Conservation Ontario is made up of a network of 36 Conservation Authorities, community-based watershed management agencies dedicated to conserving, restoring and managing Ontario’s natural resources on a watershed basis.
The office of Conservation Ontario is a non-profit, non-governmental organization. It is represented by a Council and an elected Board of Directors. The office of Conservation Ontario supports the network of Conservation Authorities and is responsible for:
- Government Relations
- Policy and Program Development
- Building and Maintaining Partnerships
- Corporate Communications
- Research and Information
- Evaluation and Reporting
- Education and Training
Conservation Ontario logo uses trees and waves to symbolize the Conservation Authorities areas of responsibility: water, land and biodiversity.
The "C"refers to the Conservation Authorities and to the role they play in conservation in Ontario.