Otonabee Conservation and Friends of Hope Mill

Otonabee Conservation has entered into a new lease agreement with The Friends of Hope Mill which will see the group assume the role of stewards of the 19th century water-powered sawmill.   “Otonabee Conservation applauds the members of The Friends of Hope Mill for their initiative, commitment, and enthusiasm in their mission to maintain the… Read More >

Discovery Days Returns this Summer

Otonabee Conservation is pleased to announce the 2019 Discovery Days series of family-friendly explorations and activities featuring the natural environment of the watershed region. The Discovery Days series will be held at various conservation areas including the Harold Town Conservation Area, the historic Hope Mill, Beavermead Campground and the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area. Trail events,… Read More >

Flood Warning Cancellation ~ May 21

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning for the Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River and Rice Lake that was first issued Friday, April 12, 2019, is hereby cancelled effective May 21, 2019. The extremely high water levels and flows experienced throughout the Trent-Severn Waterway system during the past five to six weeks are now ending. That is, effective today,… Read More >

Urban Forest Enhancement at Fleming College

Make Every Day, Earth Day~~ Tree Canada, Siemens Canada, Otonabee Conservation and Fleming College Partner to Enhance Urban Forest Otonabee Conservation, in partnership with Tree Canada, Siemens Canada and Fleming College planted a variety of native tree species today to celebrate Earth Day and enhance the urban forest. The community planting took place at the… Read More >

Conservation Areas Visitor Guide

Conservation Areas are more than pretty places. Across Ontario you’ll find nearly 300 just waiting to be explored. Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities collectively own and operate over 500 Conservation Areas with a total area of more than 150,000 hectares, making Conservation Authorities one of the largest property owners in the Province. Nearly 300 Conservation Areas… Read More >