Posts Categorized: Otonabee Conservation

Annual Fall Dam Draw Down

Otonabee Conservation will be conducting the annual fall dam draw down in the Otonabee Region watershed on or after October 15, 2019. Shoreline residents can expect changing water levels above and below structures including the Warsaw Dam. For more information please read the Media Release: Annual Fall Dam Draw Down to happen after Thanksgiving long… Read more »

Draft Floodplain Mapping – OPA – 56

Draft Floodplain Mapping – OPA 56 (pdf – 122KB) Townships of Douro-Dummer, North Kawartha and Selwyn Incorporation of Floodplain Mapping Affecting Pigeon Lake, Chemong Lake, Upper and Lower Buckhorn Lakes, Stony Lake, Clear Lake, Lovesick Lake, and Lake Katchewanooka. Official Plan Amendment No. 56 Part “A” – The Preamble does not constitute part of this… Read more »

Flood Warning

Please take note of the Flood Advisory issued by Otonabee Conservation. From Otonabee Conservation’s website: “The forecasted rainfall (over the next 5 days) combined with the current above normal flows on all local rivers and creeks may result in water exceeding the banks, causing significant pooling / ponding in low lying areas and historical flood-prone… Read more »

Conservation in Action: Township of Douro-Dummer

The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority has produced an information flyer that highlights conservation activity in the Township of Douro-Dummer, from the number of permits issued last year to the types of stewardship and education programs offered. Please see the attached flyer (pdf – 873KB) for more information, or contact: Dan Marinigh, C.A.O. Otonabee Region Conservation… Read more »

Discovery Days Passport Program

Otonabee Conservation is pleased to announce the 2018 Discovery Days series of family-friendly explorations and activities featuring our natural environment. The Discovery Days series will be held at various conservation areas including the Harold Town Conservation Area, the historic Hope Mill, Beavermead Campground and the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground. Trail events, wildlife demonstrations,… Read more »

Otonabee Conservation Tree Seedling Sale

Otonabee Conservation is once again offering the Tree Seedling Program to landowners within the Otonabee Region watershed with a wide selection of native tree and shrub species to choose from. New in 2018, is the on-line ordering system through the Otonabee Conservation website. “Trees play an important role in maintaining a healthy and resilient natural… Read more »

Public Consultation Period Open for Conservation Area Management Statements

Otonabee Conservation is currently developing a management statement for the Brookwood Wildlife Area and the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area. The purpose of a conservation area management statement is to describe the long-term ownership, management objectives and associated stewardship activities for the property. Members of the watershed community and other interested individuals are welcome to review… Read more »

Flood Warning now in Effect

Otonabee Conservation advises residents and visitors to the region that a FLOOD WARNING is now in effect for the entire watershed region. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or occurring. Total amounts of rain received in the Bancroft/Haliburton/Peterborough regions were 100 to 150 mm during the month of April. Then, in the… Read more »