Workshop: How to install and winterize a rain barrel

23 10 2017

Want to install a rain barrel at home but don’t know how?

EnviroCentre is holding a FREE workshop about how to install and winterize a rain barrel. This hands-on workshop covers everything you’ll need to know – picking the right location, equipment and supplies, installation and proper maintenance.

One lucky participant from each workshop will go home with a new rain barrel!

Click on the dates listed below to register.

Saturday November 4th
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Van Lang Field House

Monday November 13th
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Carlingwood Public Library

This workshop is offered through the City of Ottawa’s Pinecrest Neighbourhood RAIN project. Click here for more information about the project.

Workshops will be delivered in English. Bilingual staff will be present to answer questions in French.

Mandy Wilson
Community Outreach Assistant
mandy.wilson@envirocentre.ca
613-656-0100 ext. 129
envirocentre.ca

Please note that our office is a scent-free space.

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From the City of Ottawa: the 2010 Planning Primer Program

20 03 2010

Have you ever wondered how land-use planning is done? What those black and white signs in your community mean? How a zoning application is made? How to make a presentation to Planning Committee? What land-use planners do for your community?

This is your opportunity to find out.

The Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability Department is offering a Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process.

For registration and information please see the City of Ottawa website.





The demise of Westboro village?

15 06 2007

Check out this article online at the Ottawa Citizen for a bit of history and an interesting take on the latest changes affecting Westboro.








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