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The Morris Island Conservation Area is located along the Ottawa River near the community of Fitzroy Harbour. This 47 hectare site consists of forested woodlands and wetlands that will appeal to nature enthusiasts of all ages. Morris Island Conservation Area is a "living classroom and laboratory", and a great place for outdoor education.
Mississippi Valley Conservation manages this site along with volunteers for day-use recreational activities such as hikin, picnicking, canoeing, fishing and natural interpretation. Morris Island Conservation Area is open to the public year round and is jointly owned by Onataio Power Generation and the City of Ottawa.