Watershed Health

Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes investment from the RBC Foundation to engage communities in monitoring the health of the Ottawa River watershed

We joined forces with a new supporter of our Watershed Health Assessment and Monitoring initiative: RBC Foundation! RBC’s investment, totaling $350,000 over 3 years, will help fill key data gaps and mobilize a broad network of communities and citizen scientists to monitor and protect swimmable, drinkable and fishable waters.

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What makes a Riverkeeper?

This is part two of our series leading up to the announcement of our new Riverkeeper. In it we explore the role of the Riverkeeper position in the watershed, and what makes it special.

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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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Triclosan Update – January 21st 2019

Government’s Low Reduction Targets for the Widely Used Antimicrobial Substance Triclosan Continue to Disappoint Environmentalists: Lacks protection for Canadian Lakes, Rivers, and Human Health

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Gathering of the Watershed Network – November 30th 2018

Read our recap of the Gathering of the Ottawa River Watershed Network on Nov 30.

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