Ice Safety

The Ottawa River is beautiful this time of year and while February is often a safe time to get out on the ice for fishing and snowmobiling, the ice in many areas is thinner than usual.

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People Protecting Water

Learn all about our Riverwatcher Sheila Jones and what’s going on with Brewery Creek.

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Signs of Spring

Did you know most gull species are migratory? Our riverwatcher Howard Powels observed the return of the ring-billed gulls in his area – a sign of spring!

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Riverwatch Meeting 2014

Ottawa Riverkeeper held its annual Riverwatch Meeting on Monday, July 7th at the Galilee Center in Arnprior, Ontario.  Over 30 riverwatchers from across the watershed […]

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Interview with Riverwatch Coordinator Meaghan Murphy

Smart and enthusiastic, Meaghan’s passion for the Ottawa River makes this a dream job for her. She is great at motivating citizens who are concerned about the river’s health and future and want to do something about it.

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