Ottawa Riverkeeper, a charitable organization, is a champion and collective voice for the Ottawa River watershed, providing leadership and inspiration to protect, promote and improve its ecological health and future.


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Watershed Beach Pass
Recreation Swim Guide

Watershed Beach Pass

This summer, Ottawa Riverkeeper is proud to present your Watershed Beach Pass, your passport to outdoor summer entertainment.
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Water Safety
Recreation

Water Safety

Summer is a wonderful time to explore the rivers and lakes in the Ottawa River watershed, but we must ensure that we are doing so safely. Accidents can happen, so preparing ourselves beforehand with the right water safety information is central to any day out on the water.
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Ottawa River Fish kill – One year later
Aquatic Phenomena Governance Policy and Legislation

Ottawa River Fish kill – One year later

On July 8th, 2019, Ottawa Riverkeeper heard of large numbers of dead fish downstream of the Lièvre River. One year later, we look back at this incident and worry that not much has changed.
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Update on Ottawa beaches
In the News Recreation Swim Guide

Update on Ottawa beaches

Are you wondering what the status of Ottawa beaches is this summer? We have assembled a few of the questions we have been seeing, along with some helpful answers to get you beach season ready!
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Youth Nature Journaling
Biodiversity Youth

Youth Nature Journaling

Ottawa Riverkeeper's Youth Water Leaders Program is hosting a 6-week workshop series on Nature Journaling.
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Ottawa Riverkeeper submits written comments to the CNSC concerning the 2019 Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Nuclear Waste

Ottawa Riverkeeper submits written comments to the CNSC concerning the 2019 Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

In 2019, Ottawa Riverkeeper was provided with participant funding to submit a written intervention concerning the impacts of the Chalk River Laboratories to the Ottawa River. This is a summary of our submission.
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