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Education & Stewardship

  • Local youth plant 1,000 trees and shrubs

    Otonabee Conservation has partnered with several local schools and service groups to plant a variety of trees and shrubs around the Cedargrove Park stormwater management pond

  • Siemens employees plant 100 trees and shrubs at Riverview Park and Zoo

    Employees from Siemens Canada in Peterborough planted 100 native trees and shrubs at the Riverview Park & Zoo on May 22nd in partnership with Tree Canada and Otonabee Conservation. 

  • Now Available - 2023 Annual Report & Audited Financial Statements

    Otonabee Conservation released their 2023 Annual Report to the Watershed Community, at their board meeting on April 18th. The report highlights last year’s accomplishments, thanks donors for their contributions, and gives supporters a better understanding of the Conservation Authority’s impact.

  • Tree Seedling Sale opens online February 7th at 9:00am

    Land owners can purchase native bare-root tree seedlings. Orders can be submitted online starting on Wednesday, February 7th, with pickup in spring. The order deadline is Sunday, March 17th.

  • What is frazil ice?

    Have you heard of frazil ice? Frazil ice is a kind of slush ice. It can form in watercourses when cold air temperatures and wind chill combine to cause surface water temperature to be super-cooled.

  • 125 trees planted on National Tree Day

    25 community volunteers and staff from Peterborough Humane Society and Otonabee Conservation planted 125 native trees and shrubs at the Peterborough Humane Society Animal Care Centre.

  • 350 Trees & Shrubs Planted at Harold Town C.A.

    On Saturday, September 16th, 50 volunteers planted 350 trees and shrubs at the Harold Town Conservation Area. This planting event was supported by TD Tree Days, a program that contributes to the TD Ready Commitment target of helping plant 1 million trees by 2030.

  • Road Salt Best Practices

    How to be proactive and include environmental best practices for salt use into your winter maintenance plan for home or work.

  • Sharing the woods during hunting season

    Hunters should be aware that hikers and birdwatchers may be using natural areas for recreation and be prepared to share the forest. Hikers and birdwatchers should be aware of our local hunting seasons and be prepared to walk safely in the woods.

  • World Turtle Day 2023

    Curve Lake First Nation Educational Department and Otonabee Conservation celebrate World Turtle Day with release of Mikinaak (turtle) trail signs in the Ojibway language.

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Peterborough, ON K9H 7M9
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Fax: 705-745-7488

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