Your kids can enjoy outdoor learning at the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area Are your campers between the ages of 6-11? Do they love nature? Can they get their hands dirty? The Mill of Kintail is a 154 acre site, situated along the Indian River. Its fields and forests showcase bot
Generous donation funds construction of new picnic shelter One person’s generosity and love of history and nature will live on at the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area in the form of a gathering place for friends, families, students and newly-weds alike. The recently completed
Questions about invasive species? We have answers What is an Invasive Species? According to the Ontario invading Species Awareness Program, invasive alien species are defined as “those harmful alien species whose introduction or spread threatens the environment, the economy, or
A visit to the Mill of Kintail is just what the doctor ordered! While at the Mill of Kintail, tour through the museum, located in an old grist mill turned house, which showcases the life and works of Doctor Robert Tait McKenzie. The museum exhibit ‘Summer at the Mill’ i
Envirothon is a program designed “to build environmental awareness and leadership among young people through practical, hands-on educational experiences, enabling them to make informed, responsible decisions that benefit the earth and society.” Envirothon relies on local c
Environmental Planning allows development to be carried out with due consideration given to the natural environmental, social, political, economic and governance factors. At Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority we engage in short term and long term planning daily and administer s
Each year the welcoming signs of the return of spring bring some unwelcome dangers. Longer daylight hours and the heat of the sun raise the temperature and start the spring run-off (freshet). It is during the spring that lakes and rivers are at their most dangerous and unpredictable.
It is important to preserve areas of natural significance for residents and visitors to enjoy. Mississippi Valley Conservation (MVC) owns and manages 410 ha. of conservation area lands within the watershed. Our three most popular conservation areas are the historic Mill of Kintail, Pu