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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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‘Chippewas of the Thames Receives ‘Stewardship Award’  First Nations Community a Valued Tree Planting Partner in 2017

‘Chippewas of the Thames Receives ‘Stewardship Award’ First Nations Community a Valued Tree Planting Partner in 2017

Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA), presented the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation with a Stewardship Award on November 28th.  The Chippewas of the Thames proved itself to be a tremendous partner in conservation this spring when they purchased […]
Conservation Partners Working Together to Bring Back American Chestnut From the Brink

Conservation Partners Working Together to Bring Back American Chestnut From the Brink

“Mature, Blight-Free American Chestnut Found in Strathroy-Caradoc” October 28, 2017 was a serendipitous Saturday morning hike for Dan Brinkman, a Land Stewardship Technician working for Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA).  ‘I was exploring a private woodlot near Mount Brydges […]
Jillian Ball Receives Foundation Bursary!

Jillian Ball Receives Foundation Bursary!

Last evening at Longwoods Road Conservation Area, the Lower Thames Valley Conservation FOUNDATION presented the $500 Bursary to Jillian Ball. Jillian is currently enrolled in the agricultural program at University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus. In Jillian’s words ” Helping my […]