Where's the Wild This Weekend??


This page will be updated from time to time (when I can) to provide information about nature outings and unique fun outdoor events in Ottawa.  I'll notify readers via social media when this list has been recently updated!

This is just a courtesy offering - please always check directly with the organizations to confirm date, time, location, cost and other details.


MAY 2017

May 6-7, 2017 - Jane's Walk Ottawa
(review the list to find nature-themed walks)

May 7, 2017 - Flowers in Trees walk
Dominion Arboretum
Offered by Friends of the Farm

May 13, 2017 - 5th Annual Bird Day
Brewar Park
Organized by Nature Canada

May 13, 2017 - Urban Nature Foraging event
Robinson Field, $5
Offered by CPAWS

May 21, 2017 - Mindfulness in Nature
Major's Hill Park, $20
Offered by Wild Blue Meditation

May 28, 2017 - Beechwood Cemetery Stroll
Guided Historical Tour in Beechwood Cemetery
Free of Charge - RSVP required

May 28, 2017 - Tree Leaves of Canada walk
Dominion Arboretum
Offered by Friends of the Farm

Dates Not Announced Yet - but stay tuned for Earth Path's 2017 Field Walks in Blackburn Hamlet (Just Food Farm)


JUNE 2017

June 3-4, 2017 - Doors Open Ottawa (free)
  • Wild Bird Care Centre (tentative)
  • Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (tentative)
  • Purple Martin Colony at Nepean Sailing Club (tentative)
  • Billings Estate National Historic Site (tentative)
  • Central Experimental Farm, Various Sites (tentative)
June 11, 2017 - Insect Tree Tour
Dominion Arboretum
Offered by Friends of the Farm

June 25, 2017 - Beechwood Cemetery Stroll
Guided Historical Tour in Beechwood Cemetery
Free of Charge - RSVP required



PAST URBAN NATURE - OUTDOOR EVENTS IN THE CITY:

April 16, 2017 - open house at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden celebrating CWF’s National Wildlife Week

March 2017 - Last Ottawa Popscope of the Winter at the National Gallery

June 2016 - Vernissage at Blink Gallery (Major's Hill Park)

June 2016 - World-wide Knit in Public Day (Ottawa events)



* I'm also working on creating a page with a list of local organizations who offers nature walks and local nature events.  (Coming Later in 2017)