Preparing for Flooding at the Cottage

One of Otonabee Conservation’s most important responsibilities is protecting people and property from flooding. Flooding at the cottage can ruin your

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The Common Loon

The Common Loon, also called the great northern diver, is a national symbol of Canadian wildlife and is one of

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The Campfire

A crackling camp fire, friends, the moonlight – and a weekend riding horses every day. That was what we did

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The Importance of Leaving Natural Habitat Features

Leaving natural habitat features is a sure-fire way to improve the health of your shoreline and lake as well as

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Welcome to Cottage Country’s  Fall Daytripping Feature

Fall is here, and with the cooler weather now is a perfect time to throw on a sweater, gas up

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Experience the Magic of Hike Haliburton

There are many benefits to connecting with nature, science suggests simply being surrounded by nature calms our nervous systems, causing

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October at Abbey Gardens

At Abbey Gardens, October is one of our favourite times of the year.   Not only is October our busiest

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Homemade Bubble Solution

Every spring we buy a brand-new bottle of bubbles for each child in our home, and on that very same

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Archerfish ~ Riverview Park & Zoo’s Animal Spotlight

Riverview Park and Zoo is home to a diverse group of animals including our archerfish. These aquatic animals, who have

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Top 5 Ways to Manage Drought Conditions at the Cottage

Don’t let drought put a damper on your time at the cottage this summer.  We depend on water, and we

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