Coming OLA and Otty Lake Events

Events to Watch for in 2023

  • Nature Flotilla –  Sat. July 29
  • Paddle Power – Sat. Aug. 19
  • Lake Links – Saturday, October 21, 2023

Nature Flotilla
Sat. July 29, 10 a.m. to noon

Tour five sites at the south end of the lake to hear from area nature experts on topics of interest:  bass habitat project, ticks, turtles, snakes,  inaturalist, and eagles, ospreys and loons.  Check our home page for more!

Paddle Power 2023
Sat. August 19, 2023 at 10:45

This will be the 10th anniversary of this popular gathering. All paddle powered vessels and all ages are welcome. We expect drone coverage, weather permitting. Organizers are Ian McDonald and Evelyn Dore.

Kairos Blanket Exercise
Sat. June 24  – postponed until fall

An interactive session to understand the history of Canada from an Indigenous perspective. Please sign up in advance.

Lake Links 2023
Saturday, October 21, 2023

The 22nd Annual Lake Links workshop is back in person! Join us on Saturday, October 21st, 2023 from 10am-3pm EST at the Perth Civitan Club (6787 Lanark County Rd 43, Perth, ON) to for “Hooked on Habitat: Sustainable Fisheries for the Future”. Doors will open at 9:30am. Registration is $25 and includes lunch. We encourage you to register early to stay up-to-date with everything Lake Links related!  See poster.

Recordings from Lake Links 2022 are available on the Watersheds Canada website.

Other Area Events

  • Drinking Water Wise Webinar Series.  First one is online Sept. 26 at noon “Harmful Algal Blooms and Drinking Water”.  Series put on by a group of Eastern Ontario Conservation Authorities.    Register here: