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Why do we track changes in land use?

As water flows across the land of our watershed, and through the streams and tributaries of the river, it acts differently depending on how humans use the land. Creating detailed maps of how land use in our region changes over time can be an invaluable tool in understanding the health of our watershed.

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A ladder at Carillon could help save the American eel

Constructing an eel ladder on the Carillon dam could provide our endangered and fragmented American eel population with the fighting chance it deserves.

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Time to kick our road salt habit

Road salt is ubiquitous on winter roads throughout our watershed, but it has numerous negative impacts on our waterways. What can you do to reduce this unique form of pollution in our river?

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10 Ways to Protect the Environment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the spirit of coming together, the environmental organizations of Ottawa Riverkeeper, CREDDO, Ecology Ottawa, and EnviroCentre have put their heads together to provide the communities of the National Capital Region and beyond with 10 ways to protect the environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Take the #TapWaterChallenge!

Post your #TapWaterChallenge and tag us to have a chance to win some amazing prizes we have purchased from some of our favourite local businesses and river friends!

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