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Bonnechere River Community Paddle

We had a blast at the 8th annual community paddle down the Bonnechere River!

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Register for the 2019 Riverkeeper 4K Swim!

If you love to swim or paddle, make sure to sign up for the 2019 Riverkeeper 4K! We have three distances available: 4K, 1.5K and 750m. To get you excited, we have collected some of our favourite testimonials from participants in previous years!

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Ain’t Louie Fest – Love for our rivers is universal

There is no organizer, and there is no event promotion. Yet every year, during the Ontario March break, hundreds of paddlers will make their annual migration towards the steep creeks of the Smoky Mountains – even though nobody told them to.

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Farewell to Paul Dewar

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Paul Dewar, who was a dear friend and long-term supporter of Ottawa Riverkeeper.

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Keeping the Rideau Canal Clean Together!

Keeping the Rideau Canal clean can present some interesting challenges. Learn about the blue plastic bristles used to clean the ice, and why some of them end up in our waterways.

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