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  • 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

  • Otonabee Conservation wins County of Peterborough Accessibility Award

    On May 16, at the annual Peterborough County Community Recognition Awards, Otonabee Conservation was awarded the Accessibility Recognition Award.

  • 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.

  • Spring Dam Operations

    Otonabee Conservation staff are conducting spring dam operations including placing stop-logs into dams and installing warning buoys and buoy-lines upstream of Authority-owned dams.

  • Changes to the laws governing Conservation Authorities

    Recent changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and its regulations will come into effect on April 1, 2024, providing Conservation Authorities across Ontario with amendments that have been anticipated for some time.

  • Campsite Reservations Are Now Open!

    Again this year, campers are able to book their campsites online for Otonabee Conservation’s three campgrounds: Warsaw Caves Conservation Area, Beavermead Campground, and Lakefield Campground.

  • 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.

  • Daniel Longfield from McThirsty's Pint (left) and Richard Wood from Bobcaygeon Brewing Co. (right) present Otonabee Conservation former Board of Directors Chair, Ryan Huntley with a check for $1,750 from Community Brew #2 in support of Jackson Creek Trail revitalization.
    $1,750 raised for Jackson Creek Trail

    Bobcaygeon Brewing Company and McThirsty’s Pint announced that the second edition of their ‘Community Brew’ collaboration series raised $1,751.50 in support of Otonabee Conservation's Jackson Creek Trail.

  • Otonabee Conservation AGM celebrates 2023 successes and brings on new Chair and Vice Chair

    For the first time since before the pandemic, the Otonabee Conservation Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held in person on January 18th, 2024. Watershed residents, supporters, donors, staff, and members of the board of directors joined at the Riverview Park and Zoo Rotary Education Centre to celebrate Otonabee Conservation’s accomplishments in 2023.

  • 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.

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