Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: Meredith Brown to step down as Riverkeeper

Today, we are announcing that Meredith Brown will be leaving her full-time position as the Riverkeeper at the end of this year. Still dedicated to the vision of the organization, Brown will continue to stay involved as a member of the Board of Directors. This video is a message from her to our amazing community. Read our full announcement here.

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PRESS RELEASE: Not a second to spare: environmental groups react to Ontario government’s plan for recovering endangered eels

Ottawa, Tuesday, January 9 – Ottawa Riverkeeper, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), Ontario Rivers Alliance (ORA), and Ontario Nature joined forces today in calling for […]

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Press Release: Celebrating the river lovers who make our work incredible!

Ottawa Riverkeeper hosted a Donor & Volunteer Appreciation event on Wednesday to celebrate the many wonderful contributions its supporters make throughout the year. The event also recognized the Ontario Trillium Foundation for the $30,000 Collective Impact grant it gave to the group to support its Watershed Council initiative.

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Press Release: Ottawa Riverkeeper applauds the designation of the Ottawa River as a Lieu historique by the Quebec government

Ottawa, August 21, 2017. Ottawa Riverkeeper applauds the Quebec government’s designation of the Ottawa River as a Lieu historique, Monday. A fitting designation for the Ottawa […]

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Press Release: Ottawa Riverkeeper releases 400 American Eels into the Ottawa River as part of broader efforts to recover the species

Ottawa, July 10th, 2017. Ottawa Riverkeeper (Sentinelle de la rivière des Outaouais) will release 400 American eels on the shores of Petrie Island, Ottawa ON, […]

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