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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The Ontario Endangered Species Act: A Disappearing Act?
Biodiversity Government Policy and Legislation Take Action

The Ontario Endangered Species Act: A Disappearing Act?

Have you heard? The Ontario government is in the process of amending the province’s Endangered Species Act (ESA). This is the long-established piece of legislation that aims to protect aquatic and terrestrial species whose population numbers are in such decline that they are in danger of disappearing all together from Ontario.
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Flooding in the Ottawa River watershed
Dams Flooding In the News

Flooding in the Ottawa River watershed

The flooding of the Ottawa River is affecting thousands of people, and we want to make sure that everyone is safe and has access to the resources they need.
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Abandoned huts on the ice – a form of river pollution that must end
Policy and Legislation Press Releases

Abandoned huts on the ice – a form of river pollution that must end

An abandoned trailer on the ice in the Masson-Angers area, which could have ended up in the Ottawa River had it not been for the last-minute intervention of authorities last Friday.
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Youth Water Leaders Program Kick-off! – March 30th 2019
Youth

Youth Water Leaders Program Kick-off! – March 30th 2019

This past Saturday a group of 8 young people gathered at the Ottawa Riverkeeper office to kick-off the Youth Water Leaders Program!
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Ain’t Louie Fest –  Love for our rivers is universal
People Recreation

Ain’t Louie Fest – Love for our rivers is universal

There is no organizer, and there is no event promotion. Yet every year, during the Ontario March break, hundreds of paddlers will make their annual migration towards the steep creeks of the Smoky Mountains - even though nobody told them to.
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End of the ice fishing season
Policy and Legislation Pollution Recreation

End of the ice fishing season

The ice fishing season is coming to a close, and we hope that you have had a great season so far, catching a variety of the numerous species we have in the Ottawa River.
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