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We work to protect, conserve and restore healthy river ecosystems

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We advocate for environmentally and socially sustainable development

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Healthy rivers are essential to our survival on this planet

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Healthy Rivers - Healthy Communities

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Who We Are

ORA is a not-for-profit grassroots organization with a strong focus on healthy riverine ecosystems. Healthy Rivers - Healthy Communities!

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Help ORA get the word out & mobilize by signing our petitions & sharing them on social media. Stay informed - sign up for our E-Newsletter. Take action now!

Donate

Your financial support provides essential help that enables ORA to remain independent, and to carry out our mission to protect, conserve & restore riverine ecosystems.

Latest Blog Post

Join ORA: Adam Shoalts – #1 Best Selling Author & Wilderness Legend

ORA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SPEAKER: ADAM SHOALTS – #1 BEST SELLING AUTHOR Saturday, 22 October 2022 Free – Limited Seats AGM at 10:00 am – Keynote Speaker at 10:30 am REGISTER NOW TO SAVE YOUR SEAT! ADAM SHOALTS: A well-known explorer, adventurer, conservationist and bestselling author.  Adam will join us to share stories of his expeditions in Canada’s wilderness and talk about the importance of preserving wild rivers from remote hinterlands to our own backyards. BIO: Best known for his long solo canoe journeys, including crossing nearly 4,000 km of Canada’s Arctic alone, Adam Shoalts is the Westaway Explorer-in-Residence of the Royal […]

Rivers at Risk

Many rivers across Ontario are currently at risk due to existing and proposed developments.

We are working to protect them for our present and future generations.

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