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August 2011 Blog Posts (4)

New Book by Bob Hopkins

Bob Hopkins, the founder of the Transition movement, is coming out with a new book this fall.

Here's the data from the publisher's blurb. 

The Transition Companion

Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times

by Rob Hopkins

This book…

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Added by Transition Ottawa (/jd) on August 26, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Nut Trees of the Dominion Arboretum Ottawa Canada

Great map by ECSONG - the Eastern Chapter of the Society of Ontario Nut Growers

 

http://www.songonline.ca/ecsong/essays/arboretum.html

Added by Katherine Forster on August 26, 2011 at 10:17am — No Comments

The Nut Walk

On Sunday, August 14 a group of about 50 people; men and women of all ages and several children joined Hank Jones, from Allbirch Pollinator Garden who led them on a nut identification walk. The walk took them from Ottawa City Hall, along Queen Elizabeth Drive, and along some of the residential streets near the Canal. The walk, which lasted two hours, was intended as an introduction to the idea of nut collecting for people who wish to supplement their diet with nuts. As Mr. Jones pointed out,…

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Added by Janet D on August 16, 2011 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Local youth work to save rare in-land sand dunes in Ottawa

Ottawa's Children’s International Summer Village (CISV) today announced a partnership with local conservation group, Tropical Conservancy, to save and protect a rare in-land Sand Dune eco-system within the Ottawa Green Belt near the corner of Woodroofe ,Slack road and Vaan. As part of their 2011 focus on sustainability, CISV youth will join in the effort to create awareness of this conservation…

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Added by Vani Edwardson on August 5, 2011 at 10:02am — 1 Comment

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