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3 ways to support a healthy natural environment (from the warmth of your home!)

Otonabee Conservation’s supporters now have three ways they can donate ONLINE to support a healthy natural environment in the Otonabee Region Watershed where our communities thrive! Otonabee Conservation is a registered charitable organization that welcomes financial gifts that are graciously accepted to further our goals to provide recreational opportunities in nature, build awareness and understanding… Read More >

FLOOD WATCH issued for the Otonabee Region watershed | December 13, 2019

This FLOOD WATCH message will be in effect until MONDAY, December 16th, 2019. This FLOOD WATCH alerts municipalities, residents, and businesses that flood conditions are a possibility along the shores of the Region’s lakes, rivers, streams, creeks, and wetlands (excluding the Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River, and Rice Lake). A low-pressure weather system will move across… Read More >

FLOOD WATCH issued for 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, Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation’s other partners in flood emergency management. This FLOOD WATCH is issued to alert municipalities, residents, and businesses that flood conditions are a possibility along the shores of the Region’s lakes, rivers, streams,… Read More >

Giving Tuesday 2019

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Giving Tuesday. Thank you to all who donated to support trail upkeep and enhancement throughout the watershed, and to those who shared photos of their favourite trails on Giving Tuesday! Let’s celebrate our local trails! Share your love of trails on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram; don’t forget to… Read More >

Conservation Authorities pleased their role in Ontario’s flood management is recognized

2019 Flood Advisor Report NEWMARKET (November 28, 2019) Conservation Ontario is pleased that the report released today by the Province’s Special Advisor on Flooding recognizes the critical role that conservation authorities (CAs) play in Ontario’s flood management. Flood management in Ontario is a shared responsibility among municipalities, emergency management officials, the Province and conservation authorities…. Read More >

43,494 trees planted this year by Otonabee Conservation!

Otonabee Conservation wrapped up the fall tree planting season on November 5th by planting a Sugar Maple at Memorial Park, in partnership with City of Kawartha Lakes. Councillor Tracy Richardson, and Otonabee Conservation CAO, Dan Marinigh planted the tree in celebration of Otonabee Conservation’s 60th Anniversary. This fall, members of Council in each of the… Read More >

Millbrook Dam Ribbon Cutting Event

Otonabee Conservation hosts celebratory ribbon-cutting event for Millbrook Dam on November 1, 2019 Otonabee Conservation, along with delegates from Provincial and Municipal governments, community members, local interest groups, project engineers and contractors celebrated the completion of the Millbrook Dam rehabilitation project with a ribbon-cutting event on November 1, 2019, 10 a.m. at the Millbrook Dam… Read More >

Flood Status Update | Oct. 30, 2019

Message #2019-21 Issued: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday October 30, 2019 Subject:   WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY issued for all watercourses / waterbodies in the geographical jurisdiction of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA).  Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn (SEL), Douro-Dummer (DD), Asphodel-Norwood (AN), Otonabee-South Monaghan (OSM), Cavan Monaghan (CM), City of Kawartha Lakes (CKL), City of… Read More >