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Conservation Ontario is the network of 36 Conservation Authorities, local watershed management agencies that deliver services and programs that protect and manage water and other natural resources in partnership with government, landowners and other organizations. Conservation Authorities promote an integrated watershed approach balancing human, environmental and economic needs. Conservation Authorities are organized on a watershed basis.

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Conservation Authorities can help you learn about your Watershed to celebrate Canada Water Week
Conservation Ontario Media Release

NEWMARKET [March 17, 2014] Through our watershed report cards, source protection information and a new website, Ontario's 36 Conservation Authorities can help you to learn about your watershed.  From March 17 to 23, Conservation Authorities and Conservatuon Ontario are joining Canada Water Week's celebration. The theme is Watersheds 101. READ MORE 

Visit Conservation Ontario's NEW Watershed website

Fact Sheet- Ontario's watersheds and Conservation Authorities
Conservation Authority Watershed Report Cards

Conservation Ontario Supports Unique Proposed Invasive Species Legislation
Conservation Ontario Media Release

NEWMARKET [March 3, 2014] Ontario's 36 Conservation Authorities- who deliver a wide variety of conservation programs in local watersheds- commend the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) for its work in developing Canada's first standalone proposed Invasive Species Act which is designed to address the urgent and growing problem of invasive species in Ontario. READ MORE

Government's Media Release

Click here for more information about invasive species on Conservation Ontario's website
Click here to find out which invasive species are in your area (Early Detection and Distribution Map of Ontario

Conservation Authority Watershed Programs Help Protect Lake Erie

Conservation Ontario Media Release

NEWMARKET [February 27, 2014] A recently released report from the International Joint Commission confirms that Lake Erie is once more in trouble from nutrient runoff and that targeted actions need to be taken right away in order to restore and protect the health of this Great Lake. READ MORE

Lake Erie Ecosystem Priority (LEEP) Report
Click here for more information about Conservation Authorities' watershed stewardship programs

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