Here you'll find official news releases from CPAWS ov. Clicking on a link will you take to the chapter's website.
February 2017 Newsletter
There is lots going on at CPAWS Ottawa Valley, learn more about our education programs aimed at connecting youth to nature, two young adventurers planning to paddle across Canada to raise awareness of wilderness conservation and our upcoming events, which include a fascinating introduction to Mudpuppies, a snowshoe evening under the starts and our new Cafe scientifique!
Join us for our next hike!
Join us for our winter hikes, we will be exploring Gatineau Park, the National Capital Greenbelt and the Carp Ridge. We may even throw in a night hike later in February - stay tuned!
Fall Gala 2016 - get your tickets today!
Join us for a special evening of art, film and music in support of wilderness conservation!
Meet our new intern!
Leah Viau joined our team in May of 2016 as our Road Ecology Technician. She is responsible for coordinating and training our large team of volunteers who are actively collecting data along the region’s road network with a view to help identify “hotspots” – areas of high animal mortality where mitigation measures should be applied. Leah hails from the Ottawa Valley and recently graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She is passionate about the conservation of wildlife and the different ecosystems. She has been learning alongside of Conservation Biologist Elena Kreuzberg, who has been sharing her knowledge to help teach Leah.
Eastern Wolf Recovery in North America
Last week members of CPAWS-OV team had a chance to participate in the Eastern Wolf Education Summit that was hosted by the Wolf Conservation Center at Mount Kisco, NY. This two day conference covered many aspects relevant to genetics, biology and ecology of the Eastern Wolf and other Canids in eastern North America
RBC Volunteering at Mud Lake
Last Thursday, RBC‘s Ottawa team joined CPAWS-OV to help build new flower beds for nesting turtles that inhabit the wetland and Ottawa River around Mud lake.
World Fish Migration Day Talk and Trivia Night
As part of the World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) global initiative, a group of young and dynamic fisheries researchers from Carleton University are hosting a pub talk and trivia!
Volunteer Opportunities for Road Ecology Program
It is that time of year again where CPAWS-OV is in need of volunteers. We are currently looking for volunteers to help us with planting flower beds at Mud Lake to provide the turtles with nesting locations.
Internship Position Available
CPAWS Ottawa Valley chapter has an open paid internship opportunity.
Press Release - CPAWS Ottawa-Valley’s “Make it a Real Park” Campaign Launch
CPAWS Ottawa-Valley’s “Make it a Real Park” Campaign Launch
Make it a Real Park, an initiative to establish legislative protection for Gatineau Park
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