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Conservation Areas and Camping

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

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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

UPDATE - JULY 5, 2019 The construction project to rehabilitate the Millbrook dam is now substantially completed. The project, which… 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


Otonabee Conservation wants the Province to confirm Regulations, NOT pre-emptively push Conservation Authorities to wind-down their programs

Otonabee Conservation believes that the Province should not pre-empt the process that has been laid… Read More

Learn to Fish at Beavermead Cancelled

Fronto of boat fishing

The Learn to Fish Event at Beavermead Campground scheduled for July 21, 2019 from 10:00am… Read More

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