New Blog covers life in the Rideau Valley watershed


Looking for ways to green your backyard? Need inspiration from your most dedicated neighbours? Want the scoop on river-friendly development trends? The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority invites you to subscribe to its new blog, The River Reed.

From green waterfront living to cute critters to special features, we’ve got life in the Rideau Valley covered!

The blog will focus on the people, projects and policies making our watershed a healthy, liveable place for all – people and wildlife included. Subscribers will get tips for green waterfront living, learn about landowners making a difference, and access information about the best designs and approaches to make your development a welcoming and watershed-friendly place to thrive.

Our latest post, “Waterfront Living: Which Side Are You On?” features an interactive graphic showcasing the easy changes that can make your waterfront property a haven for people and wildlife.

Other recent posts cover the recent floods, high school tree planters and how you can help pollinators thrive. Follow along at, as we take you into the depths of watershed life!


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