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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$335,400 in OTF Funding helps Ottawa Riverkeeper Establish Shoreline Stewardship and Citizen-Science Learning Hub
Government Press Releases Riverwatch

$335,400 in OTF Funding helps Ottawa Riverkeeper Establish Shoreline Stewardship and Citizen-Science Learning Hub

Ottawa, ON – On Wednesday, Ottawa Riverkeeper held its Annual Riverwatch Meeting and celebrated the awarding of a $262,900 Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Grow grant in March 2017, along with a $72,500 OTF Seed grant awarded to the group in June 2018. The group had a chance to hear more...
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6 things you should know about the 2019 Flooding
Dams Flooding In the News

6 things you should know about the 2019 Flooding

There has been a lot of talk about how much water was in our watershed this year. But where did it all come from? How has this contributed to the flooding?
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Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes federal investment to engage communities in monitoring the watershed
Government Press Releases Watershed Health

Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes federal investment to engage communities in monitoring the watershed

Ottawa, May 29 2019. Ottawa Riverkeeper warmly welcomes the federal government’s decision to fund research and community-based monitoring (CBM) to better understand the health of the Ottawa River watershed. Announced this morning by Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change (ECCC), the investment totalling $275,000 over two years will...
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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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