This category includes information about Ottawa's natural environment as well as scientific activities specific to the area.
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Archaeological and Historical Landmarks of Ottawa
Several essays on sites, buildings, structures of interest in Ottawa.
Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematods
Huge collection housed in the K.W. Neatby Building of the Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre in Ottawa. Profile of collection, its history and role in research.
Fitzroy Provincial Park
Cathedral forest of century-old white with recreational facilities, on Ottawa River. Information about facilities, events, activities, reservations and provincial park links.
Friends of Petrie Island
Organization helping to manage and interpret a greenspace area on the Ottawa River. Photo gallery, bird call gallery, newsletter.
Friends of The Carp River
Volunteer organization dedicated to 'restoring the ribbon of life along the Carp River.' Activities, news, studies and contact information are provided.
Gateway to green and sustainable organizations and resources in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Includes green job postings and events calendar.
Greenspace Alliance of Canada's Capital
Group dedicated to the preservation of greenspace. Mission, current projects, membership information.
Little Ray's Reptile Adventure
Zoo of lizards, snakes, turtles, amphibians and spiders. Information about birthday and presentation packages, plus pictures and videos of various specimens.
Ottawa Horticultural Society
Amateur garden club which promotes and encourages interest and improvement in horticultural activities. List of events, pictures, newsletters, and membership details are presented.
Ottawa Orchid Society
Promotes orchid growing and native species conservation, holds annual Orchid Show. Photo gallery, current activities, orchid culture, membership information.
Ottawa Valley Astronomy andObservers Group
Informal, bilingual, non-profit group with an 'undying curiosity of the night sky and its many wonders.' Events, organization, resource links.
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
An environmental protection and advisory agency for the Rideau watershed. About the agency, its conservation areas, upcoming events, and ongoing programs.
Tree Canada Foundation
Volunteer organization promoting the planting of trees to promote quality of life. CO2 calculators, forestry news, tree science information and ecology news.
Wild Bird Care Centre
Dedicated to the care and treatment of sick, injured and orphaned wild birds for release back to the wild. Includes tips for handling baby birds, pigeon facts, list of needed items, and membership form.
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