Aquatic Phenomena

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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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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Protecting a species of special concern: River Redhorse

Find out how you can identify the River Redhorse species so that you can protect it!

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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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What’s all that foam about?

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

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