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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 107,000 people. There are 10 member municipalities.  We have a new logo so watch its launch!

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“2017 Tree Planting Season has Arrived!”  LTVCA Branches Out with130,000 Trees on Order This Spring

“2017 Tree Planting Season has Arrived!” LTVCA Branches Out with130,000 Trees on Order This Spring

  LTVCA Watershed-wide – We are gearing up for another full season with 130,000 seedlings this spring! Tree delivery is next week from Sommerville, and Pineneedle nurseries. Thirty-two private land projects will be completed.  Additionally, 40 acres of tall grass […]
“Listen, Watch, Taste, Smell –   Experience Life of 1812!” Longwoods Heritage Weekend May 6-7

“Listen, Watch, Taste, Smell – Experience Life of 1812!” Longwoods Heritage Weekend May 6-7

Experience history being brought back to life as the Upper Thames Military Re-enactment Society ‘Royal Scots’ present the 27th Annual Longwoods Heritage Days on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2017.  Step back in time to 1814 as British […]
“Experience some of the best birding in SW Ontario!”  “Step into Nature” For The Big O Birding “Healthy Hike”

“Experience some of the best birding in SW Ontario!” “Step into Nature” For The Big O Birding “Healthy Hike”

Comber  – “Step Into Nature” on May 7th, at 10 am at Big ‘O’ Conservation Area in Comber and experience some of the best birding Southwestern Ontario has to offer.  A “Healthy Hike” will be led by Paul Pratt, a […]