Be a City Stream Watch Volunteer No experience required! May 27, Carleton Place, ON— Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is looking for volunteers to be a part of its successful City Stream Watch program. This year, MVCA is planning a stream assessment on a number
Canoe the Carp Set for May 1 April 5, Carleton Place—The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA), the Friends of the Carp River and Trailhead Paddle Shack, are teaming up to host the second “Canoe the Carp River.” The event will be held on Sunday, May 1 between 10AM and 3PM.
In 2015, NBA Canada renovated the basketball court at Augusta Street Park in Almonte; the hometown of Dr. Jim Naismith, the inventor of basketball. The video made its world premiere on February 24, 2016 at a Toronto Raptors game and on TSN. The Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, as we
On Tuesday, February 2, MVCA was pleased to welcome United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities Carla Qualtrough. The Mill of Kintail is home to the James Naismith Museum. Dr. James Naismith was born and raised in Ramsay Townshi
Spirit of Christmas Comes Alive at the Mill of Kintail December 7, 2015, Almonte— The Mill of Kintail Conservation Area will be merry and bright on Saturday, December 12, 2015, with the return of the highly anticipated Kintail Country Christmas. With new, extended hours from 10am-4pm,
A review of the Conservation Authorities Act is currently being conducted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF). The deadline to submit comments through the EBR is October 19, 2015. Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is pleased to participate in the di
What causes an Algae Bloom? Algae are naturally occurring aquatic organisms, similar to plants, which contain chlorophyll and produce their own food. These help form the base of the food chain. An algae bloom is caused when the right growing conditions combine to allow a population of