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Applications Welcome for annual McCulloch Scholarship

The Otonabee Conservation Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 “Conservation Foundation McCulloch Scholarship” from graduating high school students pursuing post-secondary education in an environmental field. The $500.00 cash award is presented to a graduating student having demonstrated leadership in conservation or environmental projects and planning to pursue post-secondary education in an environmental course […]

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Flood Warning Replaced with Watershed Conditions Safety Statement

The Flood Warning first issued April 07, 2017, for the Kawartha Lakes within the Otonabee Region watershed as well as the Otonabee River, is now cancelled. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety is now in effect for all of the watercourses and waterbodies within the Otonabee Region watershed. Inflows to the Kawartha Lakes from areas […]

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Level 2 Low Water Condition Lifted

The Otonabee Region Water Response Team has lifted the Level 2 Low Water Condition which was triggered by extreme dry conditions throughout most of 2016. Recent rainfall and improved stream flows mean the Otonabee Region watershed is no longer in a Low Water Condition. “The mild winter weather has allowed for the infiltration of rain […]

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Celebrate Earth Day – Join a Clean Up!

EVENT #1  ~19th Annual Earth Day Jackson Creek Clean Up ~ Saturday, April 22, 2017 Join us for the 19th Annual Earth Day Jackson Creek Clean Up hosted by Otonabee Conservation with support by the City of Peterborough, Swish Maintenance, Tim Hortons and community volunteers. Time:               10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Location:        Meet at main […]

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Flood Warning Update for April 12, 2017

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning remains in effect for the Kawartha Lakes and the Otonabee River. Residents are reminded to stay clear of all waterways during this time, as high flows and cold water temperatures will be dangerous. The reservoir lakes north of the Otonabee Region watershed are currently nearing their capacity as […]

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Flood Warning Update

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning remains in effect and provides the following update for April 11, 2017. Inflows to the Kawartha Lakes continue to run high, which will maintain elevated water levels in Buckhorn, Chemong and Pigeon Lakes. Lower Buckhorn Lake should continue to rise slightly, but is close to leveling off. However, […]

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Flood Warning – Update

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning issued Friday, April 7, 2017 remains in effect and offers the following update on the situation. In the coming days, flooding along the Kawartha Lakes and Otonabee River is expected to get worse. This week’s forecast rain and warm air temperatures in the Haliburton Lakes region will cause […]

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Flood Warning now in Effect

Otonabee Conservation advises that a Flood Warning is now in effect for the entire watershed region. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or is occurring. Recent rainfall combined with snowmelt in the Haliburton Lakes Region is responsible for the increased flows through the Gull, Burnt and Mississauga Rivers as well as Nogies […]

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Flood Watch now in Effect

Otonabee Conservation has issued a Flood Watch for the entire watershed region. A low-pressure weather system is currently impacting the geographical area of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority, which stretches from the Kawartha Lakes in the north to Rice Lake in the south. In the next 24 hours, before it leaves our region on Friday […]

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Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook

The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the entire Otonabee Region watershed. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook is issued to raise awareness. Based on weather forecasts for heavy rain, snowmelt or high wind, a change in conditions on local waterways is possible. Information in this […]

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