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