Some of the organizations in the Ottawa River Watershed working to promote sustainable communities and/or ecological integrity:
Algonquin Eco-Watch is an environmental protection organization dedicated to assess, protect and sustain the Algonquin ecosystem for the future.
Bonnechere River Watershed Project is a community-based volunteer organization that undertakes projects to enhance the environment and improve water quality in the streams, lakes and river courses of the Bonnechere River watershed.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ottawa Valley Chapter, Ottawa Valley Chapter. CPAWS' mission is to establish new parks and protected areas, and make sure nature comes first in their management. The Ottawa Valley chapter was founded in 1969.
EcoPerth, Perth, ON. Perth has set out on the road to show how a small town in central Canada can respond to the issues of climate change!
Envirocentre, Ottawa. The Envirocentre focuses on residential energy efficiency through their Home Comfort Service.
Friends of Temagami - Protecting wilderness, promoting quiet recreation in Temagami.
Northwatch, North Bay, ON
Ottawa Riverkeeper, Ottawa
Regroupement d'ecologistes de Val d'or et environs, Val d'or, Quebec
Rideau River Conservation Authority, Manotick, ON
See the Canadian Wildlife Federation's web site for information about how to create a wildlife friendly space in your back yard or garden.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) works to protect threatened natural habitats and the endangered species that call them home. NCC's efforts in the Ottawa River Valley focus on the Alfred Bog 50 km east of Ottawa, and the Burnt Lands north of Carleton Place and west of Ottawa.