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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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Farewell to Paul Dewar

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Paul Dewar, who was a dear friend and long-term supporter of Ottawa Riverkeeper.

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Keeping the Rideau Canal Clean Together!

Keeping the Rideau Canal clean can present some interesting challenges. Learn about the blue plastic bristles used to clean the ice, and why some of them end up in our waterways.

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The Many Faces of Our Watershed

In May 2018, Larissa (our Riverwatch Coordinator) and MJ (our Watershed Council Director) spent a couple of days driving from Ottawa to Temiskaming Shores, with stops in Cobden, Mattawa, Deep River, Deux Rivières, et Ville-Marie.

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April Fools’ Pride

It was an innocuous discussion at the end of a recent staff meeting: “hey, April Fools’ is coming up, we should do something on social media”.

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