Friends of the Gatineau River / Ami(e)s de la rivière Gatineau
The Friends of the Gatineau River (FOG) is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization working with community partners to conserve, protect and improve the environmental quality of the Gatineau River watershed for the benefit of current and future generations.
FOG conducts water quality tests of the Gatineau River as a public service with support from the municipalities of La Pêche, Cantley and Chelsea and clubs and associations that use the river for recreational purposes.
Our mission: Inspire the community to work together to protect and improve the Gatineau River for future generations by monitoring, advocating, educating and celebrating.
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Gatineau River Network Meeting
May 15th, 2019 (7:00pm – 9:30pm)
Friends of the Gatineau, (FOG) invites all interested and passionate river people to participate in its Gatineau River Network Meeting to be held on Wednesday, May 15th at the Farm Point Community Center, 331 de la Rivière, Chelsea, from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
Our objective is to bring river stakeholders together to look at important river-health issues and to work towards a common vision for the Gatineau River into the future.
This year’s meeting will feature a panel entitled Working Together to Protect the Gatineau River including:
– Caryl Green, Mayor of Chelsea
– Guillaume Lamoureux , Mayor of La Pêche (or designate)
– Madeleine Brunette, Mayor of Cantley (or designate)
-Meredith Brown, former Ottawa Riverkeeper for the past 15 years
-Pascal Samson, Biologist from Agence Bassin-Versant 7
Visit our Events page to learn more about this and other upcoming events.
FOG Strategic Plan 2019-2024
Our new strategic plan 2019-2024 was adopted in January 2019.