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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!  Watch for our re-branding as “Lower Thames Conservation”.

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Longwoods Road Conservation Area Open 7 Days A Week for the Tourist Season!

Longwoods Road Conservation Area Open 7 Days A Week for the Tourist Season!

Mount Brydges – Find out why Longwoods Road Conservation Area is buzzing with activity this spring! Longwoods Road Conservation Area Resource Centre and the Ska-Nah-Doht Village is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. till 4:30 p.m. beginning May […]
Conservation Areas Open for Camping Season

Conservation Areas Open for Camping Season

Nearby and natural, LTVCA conservation areas offer family and group camping in a variety of settings. Experience Carolinian forests and wooded ravines, the Lake Erie shoreline, a heritage river and cultural sites. Four conservation areas located throughout the lower Thames […]
Big “O” Birding Hike

Big “O” Birding Hike

Join the Greening Partnership and come out May 3rd, at 10 a.m. to the Big “O” Conservation Area in Comber and experience some of the best birding Southwestern Ontario has to offer!  A tour will be led by Paul Pratt, […]