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Celebrating National Tree Day 2012

Canada’s second annual National Tree Day will be celebrated in communities across the country on Wednesday, September 26, 2012. Otonabee Conservation, in partnership with the Earth Day Committee of Peterborough and the Otonabee Conservation Foundation, will mark this national event by planting a Prairiefire Crabapple tree at Edmison Heights Elementary School in Peterborough. “National Tree […]

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Great Canadian Shoreline CleanUp

In support of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, (Sept. 15 – 23rd, 2012), ORCA staff  helped clean up a neighborhood creek. Bear’s Creek was the focus; the creek flows along the east side of Hilliard Street, just a stone’s throw from the ORCA office. On September 20th, ORCA staff – including Erin, Bruce, Terri, Tina and […]

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10% Water Conservation Urged

Peterborough and Surrounding Areas: Water users are still being urged to reduce their consumption by 10 per cent because of the unusually dry August. Below normal precipitation receipts has prompted the local Water Response Team to maintain the Level 1 Low Water Condition declared last month. Gordon Earle, Water Resource Technologist for Otonabee Conservation, determined […]

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“Warsaw Caves: the Sense of Place” Exhibit

Join artist Andrew Rothfischer and the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority in a celebration of the beauty of the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area. “Warsaw Caves: the Sense of Place” exhibit will be featured at Parkhill on Hunter during the month of September. A special reception will be held to celebrate this exhibit of Art and the Environment […]

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Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety

ISSUED: 9:30p.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2012. SUBJECT: Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety   ISSUED TO: Municipalities of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield (SEL), Douro-Dummer (DD), Asphodel-Norwood (AN), Otonabee-South Monaghan (OSM), CavanMonaghan (CM), City of Kawartha Lakes (CKL), and the City of Peterborough (CP), as well as the ORCA’s other partners in emergency flood management. A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – […]

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