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Conservation Areas and Camping

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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

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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

New Watershed Map App Showcases 60 Years of Conservation

Otonabee Conservation is marking its 60th anniversary of providing environmental services to area municipalities and residents in 2019~ Otonabee Conservation… Read More

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

Events

Machinery Day at Hope Mill ~ June 16

Celebrate Father’s Day with a visit to the Hope Mill, a circa 1835 operating water-powered… Read More

Board Meeting ~ June 20th

The Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, June 20, 2019 for its regular monthly… Read More

Discovery Days ~ July 13

  Birds of Prey 1:00 – 2:00 pm Join staff from Wild Ontario and meet… Read More

Discovery Days ~ July 21st

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Learn to Fish 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Learn to fish is a free, two-hour… Read More

Crafts Day at Hope Mill ~ July 21

Enjoy a visit to the Hope Mill, a circa 1835 operating water-powered sawmill on the… Read More

Discovery Days ~ July 27

Harold Town Conservation Area Night Sky Viewing Join the Peterborough Astronomical Association (PAA) for some… Read More

Discovery Days ~ August 10

Turtles of Ontario 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Learn about local turtle species and meet live… Read More

Discovery Days ~ August 17

Turtles of Ontario 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Learn about local turtle species and meet live… Read More

Discovery Days ~ August 18

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Fishing Workshop 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Join us for an interactive workshop about fishing… Read More

Family Day at Hope Mill ~ August 25

Enjoy a visit to the Hope Mill, a circa 1835 operating water-powered sawmill on the… Read More

News

Otonabee Conservation to Create Floodplain Maps for Kawartha Lakes

NEW ONLINE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO INFORM RESIDENTS Otonabee Conservation has undertaken two floodplain mapping projects… Read More

60th Anniversary Celebration

The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority marked its 60th anniversary of with a Celebratory Event  on… Read More

The Bondar Challenge for Youth

Attention Parents! Does your child enjoy photography? Does your child enjoy nature? Is your child… Read More

Otonabee Conservation and Friends of Hope Mill

Otonabee Conservation has entered into a new lease agreement with The Friends of Hope Mill… Read More