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Your Dream Job… Apply Today!

Three amazing jobs have been posted this week at Ottawa Riverkeeper. If you're serious about freshwater protection, we want you on our team!

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Opportunity to comment on proposed federal ban on microbeads!

Our federal government is planning to enact new regulations to restrict the use of microbeads in personal care products. They need to hear from people who support this ban so please consider using our easy template to send your comments before the March 10th deadline.

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6 Reasons to Skip Salt this Winter

Rock salt (sodium chloride) is one of the most common and inexpensive ways that we deal with our icy driveways and walkways in winter.  However many of us are unaware of the numerous negative impacts that they have to our waterways, roadways, properties, gardens and health.  

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Frazil Ice and High Water Levels

What's up with the water levels on the Ottawa River this winter? Learn about the impacts of frazil ice.

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It’s ice fishing season in the Ottawa River watershed!

Fishing villages are popping up on the frozen rivers and lakes in our watershed with crowds of fishermen and women eagerly awaiting a nibble on their lines.

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Ice Safety

The Ottawa River is beautiful this time of year and while February is often a safe time to get out on the ice for fishing and snowmobiling, the ice in many areas is thinner than usual.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes new Executive Director

Ottawa Riverkeeper is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Patrick Nadeau as its new Executive Director.

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