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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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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Digging into the past on the Ottawa River
Geography & Geology People Youth

Digging into the past on the Ottawa River

Written by Youth Water Leader Rachel Balderson, this blog and accompanying interview explore the work of NCC archaeologist Ian Badgley along the shores of the Ottawa River.
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Our 2019 Annual Report is now available!
Event Updates

Our 2019 Annual Report is now available!

At our Annual Public Meeting on November 27th we released our 2019 Annual Report, which is filled with all sorts of updates from the past year!
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Giving Tuesday 2019 – Protect Your River!
Biodiversity Supporters

Giving Tuesday 2019 – Protect Your River!

This #GivingTuesday, consider a donation to protect your river.
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Open Letter to Minister Wilkinson
Governance Government Press Releases

Open Letter to Minister Wilkinson

On November 20th a new federal Cabinet was announced, and with it a new Minister of Environment and Climate Change. The following is an open letter from our Riverkeeper to Minister Wilkinson.
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