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

photo of applying for permit

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


Canada 150th Celebration at Hope Mill

The Hope Mill Volunteers welcome you to explore the workings of the 19th century water-powered… Read More

Discovery Days at Beavermead Campground

Enjoy a variety of events and activities at Beavermead Campground on Saturday, July 8th! Here’s… Read More

Crafts Day at Hope Mill

Join the Hope Mill Volunteers for another in the 2017 summer series of Discovery Days… Read More

Board of Directors Meeting

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Discovery Days at Warsaw Caves

Yoga ~ Snakes ~ Turtles! There will be lots of fun and interactive activities to… Read More

Music, Puppets and More!

Discovery Days returns to Beavermead Campground on Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th. Be… Read More


Request for Pre-Qualification – Millbrook Dam Spillway

Otonabee Conservation has issued a Request for Pre-Qualifications for the Millbrook Dam Spillway Replacement and… Read More

New Design for Millbrook Dam Spillway

On January 26th, 2017, Otonabee Conservation held an Information Centre at the Cavan Monaghan Municipal… Read More

Discovery Days Explores Natural Environment

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

Otonabee Conservation Campgrounds Open for the Season

Another sure sign of spring happened on Friday, May 12 when Otonabee Conservation swung open… Read More