Updates and News 2017 (January - June)

2017.02.15

Continued Funding Support for the GSS Outdoor Greening Program

The Ottawa Chapter of Faith & The Common Good has received funding as part of a larger provincial initiative to implement a youth-led faith community garden installation in three cities.  The Ottawa Chapter will be partnering with Toronto and Halton-Peel to involve youth in eight gardens that will also include public events.  Videos and photographs and stories of the new gardens will be shared on the FCG website and through social media.


2017.01.15

Collaboration with Chris Turnbull of Rout/e Poetry for CSArt Ottawa Planted Poetry Walk

This spring Wild. Here. is collaborating with Chris Turnbull in identifying and helping plant the poetry that will be revealed for the final installment of art as part of the CSArt Ottawa's inaugural year.  It has been a successful year with a strong membership for the local art initiative that is supporting five artists/collaboratives including theatre, music, visual and written pieces.  Stay tuned for more information once the Poetry event has been launched in May!

Updates and News 2016 (July to December)

2016.11.15

Local consultation for nature start-up!

Provided consultation services to a local nature start-up this month.  Discussed local resources for various operating options, grant opportunities and potential collaborative partners.  Also provided follow-up email with links and suggestions for next steps.  After being active in the local nature/ecology industry for six years and having worked and/or collaborated with almost FIFTY local nature, ecology and environmental organizations, Flore and Faune can provide advice in regards to current local nature initiatives, various organizational goals, opportunities for collaboration, resources and support!

Contact Flore & Faune today for consultation rates.


2016.07.15

GSS Outdoor Greening Resources Receive Funding Support

Funding has been awarded to Faith & The Common Good to start an Outdoor Greening program for faith communities in Ottawa.  As a first step, online resources will be developed including a series of case studies on local garden and landscaping projects and a primer to help faith communities learn how to implement their own outdoor greening projects.  These will be available for free as a resource on the Faith & The Common Good website in 2017.

Funding has been received by both the Community Foundation of Ottawa and from the City of Ottawa.