Riverwatch

Invasive or not? Responding to potential invaders requires proper identification.

In July, Riverwatcher Jennifer Haughton submitted a report of some water lily like plants that had recently taken over a large section of Webb’s Bay, an embayment of the Ottawa River in Bristol, QC.

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Have you spotted ice on the river?

Have you noticed whether there is ice forming on your local waterways?

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$335,400 in OTF Funding helps Ottawa Riverkeeper Establish Shoreline Stewardship and Citizen-Science Learning Hub

Ottawa Riverkeeper held its Annual Riverwatch Meeting and celebrated the awarding of a $262,900 Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Grow grant in March 2017, along with a $72,500 OTF Seed grant awarded to the group in June 2018.

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A Look at Drinking Water Challenges in Portage-du-Fort

Portage-du-Fort has had an interesting history with drinking water, especially since the installation of a brand new treatment plant for the population of only 250 people.

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A Citizen Science Hub in the Making

Learn more about our Citizen Science Hub in the making! We are excited that we are planning on purchasing equipment and materials to test recreational water quality. It will allow us to do more testing across our watershed.

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