The American eel was once the dominant fish species in the Ottawa River. In the past 40 years, it has declined by 99% and, along with it, so has the appreciation for its rich historical, ecological and cultural values within the watershed. In response, the federal government is considering listing American eel as a species at risk. Ottawa Riverkeeper and its allies will not accept the continued decimation of this iconic species. We have already started a movement to ensure that eel has a future in the Ottawa River. Find all the details here!