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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


Celebrating National Forest Week 2019

This Fall, Otonabee Conservation is celebrating National Forest Week and our 60th Anniversary with tree… Read More


250 Trees Planted at Millbrook Mill Pond

  On Saturday, September 14th, over fifty volunteers planted 250 new trees and shrubs along… Read More

10% Water Conservation urged as Otonabee Conservation declares Level 1 Low Water Condition

Otonabee Conservation is issuing a Level 1 low water condition declaration for the entire watershed… Read More

Warsaw Caves Temporary Closure

Warsaw Caves Conservation Area will be closed on September 17 & 18, 2019 Members of… Read More

Beavermead Campground Closure

Beavermead Campground is closing early this season on September 16, 2019, due to the construction… Read More