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ORCA BOARD APPROVES 2016 BUDGET

The Board of Directors of Otonabee Conservation has approved an Operating and Capital Budget for 2016 which includes general levies of $1,134,450. The local contribution, as represented by the general levies, is apportioned among the eight member municipalities. In 2016, the general levy will increase by 2.7%. In terms of a per capita increase, the […]

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NORWOOD BEACH FOCUS OF STEWARDSHIP PROJECT

Enhanced pollinator habitat at the Norwood Millpond beach in the Township of Asphodel-Norwood is among the 36 stewardship projects undertaken throughout the watershed region by Otonabee Conservation and its conservation partners this year. As Meredith Carter, Manager of Environmental and Technical Services for Otonabee Conservation, explains, “More than 170 native shrubs and wildflowers were planted […]

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OTONABEE RIVER SHORELINE FOCUS OF STEWARDSHIP PROJECT

Habitat for Monarch butterflies and other pollinator species established along the Otonabee River in the Township of Selwyn is among the 36 stewardship projects undertaken in the watershed region by Otonabee Conservation and its conservation partners this year. Meredith Carter, Manager of Environmental and Technical Services for Otonabee Conservation, says that stewardship activities began in […]

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SNAKE HIBERNACULA UNIQUE AMONG STEWARDSHIP PROJECTS

Newly constructed Eastern milksnake hibernacula are unique among the 36 stewardship projects undertaken throughout the watershed region by Otonabee Conservation and its conservation partners this year. Shoreline naturalization plantings, reforestation, turtle nesting habitat creation, and Monarch butterfly waystations complete the list of stewardship activities. Meredith Carter, Manager of Environmental and Technical Services for Otonabee Conservation, […]

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HABITAT CREATION FOCUS OF WATERSHED STEWARDSHIP PROJECTS

Newly created habitat for Snapping Turtles, Monarch butterflies and Milk Snakes were among the 36 stewardship projects undertaken by Otonabee Conservation and its conservation partners this year. Pollinator habitat installations, shoreline naturalization plantings and reforestation complete the list of watershed stewardship activities for 2015. Meredith Carter, Manager of Environmental and Technical Services for Otonabee Conservation, […]

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