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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

Millbrook Dam Reconstruction -UPDATE

Otonabee Conservation has embarked upon a major capital  project with the reconstruction of the Millbrook Dam. The Board of Directors of… Read More

Discovery Days series of events

Otonabee Conservation is pleased to announce the 2018 Discovery Days series of family-friendly explorations and activities featuring our natural environment.… Read More

Water Conservation in and around the Home

Water is a Shared Resource We all depend on water and expect it to be available when we need it.… Read More


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Applications welcome for Watershed Biologist

Watershed monitoring staff

Otonabee Conservation welcomes applications for the position of Watershed Biologist. This position is full time,… Read More

Millbrook’s Station Trail Focus of TD Tree Days Event

Thanks to the efforts of over 50 volunteers, 150 new trees and shrubs were planted… Read More

Low Water Conditions remains in effect until further notice

Jackson Creek

Despite above normal rainfall for the month of August, the Level 1 low water condition… 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