Siemens Employees plant over 160 trees!

Siemens Canada, Tree Canada, and Otonabee Conservation enhanced habitat at the new Peterborough Humane Society Animal Care Centre grounds on October 27th Employees from Siemens Canada in Peterborough planted over 160 native trees and shrubs at the new Peterborough Humane Society Animal Care Centre on October 27th, in partnership with Tree Canada and Otonabee Conservation…. Read More >

Curtis Creek Planting Photo Gallery

Shoreline Buffer Planting Grade 11 environmental science students from St. Peter Catholic Secondary School planted native trees and shrubs along Curtis Creek in City of Peterborough on October 25th, 2022! These plants create a buffer along the shoreline to help filter sediment and other pollutants that are carried in runoff that can flow from the… Read More >

TD Tree Day 2022

Over 400 trees and shrubs planted at the new Peterborough Humane Society site as the focus of 2022 TD Tree Days event On Saturday, October 22nd, over 50 volunteers planted over 400 trees and shrubs at the new Peterborough Humane Society facility site at 1999 Technology Drive. This planting was supported by TD Tree Days,… Read More >

Fall Dam Drawdown

Shoreline residents along the Indian River should prepare for the annual Fall reservoir drawdown, commencing October 24th Otonabee Conservation will be adjusting water levels along the Indian River on or after Monday, October 24, 2022, by manually removing stop-logs at the following structures: Hope Mill Dam Lang Mill Dam Warsaw Auxiliary Dam During operations, shoreline… Read More >

Another 100+ trees planted!

Another 100+ trees and shrubs were planted in the Otonabee Region watershed, today! 114 native trees and shrubs were planted in Golfview Heights Park in Peterborough’s west end. Otonabee Conservation, Tree Canada, and LCBO employees partnered for this project, as part of ongoing efforts to enhance habitat and increase biodiversity in the City of Peterborough…. Read More >

Trans Canada Trail Funding

The Trans Canada Trail is contributing $58,500 towards the rehabilitation and revitalization of the Jackson Creek Trail and an additional $3,000 for signage enhancements. The Jackson Creek Trail is a 4.5 km portion of the Trans Canada Trail that extends from Ackison Road in Selwyn Township in the west to the concrete bridge at the… Read More >

Over 100 trees planted at Denne Park!

Employees of Skyline Living, part of the Skyline Group of Companies, planted over 100 native trees and shrubs at Denne Park today with the support of Tree Canada and Otonabee Conservation. This planting is part of ongoing efforts to enhance habitat and increase biodiversity in the City of Peterborough. “When we undertake stewardship projects like… Read More >

Rain Garden installed by local students

Otonabee Conservation and students in the Youth Leadership in Sustainability (YLS) Program (Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board) installed a rain garden at the new Beavermead Campground gatehouse today. Over 100 native trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers will enhance habitat and increase biodiversity in the City of Peterborough. Native species of purple coneflower, big bluestem,… Read More >