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Kitzell Wetland – Walking Trails

Kitzell Wetland - Walking Trails

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 9 – Recreation, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: City of Ottawa – Conservation Areas, Forests and Parks

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The provincially significant Kizell wetland, which includes the area known as the beaver pond, has been integrated into the community of Kanata Lakes. Pathways have been developed on both sides of the wetland.

•Distance: 3 km of trails
•Location: Kanata North

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Fish Habitats Programs

Fish Habitats Programs

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital)

Organization: Watersheds Canada

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Many waterbodies are lacking natural woody structures due to cottage owners, and marina and resort operators that prefer to “clean up” their waterfront properties by removing natural fallen trees, branches, stumps, and other habitat features.

Watersheds Canada, in partnership with many different groups, has been working to develop habitat enhancement programs that can be delivered across the country. Stay tuned for some upcoming habitat projects and recourse you can use on your lake!

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Depave Paradise – From Parking Lot to Green Space

Depave Paradise - From Parking Lot to Green Space

(Theme 4 – Habitat)

Organization: Ecology Ottawa

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Bringing community members together to remove asphalt and concrete is an empowering activity that renews, beautifies, and makes better use of neglected urban spaces. The hands-on depaving process captures the hearts and energies of diverse people with a shared goal of creating vibrant, beautiful, and healthy communities.

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The Natural Edge – Protect your Lake by Restoring a Natural Shoreline

The Natural Edge - Protect your Lake by Restoring a Natural Shoreline

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital)

Organization: Watersheds Canada

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Does Your Waterfront Property have a Natural Edge?
We want to help you improve your lake’s water quality by reducing run-off and attracting wildlife like butterflies and frogs.

Shorelines are also among the most important places on earth for wildlife. Throughout their lifetimes, over 90% of wildlife species use these land-water interfaces for food, shelter, breeding, and rearing areas.

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Rideau Roundtable – Voyageur Canoe Tours

Rideau Roundtable - Voyageur Canoe Tours

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital, Theme10 – Sense of Place)

Organization: Rideau Roundtable/Paddle Canada/Parks Canada

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

The mission of the Rideau Roundtable is to promote and encourage the wise management of the Rideau waterway and Corridor to ensure that its unique natural, historic and recreational values are sustained and enjoyed as a legacy for future generations. The focus of our programs and activities include heritage tourism, public awareness, cultural and natural landscape conservation, and stewardship, new options for Waterway governance, outdoor education, recreation and adventure.

Voyageur Canoe Tours
For the past number of years, the Rideau Roundtable has partnered with Paddle Canada and Parks Canada to host interpretive tours along the Rideau Waterway. What makes these tours unique is that they take place in 34-foot replica voyageur canoes with interpreters in voyageur costume!

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