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  • 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.

  • 2024-2027 Draft Strategic Plan for Review/ Comment

    Otonabee Conservation Board and staff are pleased to provide a first draft of a new Strategic Plan for your review and input.

    Review the Draft Strategic Plan and please send you comments to Janette Loveys Smith, CAO/Secretary-Treasurer at or 705-745-5791 by Monday, January 29, 2024.

    The final draft will include the other relevant sections, will be formatted, and designed accordingly. 

  • 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.

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