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Discover the endangered American Eels of the Ottawa River

The America Eel used to thrive in the Ottawa River however many changes have reduced this eel population. Learn about this majestic creature and what is being done to help protect it including Hydro Ottawa's efforts to improve eel passage at their dams. While you're here, take a tour of ...
Ottawa, ON, Canada

Citizen Activators

Ottawa Riverkeeper / Sentinelle de la rivière des Outaouais

ABOUT THE URBAN INTERVENTION

From 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. on June 3rd, 2017

The America Eel used to thrive in the Ottawa River however many changes have reduced this eel population.

Learn about this majestic creature and what is being done to help protect it including Hydro Ottawa's efforts to improve eel passage at their dams. While you're here, take a tour of the Generating Station no. 2 which is only opened over the weekend for Doors Open Ottawa.

This is a joint initiative of Ottawa Riverkeeper, Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) and Hydro Ottawa.
Location: Hydro Ottawa Generating Station

These materials will be part of my intervention:

Plinko board game, drawing, eel models, eel masks & stickers for kids of all ages!

It would be great if participants can bring with them:

Bring yourself, your family & friends!

Type intervention
Keywords education, ottawa river, biodiversity, american eels, endangered specie