Laura Reinsborough

Riverkeeper & CEO, Ottawa Riverkeeper

Laura is the Riverkeeper & CEO with Ottawa Riverkeeper, a charity dedicated to protecting the ecological health of the Ottawa River and its many tributaries. She holds a Magisteriate in Environmental Studies from York University specialized in environmental education and community arts.

Laura is the founder of Not Far From The Tree, an award-winning charitable initiative in Toronto. She hails from Sackville, New Brunswick.

Whether in gardens, fruit trees, galleries, or along river banks, Laura’s focus throughout her career has been to connect people and communities with a strong sense of place.

Speaker Sessions

Advance: Ensuring Water Security

  • Ensuring Water Security
Session Date
Thursday, Feb 15 2024 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ben Clark Director, Green & Circular Economy, Delphi
Fin Donnelly Parliamentary Secretary for Watershed Restoration, Government of British Columbia
Coree Tull Director of Government Relations and Engagement, BC Water Legacy
Co-Chair, BC Watershed Security Coalition
Soula Chronopoulos President, AquaAction
Laura Reinsborough Riverkeeper & CEO, Ottawa Riverkeeper
Carolyn DuBois Executive Director, Water Program, The Gordon Foundation
Deana Machin Senior Indigenous Advisor, Indigenous Watersheds Initiative
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