Conservation Authorities are responsible for floodplain management. Identifying lands that are vulnerable to flooding is an important responsibility for Ontario’s Conservation Authorities. Accurate engineered flood plain mapping is the foundation of effective flood plain managem
Our responsibility under the provincial Conservation Authorities Act is to conserve, restore and manage our watersheds for today and tomorrow Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is the local watershed management agency for the Mississippi and Carp Rivers in Eastern Ontari
Unleashed dogs a growing concern at Conservation Areas July 25, 2016, Carleton Place— Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is reminding all pet owners to be responsible when visiting conservation areas with their dogs and ensure they are leashed at all times as per Ontario
Showy Lady’s Slipper Orchid blooms slightly ahead of schedule June 24, 2016, Carleton Place — With the hot, dry weather the Mississippi Valley watershed has been experiencing over the past several weeks, the Showy Lady’s Slipper Orchid blooms at Purdon Conservation Area are nearing t
Searching for New Chair of Source Protection Committee June 8, 2016, RIDEAU VALLEY AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WATERSHEDS – The Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee is in need of a new Chair. Under Ontario’s Clean Water Act, a Source Protection Committee representing multiple s
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