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Flood Warning Cancelled

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning issued on January 19, 2016, is cancelled, effective immediately. FLOOD RISK The high water experienced along the Otonabee River due to frazil ice generation leading to ice jamming has now subsided. That is, at the time of writing this message, the water level on the Otonabee River below Trent-Severn […]

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Flood Warning UPDATE – January 22, 2016

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning issued on January 19, 2016, continues through the upcoming weekend. FLOOD RISK The high water levels this past week along the Otonabee River below Lock #19 due to an ice jam are anticipated to persist because of continued cold air temperatures and high flows. While water levels have dropped […]

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Environmental Excellence Award Recipients

Otonabee Conservation was pleased to present the Environmental Excellence Awards last evening at its 57th Annual General Meeting held at the Baxter Creek Golf Club. The Environmental Excellence Stewardship Award was presented to the Peterborough Cycling Club. The Harold Town Conservation Area hosts a network of mountain biking trails. From the beginner and youth to […]

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4th Annual Farm Stewardship Workshop – Register Today!

The Kawartha Farm Stewardship Collaborative (KFSC) invites farmers to attend the 4th Annual Kawartha Farm Stewardship Workshop on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Westdale United Church (1509 Sherbrooke Street) in Peterborough. The full-day workshop will feature presentations and exhibits on: Climate Change – a hot topic on the Farm, with Don McCabe, President of the […]

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Flood Warning – Otonabee River

SUBJECT:  FLOOD WARNING ISSUED TO: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, and the City of Peterborough, as well as Otonabee Conservation’s other partners in emergency flood management. This message advises that the Flood Watch issued on January 13, 2016 is now upgraded to a Flood Warning for the Otonabee River, and in particular, low […]

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FELTMATE ON THE PRACTICAL WAYS TO DE-RISK COMMUNITIES AND ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE

The 57th Annual General Meeting of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) will feature a keynote address by Dr. Blair Feltmate on practical and cost-effective ways to de-risk communities and adapt to climate change and extreme weather events. Dr. Feltmate is the Head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (ICCA) at the Faculty of […]

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FLOOD WATCH in Effect for Otonabee River

The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) advises that a FLOOD WATCH is currently in effect for the Otonabee River, and in particular, low lying areas below Lock 19. FLOOD RISK Over the past two days, the Otonabee River watershed has experienced below normal temperatures with wind chills approaching -30 degrees centigrade. As a result of […]

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