World Water Monitoring Day 2020

Today we celebrate World Water Monitoring Day! Did you know that Ottawa Riverkeeper does its own in house water quality testing?

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Invasive or not? Responding to potential invaders requires proper identification.

In July, Riverwatcher Jennifer Haughton submitted a report of some water lily like plants that had recently taken over a large section of Webb’s Bay, an embayment of the Ottawa River in Bristol, QC.

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New data on attitudes of watershed residents demonstrate the value of the river

One thing is clear: the Ottawa River is extremely important to the community! In fact, 92% of people believe that the river makes living in this region much better, according to a new survey.

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Exploring the Watershed at Shirleys Bay

Ottawa Riverkeeper staff member Mark Bernards took some amazing photos while exploring Shirleys Bay!

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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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