Turtle Crossing Signs installed at Curve Lake First Nation to raise awareness for conservation

Anishnabemowin and English language turtle crossing (Mikinaak Aazhga aatigong) signs have been installed at Curve Lake First Nation as part of a project funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada, in partnership with Otonabee Conservation and Curve Lake First Nation.  Elders from Curve Lake worked together to translate the signs into Michi Saagig, the local… Read More >

Tree Seedling Sales now available online!

Otonabee Conservation is once again encouraging landowners in the Otonabee Region Watershed to enhance their property and help to fight climate change by planting trees. Each year, Otonabee Conservation offers a wide selection of native tree and shrub species for landowners to purchase. Orders can be placed online at otonabeeconservation.com “Trees play an important role… 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 >

250 Trees Planted at Millbrook Mill Pond

  On Saturday, September 14th, over fifty volunteers planted 250 new trees and shrubs along the shoreline of the Millpond at Medd’s Mountain and along the Station Trail. This planting was part of TD Tree Days, in partnership with TD Canada Trust. The native species planted, including Eastern White Cedar, Speckled Alder, Dogwood, Elderberry, Nannyberry,… Read More >

Bondar Challenge Photo Gallery

This summer, Riverview Park & Zoo (RPZ) and Otonabee Conservation teamed up to bring the Bondar Challenge to youth in the Peterborough Region. The Bondar Challenge calls on participants to use the camera as a gateway to learning about our environment. Over two days, youth learned about the natural environment through the art of photography. They… Read More >

Flood Warning Update – April 30, 2018

Subject: FLOOD WARNING UPDATE 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 Peterborough (CP) and Trent Hills (TH), as well as ORCA’s other partners… Read More >