Mill Machinery Day

The historic Hope Mill will open on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 for Mill Machinery Day. Logs retrieved from the mill pond will be sawn into lumber and the Hope Mill Volunteers will operate lumber finishing machinery for demonstration. Everyone is welcome to attend between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.. Be sure to ask […]

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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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Enjoy a Healthy Hike at Young’s Point/Leidra Conservation Area

Otonabee Conservation and the Otonabee Conservation Foundation are pleased to host a guided hike along trails at the Young’s Point/Leidra Lands Conservation Area as part of the 2016 Healthy Hikes Program. Mark your calendar and plan to join us on Sunday afternoon, October 16, 2016 for a 90-minute hike with Professional Forester, Richard Raper. Discover […]

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Celebrating National Tree Day at King George Public School

Canada’s Sixth Annual National Tree Day will be celebrated in communities across the country today, Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Otonabee Conservation, in partnership with the City of Peterborough and the Otonabee Conservation Foundation (OCF), will mark this national event by planting a tree at King George Public Elementary School in Peterborough. “National Tree Day serves […]

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Healthy Hike at Warsaw Caves Conservation Area

Otonabee Conservation and the Otonabee Conservation Foundation are pleased to host a series of guided hikes at different conservation areas this year as part of the 2016 Healthy Hikes program. The Healthy Hikes program continues Sunday, August 21st with a 4 km hike at the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area. Richard Raper, Professional Forester, will lead the […]

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Hope Mill features Machinery Day ~ Sunday!

The historic Hope Mill will open on Sunday, June 19th, 2016 for a special demonstration of the various machines in the sawmill and the illustrative engineering drawings. Everyone is welcome to attend between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.. A visit to the Hope Mill is a truly unique experience. The energy of […]

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Step into Nature with Healthy Hikes Series

Otonabee Conservation and the Otonabee Conservation Foundation are pleased to host the second in a series of guided hikes at four different conservation areas this year as part of the 2016 Healthy Hikes program. The Healthy Hikes program continues this Sunday [July 17th]  with a 3 km hike at the Selwyn Beach Conservation Area. Brad […]

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Earth Day Jackson Creek Clean Up

Join us for the 18th Annual Earth Day Jackson Creek Clean Up hosted by the Otonabee Conservation Foundation and Otonabee Conservation with support by the City of Peterborough, Swish Maintenance, Tim Hortons and community volunteers. Date:              Saturday April 23, 2016 Time:             10:00am to 12:00 noon Location:      Meet at main entrance to Jackson Park, Peterborough (Monaghan […]

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Office Closure – October 12, 2015

The offices of Otonabee Conservation will be closed in honour of the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, October 12, 2015.  The office will re-open on Tuesday October 13, 2015 at 8:30am.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Looking for something to do this holiday weekend?  Visit the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground before it closes for […]

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Step into Nature ~~ Enjoy a Hike along the Trails at Young’s Point

Otonabee Conservation and the Otonabee Conservation Foundation are pleased to host a guided hike along trails at the Young’s Point/Leidra Lands Conservation Area as part of the 2015 Healthy Hikes Challenge. Mark your calendar and plan to join us on Sunday afternoon, October 4, 2015 for a 90-minute hike with Professional Forester, Richard Raper. Discover […]

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