Bat Walks confirm presence of 5 species

For the 70+ night hikers, they were an exciting discovery. Five different bat species, including the Tri-coloured bat and Little Brown bat, Endangered Species in Ontario, were detected during the Bat Walks hosted by Otonabee Conservation. Local Bat expert, Chris Ketola, who led the night hikes at the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground and… Read More >

Public Consultation Period Open

Otonabee Conservation has embarked upon a program to develop management statements for all of its properties. The purpose of a conservation area management statement is to describe the long-term ownership, management objectives and associated stewardship activities for the property. Otonabee Conservation is currently developing a management statement for the Jackson Creek Kiwanis Trail and the… Read More >

TD Tree Days ~ Greening where we live

Thanks to the efforts of over 50 volunteers, over 100 new trees and shrubs were planted on Saturday, September 23rd at Isabel Morris Park in Lakefield. It was all part of the annual TD Tree Days, a program of TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, with the support of Otonabee Conservation. The trees and shrubs… Read More >

Permit Required to Hunt Otonabee Conservation Lands

With the fall hunting season only weeks away, Otonabee Conservation is reminding hunters that hunting opportunities are available on specific conservation lands and that hunters will need to apply for permission to access the properties. “Over the years there has been more interest by hunters to access conservation lands for hunting. Otonabee Conservation has identified… Read More >

Discovery Days Explores Natural Environment

Otonabee Conservation is pleased to announce the 2017 Discovery Days series of family-friendly explorations and activities featuring the natural environment of the watershed region during the celebratory year of Ontario’s 150th birthday. The Discovery Days series will be held at various conservation areas including the Harold Town Conservation Area, the historic Hope Mill, Beavermead Campground… Read More >