Will MVCA remove garbage, fallen trees, dead animals or other debris from my waterfront? It is up to the property owner to arrange removal of the debris if desired. Please note that some objects, particularly woody debris that has been in the water for a long time may have become fish
MVC collects water samples from the rivers located within the Mississippi watershed on behalf of the Ministry of the Environment (MOE). The testing and compiling of data from these samples is conducted by MOE. Contact: Ministry of Environment Coordinator, Stream Monitoring Networks En
Are the fish I caught safe to eat? For guidelines regarding safe fish consumption, contact: Ministry of Environment Sport Fish Contaminants Monitoring Program Phone: (613) 327-6816 or 1-800-820-2716 E-mail: email@example.com Web-site:Guide to Eating Ontario Sport Fish
To report pollution or suspected fish kills contact the Ontario Ministry of the Environment: Kingston Regional Office Phone: (613) 267-0974 or 1-800-267-0974 Belleville Area Office Phone: (613) 962-9208 or 1-800-860-2763 Ottawa District Office Phone: (613) 521-3450 or 1-800-860-2195
I am having a problem with nuisance wildlife (deer, bear, raccoons, etc.). Where can I go for information and assistance? Guidelines for dealing with nuisance wildlife exist under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act administered by (click link for contact information) Ontario Minis
The beavers on my property are cutting down my trees. How can I address this problem? All inquiries related to the management of beaver should be directed to (click link for contact information) Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources or Wildlife Management-Beaver
Some of my waterfront property is not usable. Can MVCA get my taxes lowered? Your best option is to obtain the services of a qualified property tax consultant who may be able to assist with making a case to have your taxes reduced.
I have seen people cutting down trees along their shoreline. Are there laws against this? Shoreline vegetation is very important however MVC鈥檚 regulations do not specifically govern tree clearing. Some municipalities now have by-laws regarding the maintenance of shoreline vegetation.
I am concerned about a dock that is too long and is a hazard. What can be done? Regulating navigation hazards, including design specifications for docks and swimming platforms is the responsibility of Transport Canada. Generally anything over 32 feet long is refered by MVC to Transpor