Naturalizing Shorelines in Arnprior

Ottawa Riverkeeper has organized shoreline naturalization projects to assist local communities in protecting their waterways. In the Spring of 2018, Ottawa Riverkeeper, Watersheds Canada, and 25 volunteers, including a number of highschool students, revegetated a site vulnerable to erosion at Arnprior, along the Ottawa River.

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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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The Many Faces of Our Watershed

In May 2018, Larissa (our Riverwatch Coordinator) and MJ (our Watershed Council Director) spent a couple of days driving from Ottawa to Temiskaming Shores, with stops in Cobden, Mattawa, Deep River, Deux Rivières, et Ville-Marie.

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Discussing the Future of the Ottawa River with ECCC Minister Catherine McKenna

We spoke with Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna about the future of the Ottawa River and how a wide range of stakeholders must work together to ensure we can all continue to swim, drink, and fish in the river for generations to come.

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Peace Bus Youth Dive into Ottawa River Experience

Ottawa Riverkeeper brought together a group of youth delegates from the CISV Peace Bus to give them hands-on experience with water stewardship.

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