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Cataraqui Conservation Chair Alan Revill Named to Board of Conservation Ontario

At its recent virtual annual general meeting, Conservation Ontario announced the leadership team of the organization who will comprise the Board of Directors for the current term. Amongst the six appointees was Alan Revill, Chair of Cataraqui Conservation.
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Floodplain Mapping Update Open House for Buells & Butlers Creeks

April 23, 2021 - Cataraqui Conservation will be hosting an online public information session for residents to learn more about new floodplain hazard mapping for the Buells and Butler Creek systems within the City of Brockville.
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Dry Conditions Across Cataraqui Region Watershed

Although nobody can predict the weather, and despite some recent rain and snow, 2021 is shaping up to be an abnormally dry year across the Cataraqui Region watershed if the current weather trends continue.
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Cataraqui Conservation Adapts Programs and Services During Stay-at-Home Order

The stay at home order does impact Cataraqui Conservation to a certain degree, while allowing us to continue our core services, and retain the ability to keep our conservation lands open, with certain conditions and stipulations in place.
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Gates on Cataraqui Trail to Close March 31, 2021

Cataraqui Conservation will be closing and locking the gates on the Cataraqui Trail on Wednesday March 31, 2021.
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Cataraqui Conservation to Offer Modified Maple Activities in March

We may not be able to run the normal Maple Madness festivities however we want to continue our nearly four-decade long celebration of the history, heritage, and cultural significance of maple syrup season by offering maple themed activities at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area.
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Deteriorated Marshlands Boardwalk Closed for Foreseeable Future

Cataraqui Conservation is immediately closing the southernmost portion of the Marshlands Conservation Area trail for public use, from Greenview Drive to the end of the boardwalk for the foreseeable future.
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Cataraqui Conservation Offers Free Remote Forest Therapy Walks for Frontline Workers & First Responders

There is little doubt that the current COVID-19 pandemic has created a significant amount of stress, uncertainty, trepidation, and anxiety throughout our communities...
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Proposed Changes to Conservation Authorities Act Post Risk to Environment & Public Safety

On November 5, 2020, the provincial government announced changes to the Conservation Authorities Act (CA Act) and the Planning Act via Bill 229: Protect, Support and Recover From COVID 19 (Budget Measures Act). The proposed changes significantly impact the role and ability of conservation authorities...
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Hay Bay Boat Launch Closed Sept. 24 & 25 for Tree Removal

Cataraqui Conservation will be closing off public access to the boat ramp on Hay Bay in the Town of Greater Napanee on Thursday, Sept. 24, and Friday, Sept. 25, to allow contractors to remove trees that were toppled over during the severe storms in late August.
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Cataraqui Conservation Seeks Input on Planning & Permitting Policies Update

As part of its current review and update of Planning and Permitting policies, Cataraqui Conservation is asking for input from the general public, as well as representatives of stakeholder organizations. This comprehensive review will include updating our Environmental Planning Policies, Guideline for Implementing Ontario Regulation 146/06, as well as the Service Delivery Procedures.

Fall Water Level Adjustments on Inland Lakes

Fall Water Level Adjustments on Inland Lakes

Cataraqui Conservation along, with regional water managers, have begun seasonal water level adjustments on managed lakes within the Cataraqui Watershed.