2021 PTBO Regional Science Fair Winner

Congratulations to Shaun Plassery, a grade 10 student at Kenner CVI, the winner of the 2021 Otonabee Region Conservation Authority Award for Environmental Excellence at the Peterborough Regional Science Fair. Shaun was a participant in the Junior/Intermediate Earth and Environmental Sciences category and was also named First Place Winner in this category. Shaun’s project, Phytoremediation… Read More >

Possible Drought This Spring

Otonabee Region watershed is inching close to a possible drought this spring Peterborough, Ontario (April 26, 2021) It is spring, and unlike most years, the 2021 freshet, that occurs when warmer temperatures trigger snow and ice cover melt creating significant meltwater run-off into area waterbodies, has already passed us by. “This spring’s freshet, which was… Read More >

Spring Dam Operations

Otonabee Conservation conducting Spring dam operations and installing warning booms for public safety Peterborough, Ontario (April 20, 2021) Otonabee Conservation staff are currently conducting spring dam operations including placing stop-logs into dams and installing warning buoy-lines upstream of Authority-owned dams. The hazards around dams can be serious and if ignored, that could include serious injury… Read More >

Flood Watch Cancellation April 7, 2021

Message # 2021-07Issued: 9:30 a.m., Wednesday April 7, 2021 Subject: FLOOD WATCH-CANCELLATION issued for all waterbodies/watercourses in the Otonabee Region watershed Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation’s other partners in flood emergency management. The FLOOD WATCH issued for… Read More >