Mar 02 11
Trans CanEAUda

An amazing group of eight young individuals (and their dog!), aged 22-24, have banded together with a creative idea for promoting awareness of the importance of aquatic ecosystems.

They've planned a 7000km canoe trip from Ottawa, Ontario across...


Feb 24 11
OUT ON A LIMB | Jocelyn the Intern

BACK TO WORK (Post #4)

This week I am officially back into the office. I spent my last week at the Katimahouse, doing my duty as House Manager. My partner and I’s day would start at 9:00 (Not too shabby in my opinion). We’d spend the first hour...


Feb 08 11
OUT ON A LIMB | Jocelyn the Intern

HAPPY MONDAY! (Post #3)

So it’s Monday yet again, how does this always manage to happen? I hope all of you had wonderful weekends and managed to do something fun and relaxing amidst the running around and errands.

It was a pretty fun weekend...


Feb 06 11
OUT ON A LIMB | Jocelyn the Intern

SOME MORE ADJUSTMENTS (Post #2)

So the past week went pretty steadily. A couple humps here are there - one of them being that we [at the Katimavik house] were told to clean our rooms because they were bordering on being below hygienic standards....


Feb 03 11
Storyteller Scroll | Shake off Winter Sluggishness

Our volunteer storyteller, Jessica Baile, writes about her snowy morning in Forêt La Blanche.

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Last Sunday (January 30) CPAWS organized a snowshoe hike at Forêt La Blanche Ecological Reserve. Located in Mayo Quebec, it was a 45 minute...


Feb 02 11
UPDATE | CPAWS condemns clear cutting of Beaver Pond Forest

Today (February 1, 2011) CPAWS sent a letter to Ottawa mayor Jim Watson asking that the City of Ottawa take the necessary steps to halt the clearing operations currently taking place in Kanata's Bever Pond Forest. Please take a few moments to...


Feb 01 11
OUT ON A LIMB | Jocelyn the intern

Jocelyn Lougheed is the newest edition to CPAWS-OV. The current CPAWS staff and volunteers are delighted to have her on board! Read all about her intern adventures and Ottawa adventures as part of the Katimavik house in her weekly blog posts - all...


Dec 14 10
CRAFTERS for CONSERVATION | Earth Day 2011

CPAWS-OV & Wabi Sabi are partnering for a unique project to raise awareness about Ontario’s Wilderness for Earth Day 2011. The partnership will include a Woodland Window Display at Wabi Sabi (1078 Wellington Street W) from April 1 – April 22,...


Nov 19 10
Rodeau Park Cottage Lease Extensions threaten Ecological Integrity of Rondeau Provincial Park

Hundreds of cottages, strung out along the length of the tiny peninsula that comprises Rondeau Provincial Park, have severely degraded the park's fragile ecosystems. For decades the government has promised not to renew the leases when they expire...


Nov 10 10
Storyteller Scroll | Looking back at our Dare to be Deep event

Our storyteller, Sarah Boteler, writes about her observations and the events that took place at the CPAWS Celebration, Dare to be Deep.

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Albert Einstein once  said "look deep into Nature and there you will find everything" and this past...


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