Tributaries

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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Discussing the Future of the Ottawa River with ECCC Minister Catherine McKenna

We spoke with Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna about the future of the Ottawa River and how a wide range of stakeholders must work together to ensure we can all continue to swim, drink, and fish in the river for generations to come.

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Peace Bus Youth Dive into Ottawa River Experience

Ottawa Riverkeeper brought together a group of youth delegates from the CISV Peace Bus to give them hands-on experience with water stewardship.

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The Petawawa River: to Dam or not to Dam

Xeneca Power Development has presented their updated plan on the Big Eddy Project, a proposed hydroelectric generating station on the Petawawa River. We are still not in favour of damming one of the last free flowing tributaries of the Ottawa River.

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