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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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Big “O” Birding Event

Big “O” Birding Event

May 7th, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at Big “O” Conservation Area, Comber, Lakeshore. Free Guided Hike Live Bird Demonstration Lunch to follow at Iron Kettle Bed and Breakfast Contact: Randall.VanWagner@ltvca.ca for more details
“Plan a ‘Camping Get-Away’ in Lower Thames Valley Country!”  Conservation Areas Open Mid-May for Camping Season

“Plan a ‘Camping Get-Away’ in Lower Thames Valley Country!” Conservation Areas Open Mid-May for Camping Season

LTVCA Watershed Wide – 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 […]
“Spring experiential learning opportunities”  Outdoor Ed Programs ‘Step Into Nature’ at Longwoods Road Conservation Area!

“Spring experiential learning opportunities” Outdoor Ed Programs ‘Step Into Nature’ at Longwoods Road Conservation Area!

Mount Brydges – Attention teachers!  Book your class for a spring conservation or native studies outdoor education program at Longwoods Road Conservation Area and the Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum.  Let your students ‘step into nature’ to experience all the healthy […]