If we are to succeed in responding to the significant environmental challenges we are facing as a society, humans have to recognize we are a part of nature and not simply an outside observer of it. Each of us has the opportunity to help conserve nature, starting in our own backyard.
As a registered charity we depend on contributions from people like you!
How Do We Do It?
Watch to learn about OCWC's programming, including tree planting, tree protection, flow device initiatives, community presentations, school workshops, and nature discovery workshops!
Restoring an Urban Wetland
OCWC has been working with Public Services and Procurement Canada, National Capital Commission, and the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority on the restoration of a valuable urban wetland. Watch a CBC news story about this exciting project:
Let's Chat Wildlife
With the use of flow devices, people can live alongside beavers without conflict. Take a look at OCWC's open letter to the City of Ottawa regarding their management of beaver conflict sites.
Bats are critical to insect control and pollination! Download and print our bat poster to share in your community to raise awareness about these amazing animals!
Coyotes are common to see around the Ottawa region—check out these informational pages on living in coexistence with these creatures.
Download our free brochure to learn about the wildlife commonly found on the trails around our Centre, located at Carling and Moodie.
Get Connected With OCWC!
The Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre is a registered Canadian charity (#13224-0284-RR0001). Click here to make a tax-deductible donation.