Work that has been done

2017 Disruption and  Organization

  • HydroOne: clearing and maintenance
    • Community provides input to timing
  • HydroOne: reseeds
    • a specialty wildflower mix encourages pollinators
    • controls noxious weeds
    • helps build toward a healthier greenspace
  • Second Carleton University Environmental Study

2018 Getting Started

  • A ‘Flagship Project’ for the Community Association
  • Pulling Up the Parsnip
  • Installing bee hotels
  • Interpretive Signs
  • Carleton University Studies Pollinators and Plants
  1. Building Partnerships
  • Hydro One
  • City of Ottawa
  • Ottawa Stewardship Council
  • Community Groups and Organizations
  • Business Community
  1. Funding and Support
  1. 3. Starting Work
  • First community Spring workshop
  • Summer Student Hired
  • Demonstration Plots Developed and Managed
  1. 4. Planning Together
  1. First Full-time Employed Summer Worker
  • Developed a Summer Plan of Work
  • Designed the test sites
  • Removed parsnip and invasive weeds
  • Talked with community members on site
  • Documented the Summer Work
  • Coordinated with City staff and others
  1. Volunteers on the Ground
  • Increased community volunteer support