Our community programs help us connect with our neighbours and build a deeper local appreciation for the vital scientific, social and economic importance of our river ecosystems.

Location:
Schnitzel’s European Flavours

Admission:
Free!

For more information contact:

Karen Cooper
Outreach Officer/ RAP Coordinator
613-936-6620 ext 229

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Please arrive 10 minutes early to grab your refreshments and find your seat. We look forward to seeing you!

Check back in early 2019 for upcoming family workshops!

Location:
OPG St. Lawrence Power Development Centre

Admission:
Free!

For more information contact:
Cristina Charette
Education Coordinator
613-936-6620 ext 232

Discover science and nature with OPG from June to September. This community partnership with the River Institute delivers fun and informative sessions on a range of topics that appeal to all ages, every third Saturday of the month EXCEPT for the workshop in July that will be held during a week night.

Location:
OPG St. Lawrence Power Development Centre

Admission:
Free!

For more information contact:
Cristina Charette
Education Coordinator
613-936-6620 ext 232

Discover science and nature with OPG during March Break. River Institute scientists and educators will present five half-day workshops from 10 am to 12:30 pm.

2019 schedule coming soon!

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For more information contact:
Karen Douglass Cooper
Communications Officer
613-936-6620 ext 229

The Upper St. Lawrence River Protection Network brings together community groups, first nations, conservation authorities, municipal governments and other interested parties who are committed to protecting the upper St. Lawrence River. With more than twenty member organizations, the network’s goals are to share information and initiate joint projects that promote the sustainability and improvement of the health of the upper St. Lawrence River.

Congratulations to the 2018 River Award recipient- Joe Belmonte!

For more information contact:
Pam Maloney
Development Officer
613-936-6620 ext 240

The River Award is presented each year by the River Institute Board of Directors. The award recognizes an individual, organization or company that shows leadership in environmental awareness, conservation and respect for the St. Lawrence River and its watersheds. If you know of an individual or business that meets this criteria, please submit a nomination.

River Award recipients

2018 – Joe Belmonte

2017– Upper St. Lawrence Protection Network

2016 – Dave Merpaw

2015 – Kate Schwartz

2014 – Susan and John Towndrow

2013 – Dr. David Lean and Dr. Peter Hodson

2012 – Lydia Johnson

2011 – Walter Oeggerli

2010 ­– Henry Lickers

2009 – Elaine Kennedy