Ottawa River Keeper

Ottawa Riverkeeper is an independent voice for the Ottawa River, providing leadership and inspiration to protect, promote and improve its ecological health and future. Ottawa Riverkeeper works collaboratively to inspire others to take action, to encourage responsible decision making, to hold polluters accountable and to recommend alternative practices and policies to safeguard local waterways.

How We Helped

LUSH funding went towards the River Patrol program which includes the purchase of a Zodiac Mark III boat, real-time water quality monitoring equipment, camera/video camera for recording observations, outreach materials, printing of '10 things you can do for your river' guides (eco-friendly print practices), development of an online tool to report patrol findings to the public and training kits for River Patrol volunteers.