Media Advisory | Fall Tree Planting

The media is invited to a selection of tree planting events as Otonabee Conservation plants 30,000+ native trees and shrubs this fall This fall,Otonabee Conservation is planting over 30,000 trees and shrubs with a variety of community partners thanks to generous financial support from Tree Canada, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Nefab Canada, Pathway… Read More >

Tree Planting at Dainard Park with Nefab

Nefab Canada and Otonabee Conservation partner to enhance habitat with native tree planting this fall 80 native trees and shrubs were planted today by Otonabee Conservation and Nefab Canada, as part of ongoing efforts to enhance habitat and increase biodiversity in the City of Peterborough. The Nefab Canada Team in Peterborough planted around the perimeter… Read More >

ORCA planting over 30,000 trees this fall!

Celebrating National Forest Week by planting more than 30,000 trees and shrubs this fall! September 21 is National Tree Day and this fall, National Forest Week is celebrated from September 18-24, 2022.Each year, National Forest Week encourages Canadians to learn more about our forest heritage and increases awareness about the value of forests as a fundamental… Read More >

Low Water Status Normal | Aug. 19, 2022

The Otonabee Region Water Response Team met on August 18th, to review the Region’s precipitation, temperature, and stream flow monitoring data. Despite the recent limited precipitation, an analysis of watershed conditions indicate that the area is not in a drought condition at this time and therefore the low water status will remain as normal. In… Read More >

Low Water Status remains as ‘Normal’

The Otonabee Region Low Water Response Team met on July 18th to review the Region’s precipitation, temperature, and stream flow monitoring data. Watershed conditions show that the area is not in a drought condition at this time and therefore the low water status will remain as, normal. Otonabee Conservation’s ongoing monthly analysis of watershed conditions… Read More >

ORCA recipient of over $1M from FedDev

Otonabee Conservation is pleased to receive over $1 million from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) towards four projects throughout the Otonabee River watershed. Funds from the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) and the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) will reinvent and revitalize Jackson Creek Trail, Harold Town Conservation Area (CA), Warsaw… Read More >

New CAO/Secretary-Treasurer Announced

Otonabee Conservation announces Janette Loveys Smith as new CAO The Otonabee Conservation (ORCA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Janette Loveys Smith as the new Chief Administrative Officer / Secretary-Treasurer, effective July 5, 2022. The selection committee included ORCA Chair Ryan Huntley (Township of Cavan Monaghan), Vice Chair Michael Metcalf (Municipality… Read More >