AGM & Environmental Excellence Award Winners

Otonabee Conservation AGM celebrated 2022’s successes and highlights climate change, nature & health with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Thomas Piggott, Medical Officer of Health. The Otonabee Conservation Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held online on the evening of January 26th. Over 40 watershed residents, supporters, donors, staff, and members of the board of directors joined virtually… Read More >

Gravel Pit License Surrendered

Otonabee Conservation announces former gravel pit in Otonabee-South Monaghan now being managed for conservation A former gravel pit within Otonabee-South Monaghan Township is now being managed for conservation. This announcement comes as the gravel pit license for the Otonabee Conservation-owned property near Crowley Line and Rosa Landing Road was surrendered by the Ministry of Northern… Read More >

Flood Watch Update | Jan. 24, 2023

Issued:  2:00 p.m., Tuesday January 24, 2023 Subject:  FLOOD WATCH UPDATE – issued for the Trent-Severn Waterway (i.e., Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River, Rice Lake and Trent River to Hastings) and Local Watercourses Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and ORCA’s… Read More >

Flood Watch Update | Jan. 20, 2023

Issued:  4:00 p.m., Thursday January 19, 2023 FLOOD WATCH UPDATE – issued for the Trent-Severn Waterway (i.e., Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River, Rice Lake and Trent River to Hastings) and Local Watercourses Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and ORCA’s other… Read More >

Jackson Creek Trail Re-opening

Otonabee Conservation celebrates the Jackson Creek Trail revitalization with the community Otonabee Conservation, along with delegates from Curve Lake First Nation, Federal and Municipal governments, community members, local interest groups, project engineers and contractors celebrated the completion of the Jackson Creek Trail revitalization project with an event at Jackson Creek Trail’s East Trailhead. Over 60… Read More >

Flood Watch UPDATE | Jan. 12, 2023

Message # 2023-02 Issued:  12:30 p.m., Thursday January 12, 2023 Subject:  FLOOD WATCH UPDATE – issued for the Trent-Severn Waterway (i.e., Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River, Rice Lake and Trent River to Hastings) and Local Watercourses Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent… Read More >

Flood Watch | January 5, 2023

Message # 2023-01 Issued:  12:30 p.m., Thursday January 5, 2023 Subject:  FLOOD WATCH – issued for the Trent-Severn Waterway (i.e., Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River, Rice Lake and Trent River to Hastings) Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and ORCA’s other… Read More >

UPDATE | Jackson Creek Trail Temporary Closure

A section of the Trans Canada/Jackson Creek Trail (the Trail) will be temporarily closed due to construction for the sanitary sewer tie-in and watermain extension to Chandler Crescent for the Lily Lake West Subdivision. The closure is for all directions at the Meadow Creek Bridge. The closure is scheduled to begin on January 9th, 2023…. Read More >

Close The Gap fundraising campaign

Close The Gap fundraising campaign aims to raise final $25,000 to complete the revitalization Jackson Creek Trail in Peterborough, Ontario Over the past year, the Peterborough community raised over $45,000 through the Your Metres Matter fundraising campaign to resurface and repair points of erosion on the Jackson Creek Trail. Construction along Jackson Creek Trail /… Read More >

Trees planted by Metis Nation of Ontario

Metis Nation of Ontario (Peterborough & District Wapiti Metis Council) and Otonabee Conservation planted trees to help rehabilitate a gravel pit in Ennismore, Ontario. Volunteers from the Metis Nation of Ontario (Peterborough & District Wapiti Metis Council) planted 450 native trees at a gravel pit in the Township of Selwyn on Sunday. These trees will… Read More >