Naturalization planned for Towerhill Stormwater Pond

Naturalization is planned for the Towerhill stormwater management pond located near Barnardo Avenue, along the Parkway Trail. Otonabee Conservation and local secondary school students will be planting a variety of trees and shrubs along the shoreline of the Towerhill stormwater management pond near Barnardo Avenue in Peterborough.  The planting will occur on October 28-30, 2020. … Read More >

Otonabee Conservation plants 600 native trees at Harold Town Conservation Area on October 20th

On October 20th, Otonabee Conservation planted 600 trees at the Harold Town Conservation Area on Old Norwood Road in the Township of Otonabee South Monaghan, just outside of the City of Peterborough. Staff from Otonabee Conservation planted red pine and white cedar trees, which will provide habitat for wildlife and increase biodiversity in the area… Read More >

Siemens Canada, Tree Canada, & Otonabee Conservation partner to enhance habitat

This fall, Otonabee Conservation planted 78 native trees and shrubs at the Siemens Canada plant in Peterborough on September 30, 2020, in partnership with Tree Canada and Siemens Canada. Employees from Siemens Canada in Peterborough and Otonabee Conservation will plant a variety of native species of trees and shrubs, including red oak, red maple, nannyberry,… Read More >

2020 Annual General Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting on January 23rd. Over fifty local residents, board members, council members, staff, conservation partners, and friends joined at the Douro-Dummer Municipal Office for Otonabee Conservation’s Annual General Meeting. After unanimously passing the 2020 budget at the December 2019 Board Meeting, the focus for the AGM… 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 >

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 >