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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

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


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20% Water Conservation urged as Level 2 Low Water Condition Declared

The Otonabee Region Water Response Team (WRT) is issuing a Level 2 Low Water Condition… Read More

Celebrating National Tree Day at PRHC on September 25, 2019

To celebrate National Tree Day on September 25, 2019, Otonabee Conservation and Peterborough Regional Healthcare… Read More

Celebrating National Forest Week & our 60th Anniversary

This Fall, Otonabee Conservation is celebrating our 60th Anniversary with tree plantings throughout our watershed… 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