News

Here you'll find official news releases from CPAWS Ottawa Valley.

Nov 14 14
Road Ecology Conference in Ottawa!

Less than two weeks remain until the first Road Ecology Conference in Ottawa. It will take place at the Canadian Museum of Nature on November 27 and 28. Canadian Park and Wilderness Society works in partnership with Ontario Road Ecology Group and...


Sep 08 14
Identifying road-kill hotspots for turtles along highway 17

By David Seburn

Road mortality is a major reason many species of turtles are declining.  In eastern Ontario, two species at risk turtles face significant threat from road mortality:

• Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii), threatened...


Aug 25 14
Invasive Plant Species Project

In May CPAWS Invasive Plant Researcher Christina Sullivan and Conservation Biologist Elena Kreuzberg started on the Invasive Plant Species project in the Ottawa Valley. Since then they have been on several surveys around the area and have...


Jul 03 14
Caribou and You! Volunteers Needed!

CPAWS Ottawa Valley wants your help!


What? 
Volunteers to help petition the Caribou and You pledge. This can include canvassing people downtown, asking your family or friends to sign or just getting the message across.
Who is eligible?...


Jul 02 14
Take Action against Turtle Mortality!

Ottawa Field Naturalists Club (OFNC) and CPAWS Ottawa Valley call on the City of Ottawa to take action to reduce turtle mortality along Roger Stevens Drive in Ottawa

Read our report and recommendations here -

Final Report for Blandings roadkill 

Letter to the Mayor of Ottawa

 


Jul 02 14
Take Action against Turtle Mortality!

Ottawa Field Naturalists Club (OFNC) and CPAWS Ottawa Valley call on the City of Ottawa to take action to reduce turtle mortality along Roger Stevens Drive in Ottawa

Read our report and recommendations here -

Final Report for Blandings roadkill 

Letter to the Mayor of Ottawa

 


Jul 02 14
Take Action against Turtle Mortality!

Ottawa Field Naturalists Club (OFNC) and CPAWS Ottawa Valley call on the City of Ottawa to take action to reduce turtle mortality along Roger Stevens Drive in Ottawa

Read our report and recommendations here -

Final Report for Blandings roadkill 

Letter to the Mayor of Ottawa

 


Apr 15 14
Join us at the Mayfair Theatre!

CPAWS Ottawa-Valley Presents:

On The Line

An eco-adventure documentary like no other. Follow Frank
Wolf and Todd McGowan on a 2,400 km journey by foot, bike,
raft and kayak as they seek to uncover the truth about a proposed
5.5 billion...


Apr 08 14
Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting

You are hereby cordially invited to attend the 45th Annual General Meeting of the Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS-OV).
Date: Wednesday, April 23 2014

Time:...


Apr 03 14
Gatineau Park committee members share their photos. Check them out!

Besides working to protect Gatineau Park, our Gatineau Park Committee members spend a lot of time in the Park. It is a privilege to have such a beautiful natural area right on the doorstep of a major urban center.

Members of our committee...


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