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Flood Watch effective immediately

This message advises that a Flood Watch is now in effect for the geographical jurisdiction of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority. A Flood Watch message is issued when the potential for flooding exists. Flooding is possible in specific watercourses or municipalities; flooding is not expected along the Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River or Rice Lake at […]

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Cofferdam in Place at Millbrook Dam

The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority has completed remedial actions at the Millbrook Dam to ensure the structural integrity of the dam. A cofferdam is now in place, situated in the mill pond in front of the existing penstock intake. By isolating this area, the coffer dam will help reduce water seepage around the penstock intake. […]

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Otonabee Conservation Launches Tree Seedling Program

Otonabee Conservation has launched a new stewardship program to help landowners who want to plant trees on their property. The Tree Seedling Program is available to farm and rural landowners within the Otonabee Region watershed and offers a wide selection of native tree and shrub species. “Trees are an important part of our work in […]

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Public Consultation Period for Birdsall Wildlife Area

Otonabee Conservation is embarking upon a program to develop management statements for all of its properties. The purpose of a conservation area management statement is to describe the long-term management objectives and associated stewardship activities for the property. Otonabee Conservation is currently developing a management statement for the Birdsall Wildlife Area. The area is 242 […]

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