleton introduced this evening of eerie to Stittsville when he moved here from British Columbia.
Work on new Carp Road Landfill has begun
During the municipal election campaign there has been little discussion of this major development on the outskirts of Stittsville and how it might impact quality of life for the surrounding communities.
What’s new and happening in September at the Stittsville Library
The Stittsville Art Group has a display on the Art Space Wall at the Stittsville branch for the month of September. The beautiful artwork highlights the talent in Stittsville’s midst.