A HEALTHY natural environment where communities THRIVE


Conservation Areas

White-throated Sparrow

Conservation areas are natural lands owned by Otonabee Conservation that offer watershed residents and visitors to the region opportunities to explore and enjoy the outdoors. Camping, spelunking, hiking, fishing, swimming and canoeing top the list of favourite activities to be enjoyed. Read More

Apply for a Permit

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What is Ontario Regulation 167/06? Otonabee Conservation’s regulation under Section 28 of the Conservation Authorities Act, is known as Ontario… Read More

Of Interest

Family Camping Adventures


Otonabee Conservation owned lands (conservation areas, wildlife areas and forest properties) were originally acquired for purposes of water management, scientific… Read More

Discovery Days 2017

Otonabee Conservation is pleased to announce the 2017 Discovery Days series of family-friendly explorations and activities featuring the natural environment… Read More

Drinking Water Source Protection

Risk Management Office

Source water is the water from lakes, rivers and underground aquifers that all Ontarians rely on for drinking water from… Read More


Meet Live Birds of Prey

Join us Saturday, August 19th! Be sure to bring your Discovery Days Passport with you… Read More

Celebration on The Great Trail

2017 is a big year for Canadians and Otonabee Conservation in partnership with the community and… Read More


Join the celebration along Jackson Creek Kiwanis Trail

The Trans Canada Trail Foundation with support from Canadian Heritage has a goal to connect… Read More

Permit Required to Hunt Otonabee Conservation Lands

Deer in Meadow

With the fall hunting season only weeks away, Otonabee Conservation is reminding hunters that hunting… Read More

Discovery Days Returns to Beavermead Campground – August 12-13

Otonabee Conservation is pleased to host a Discovery Days program of outdoor activities the entire… Read More

TackleShare Fishing Workshop set for August 13th

photo of fish hook

Beavermead Campground is pleased to loan fishing gear to new and young anglers keen to… Read More