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Rideau Valley
Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive,
PO Box 599, Manotick, ON
K4M 1A5
Hours: Weekdays 8:30 to 4:30

Member of Conservation Ontario


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What's New

News Release 2015.05.20 — Little Ray's Reptile Zoo Goes Carbon Neutral

Thank You! Thank you to everyone who participated in the Brewer Park Planting Day — check out event photos here.

News Release 2015.05.12 — Volunteer "Scientists" Wanted for City Stream Watch Program

Watershed Conditons Statement 2015.05.08 — Emerging Drought Conditions in the Rideau Valley

Conservation Areas 2015.05.06 — Rideau Ferry and W.A. Taylor boat launches are open for the season. $6 launching fee or $45 season pass gets you out on the water.

News Releases 2015.05.05 — Christopher Simmonds Architect Leads Carbon Neutral Trend

New Newsletter May Watershed Briefs
Report Rideau Lakes Subwatershed Report 2014 and Catchment Reports
Report City Stream Watch Summary Report 2014
Booklet Solutions for Shoreline Erosion — A basic Guide to Bioengineering
Special Projects
  Beaver Management Package — please call to get your package
613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504
  Brewer Park Pond Restoration Project
  Britannia Flood Control Project

Cardinal Creek Flood Plain Mapping Project

  Heart's Desire Riparian Restoration Plan (last updated Nov. 27, 2013)
  Jock River Fish Habitat Embayment Creation Project
  Ottawa River Flood Risk Mapping Project
  Otty Lake Fish Habitat Improvement Project
  Species at Risk Work in the Rideau Valley
  Upper Rideau Lake Regulatory Flood Level Project








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