News

New Bridge on Jackson Creek Trail

The Jackson Creek Trail has a new bridge! It arrived yesterday – November 27, 2018. Installation of the new bridge went very smoothly. The four kilometer recreational trail, owned and maintained by Otonabee Conservation, has four bridges along its length that span Jackson Creek. The most westerly bridge – #2017 – was replaced due to failing condition…. Read More >

Fleming Partnership Provides Practical Experience

A partnership between Otonabee Conservation and Fleming College has resulted in the clearing of two hydro power lines at the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground. “This was a great partnership opportunity that allowed us to complete vegetation maintenance work on the power lines that service the campground while providing Fleming College students with practical… Read More >

Level 1 Low Water Condition Lifted

With frequent and above normal precipitation receipts over the past several weeks, water levels and flows in local rivers, streams and creeks are starting to rebound, leading the Otonabee Region Water Response Team to lift the Level 1 low water condition, which was first declared on August 2, 2018. Dan Marinigh, Chief Administrative Officer for… Read More >

Tree Removal Along Jackson Creek

Otonabee Conservation will be removing a select number of trees that are causing interference with the operation of a hydrometeorological monitoring station on Jackson Creek. The work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, October 16, 2018. “The hydrometeorological station provides data and information about precipitation, streamflow and water levels within the Jackson Creek subwatershed,” explains Dan… Read More >

Employment Opportunity: Planner

Otonabee Conservation welcomes applications for the position of Planner (this is an amended posting of the Senior Planner position). This position is full time and permanent; the Planner reports to the Manager, Plan Review and Permitting Services Program. Please email your cover letter and résumé as a single document to humanresources@otonabeeconservation.com The closing date for applications… Read More >

Applications welcome for Watershed Biologist

Otonabee Conservation welcomes applications for the position of Watershed Biologist. This position is full time, permanent and reports to the Manager, Watershed Management Program. Please email your cover letter and résumé as a single document to humanresources@otonabeeconservation.com The closing date for applications is Monday, October 8, 2018 no later than 4:30 p.m. Otonabee Conservation is an… Read More >

Low Water Conditions remains in effect until further notice

Despite above normal rainfall for the month of August, the Level 1 low water condition persists throughout the Otonabee Region watershed. “The Otonabee Region Water Response Team determined that the Level 1 low water condition will remain in effect for the Otonabee Region watershed until further notice,” explains Dan Marinigh, Chief Administrative Officer for Otonabee… Read More >

Watershed Conditions Statement ~ Flood Outlook in Effect

The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the entire watershed region. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook is issued to raise awareness. Based on weather forecasts for significant rain over the next 3 days, as well as the potential for additional precipitation if thunderstorms develop, a… Read More >

Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook in Effect

Otonabee Conservation has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the entire watershed region. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook is issued to raise awareness. Based on weather forecasts for heavy rain, a change in conditions on local waterways is possible. This message has been issued to the municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood,… Read More >