Youth

Thoughts from a Youth Water Leader on the unique paths to water protection

Following a recent career fair, where youth heard from a diverse group about how they came to become water protectors, one Youth Water Leader was inspired to write about her takeaways and the various ways that life can lead you to work for our waterways.

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Meet the third cohort of Youth Water Leaders

We’re so excited about our new cohort of Youth Water Leaders that we want you to get to know each and every one of these amazing individuals.

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Journaling for Nature in the Ottawa River Watershed

Nature journaling is the process of writing, drawing, or using numbers and maps to record information about our observations in nature. Youth Water Leader Rachel Balderson describes an online workshop she ran with local artist Emily Rose Michaud to teach the process of nature journaling to a group of young adults from around Ottawa.

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Youth Nature Journaling

Ottawa Riverkeeper’s Youth Water Leaders Program is hosting a 6-week workshop series on Nature Journaling.

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Winter Wildlife in the Ottawa River Watershed

Even in the winter, some wildlife in the Ottawa River watershed remain active and, if you’re lucky, you might even be able to catch sight of them.

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