Press Releases

Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes federal investment to engage communities in monitoring the watershed

Ottawa Riverkeeper warmly welcomes the federal government’s decision to fund research and community-based monitoring (CBM) to better understand the health of the Ottawa River watershed.

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Abandoned huts on the ice – a form of river pollution that must end

An abandoned trailer on the ice in the Masson-Angers area, which could have ended up in the Ottawa River had it not been for the last-minute intervention of authorities last Friday.

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PRESS RELEASE: Meredith Brown to step down as Riverkeeper

Today, we are announcing that Meredith Brown will be leaving her full-time position as the Riverkeeper at the end of this year. Still dedicated to the vision of the organization, Brown will continue to stay involved as a member of the Board of Directors. This video is a message from her to our amazing community. Read our full announcement here.

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PRESS RELEASE: Not a second to spare: environmental groups react to Ontario government’s plan for recovering endangered eels

Ottawa, Tuesday, January 9 – Ottawa Riverkeeper, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), Ontario Rivers Alliance (ORA), and Ontario Nature joined forces today in calling for […]

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Press Release: Celebrating the river lovers who make our work incredible!

Ottawa Riverkeeper hosted a Donor & Volunteer Appreciation event on Wednesday to celebrate the many wonderful contributions its supporters make throughout the year. The event also recognized the Ontario Trillium Foundation for the $30,000 Collective Impact grant it gave to the group to support its Watershed Council initiative.

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