Press Releases

Conservation organizations call for end to delays in implementing recovery actions for endangered American Eel

Conservation groups are calling on the Government of Ontario to obey the Ontario Endangered Species Act (ESA) and begin implementing the recovery strategy for American Eel.

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Two local MPs join the third annual Riverkeeper 4K open water swim to protect Ottawa River water quality

More than 130 swimmers challenged the strength of the Ottawa River this morning as part of the Riverkeeper 4K, an interprovincial open water swim put on by Ottawa Riverkeeper in support of a clean and healthy river.

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The Ottawa River receives much-deserved Heritage designation

Riverkeeper Meredith Brown hopes this designation will enhance our collective sense of river pride and inspire people to respect and protect the river that flows through their community and through their veins.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper releases American Eels into Brewery Creek as part of an exciting interprovincial project

Ottawa Riverkeeper and the Canadian Wildlife Federation teamed up with major partners to try to save the Ottawa River American Eel. From left to right: Louis Lafontaine, Adèle Michon, Meaghan Murphy and David Browne. Photo by Martin Lipman.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper teams up with Water Rangers to launch citizen science website

This morning Ottawa Riverkeeper announced the official launch of the Water Rangers website: a unique tool that empowers citizens to protect their waterways by observing, monitoring, and reporting on key water indicators and sharing their observations with advocacy groups, the scientific community, and the public.

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