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. Written by Youth Water Leader Owen Wilson.

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Five easy ways to protect your local waterways!

Generated by members of the Youth Water Leader Program, these five tips are easy ways to protect your local waterways! Originally a series on our social media, we have assembled them here with added information.

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Digging into the past on the Ottawa River

Written by Youth Water Leader Rachel Balderson, this blog and accompanying interview explore the work of NCC archaeologist Ian Badgley along the shores of the Ottawa River.

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Second Wave of Youth Water Leaders: Rafting Adventure

The first weekend in October we welcomed a new cohort of Youth Water Leaders to the program. Their initiation took the form of an amazing multi-day camping trip, including rafting, swimming, exploration, and lasagna! This blog was written by some of the Youth Water Leaders on that trip.

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