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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Fish Kill Incidents: Quebec government released its findings
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Fish Kill Incidents: Quebec government released its findings

On August 15, the Minstère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre le changement climatique announced that power station operator Brookfield was responsible for this summer's four fish kill incidents on the Lièvre River. Below is our response to this latest development.
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Youth Water Leader OWL Rafting Trip
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Youth Water Leader OWL Rafting Trip

From July 12th to 14th the Youth Water Leaders embarked on a river adventure with OWL rafting to get out and experience the watershed. Written by the Youth Water Leaders, this blog is the story of that trip.
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Fish Kill Incident on Rivière du Lièvre: updated August 9th
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Fish Kill Incident on Rivière du Lièvre: updated August 9th

Multiple fish kill incidents occurred in July 2019 in the Lièvre river. After receiving eyewitness reports, we contacted authorities and took our boat out to survey the situation and take water samples. Investigations are ongoing and many questions remain.
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Bonnechere River Community Paddle
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Bonnechere River Community Paddle

We had a blast at the 8th annual community paddle down the Bonnechere River!
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Register for the 2019 Riverkeeper 4K Swim!
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Register for the 2019 Riverkeeper 4K Swim!

If you love to swim or paddle, make sure to sign up for the 2019 Riverkeeper 4K! We have three distances available: 4K, 1.5K and 750m. To get you excited, we have collected some of our favourite testimonials from participants in previous years!
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Swimming season is here!
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Swimming season is here!

This summer, instead of hunting online for water quality results and beach locations, why not give Swim Guide a try and find your perfect beach!
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