Ottawa Riverkeeper, a charitable organization, is a champion and collective voice for the Ottawa River watershed, providing leadership and inspiration to protect, promote and improve its ecological health and future.


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Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes support for integrated watershed management in Québec
Governance In the News Press Releases

Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes support for integrated watershed management in Québec

Ottawa Riverkeeper is ready and willing to collaborate with the OBVs, the ROBVQ, and the TCR on this integrated management initiative.
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Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes investment from the RBC Foundation to engage communities in monitoring the health of the Ottawa River watershed
Press Releases Watershed Health

Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes investment from the RBC Foundation to engage communities in monitoring the health of the Ottawa River watershed

We joined forces with a new supporter of our Watershed Health Assessment and Monitoring initiative: RBC Foundation! RBC’s investment, totaling $350,000 over 3 years, will help fill key data gaps and mobilize a broad network of communities and citizen scientists to monitor and protect swimmable, drinkable and fishable waters.
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Have you spotted ice on the river?
Aquatic Phenomena Climate Change Riverwatch

Have you spotted ice on the river?

Have you noticed whether there is ice forming on your local waterways?
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Comments on the Independent Review of the 2019 Flood Events in Ontario
Flooding Governance Government

Comments on the Independent Review of the 2019 Flood Events in Ontario

Your Riverkeeper’s analysis of the Independent Review of the 2019 Flood Events in Ontario.
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Five easy ways to protect your local waterways!
Take Action Youth

Five easy ways to protect your local waterways!

Generated by members of the Youth Water Leader Program, these five tips are easy ways to protect your local waterways! Originally a series on our social media, we have assembled them here with added information.
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Original St. Lawrence River population of Striped Bass declared extinct
Biodiversity

Original St. Lawrence River population of Striped Bass declared extinct

We’re heartbroken to hear that the original St. Lawrence River population of Striped Bass has been declared extinct in COSEWIC’s latest Wildlife Species Assessment. However, this sad news only strengthens our resolve to protect the biodiversity in our watershed.
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