NCENN_Ottawa_Jan22_2016_Part1NCENN Networking Gathering
NCENN Networking Gathering
Friday, January 22nd, 2016
Winter ENGO Roundtable
Join the National Capital Environmental Non-profit Network (NCENN) for our next networking gathering:
Friday, January 22nd, 2016
1:30-3:30 at the West End Well
Theme: Winter ENGO Roundtable
Come and learn about what Ottawa environmental groups are up to this fall and bring your organizational updates!
Highlights of this meeting will be updates from:
Just Food is a grassroots, non-profit organization that includes staff, volunteers, community partners, members and funders. Just Food’s mission is to work towards vibrant, just, and sustainable food and farming systems in the Ottawa region.
Carbon613 – Katrina Kroeze & Erika Mayer
EnviroCentre’s Carbon 613 is a new target-based sustainability program for businesses called that launched in September 2015. The program is creating a network of businesses in Ottawa that are addressing sustainability through measuring their operational carbon footprint and setting target reductions, all while being supported by the program with the tools and resources needed to succeed.
Capital VeloFest – Dick Louch
Capital Vélo Fest is an non-profit organization with the mission to “Inspire People of All Ages to Ride a Bike More Often”. We partner with cycling positive organizations to develop programs that encourage people to ride bikes, using education and fun as persuasive forces. Our plans for 2016 include Ottawa’s Tour La Nuit, neighbourhood adventure rides, bike rodeos and SMOOCH, our bicycle powered smoothie machine.
Ecology Ottawa – Graham Saul
Ecology Ottawa is a not-for-profit, grassroots and volunteer-driven organisation that works to make Ottawa the green capital of Canada. Graham will be presenting an outline of Ecology Ottawa’s strategic priorities for the purposes of collaboration and input.
Safe Wings Ottawa – Anouk Hoedeman, Coordinator
Safe Wings Ottawa is an initiative of the Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club to reduce bird mortality from window collisions through rescue, research and education. Our mission is to learn more about the extent of the problem in Ottawa, to raise awareness about the causes of window strikes, and to encourage solutions for making glass visible to birds.
Organizations that would like to reserve some presentation time with a powerpoint/screen can e-mail email@example.com in advance. Otherwise, please come to the meeting with your verbal updates and any materials to share. An environmental scan of key eco events and other opportunities to note will also be featured.
We will also have updated copies of the NCENN Capacity-Building Directory that has recently been updated and new information on the Sustainable Capacity Centre.
Please bring your ideas, challenges, and opportunities for collaboration to this meeting for discussion.
Please note this event is being held in the second floor meeting room at the West End Well.