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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

Employment Opportunity

Watershed monitoring staff

Thank you for inquiring about employment opportunities with Otonabee Conservation. Otonabee Conservation invites applications for the position of Engineering Technologist… Read More


Employment Opportunities: Otonabee Conservation welcomes applications for the position of Engineering Technologist (Floodplain Mapping)  – for details visit the Employment page of our website.


Board Meeting ~ December 13

The Board of Directors of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority will meet on Thursday, December… Read More

Opening of the New Bridge Dec. 18th

Join Otonabee Conservation for a special event to mark the opening of the new bridge… Read More

2019 Annual Meeting of the Board

The Board of Directors of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority will hold its 60th Annual… Read More


New Bridge on Jackson Creek Trail

The Jackson Creek Trail has a new bridge! It arrived yesterday – November 27, 2018.… Read More

Fleming Partnership Provides Practical Experience

A partnership between Otonabee Conservation and Fleming College has resulted in the clearing of two… Read More

Level 1 Low Water Condition Lifted


With frequent and above normal precipitation receipts over the past several weeks, water levels and… Read More

Tree Removal Along Jackson Creek

Jackson Creek

Otonabee Conservation will be removing a select number of trees that are causing interference with… Read More