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An Historic Moment for the Ottawa River

AquaHacking – Ottawa River Summit 2015 was a huge success and a great beginning to new collaborations and innovative ways to work together to protect our shared waters.

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Meet Your Local Bryozoan Colony

Some of the animals that call our rivers and lakes home don’t look like animals at all! This time of year people start noticing unusual jelly-like blobs along their shorelines which are actually colonies of small animals called bryozoans.

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7 Water Questions To Ask Your Federal Candidates

Ensure your next MP knows about key water issues.

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Help Turtles Hatch Safely

Almost all the species of turtles on the Ottawa River are at risk of extinction but you can make a difference.

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Fireworks on the Ottawa River

The fireworks on the Ottawa River this past month have brought thousands of people out to the shores of the Ottawa River to view the spectacle.  With over 1500 shells going off in a single show, many people are wondering what impacts the fireworks are having on river health.  

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What’s all that foam about?

Learn about telling the difference between naturally (and unnaturally!) occurring foam on your river.

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Rockcliffe Yacht Club Donates Dock Space

Join us in thanking the Rockcliffe Yacht Club for giving the Riverkeeper boat a summer home.

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Kids Meet Fish at Petrie Island

Over 40 families came out to learn about the rich diversity of fish species that live in the Ottawa. They got to participate in activities and meet some resident fish that call Petrie Island home.

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