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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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Watershed Conditions – Flood Outlook – January 16th, 2018 – 4:30 PM

Watershed Conditions – Flood Outlook – January 16th, 2018 – 4:30 PM

Last week the Thames River watershed experienced a warm spell and rainfall that melted much of the snow out of the watershed. Temperatures have now fallen below freezing and are expected to remain there until Saturday. Before this warm up, […]
Soil Health Conference February 15

Soil Health Conference February 15

Plan to attend this Soil Health Conference on Thursday February 15 from 8am-5pm.  Location:  John Bradley Convention Centre (565 Richmond Street, Chatham, ON) Participate in farmer led discussion panels on reduced tillage, cover crop and rotational grazing, erosion control methods, […]
Now Available!  Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority 2018 Day Use Permits on Sale!

Now Available! Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority 2018 Day Use Permits on Sale!

  Do you visit our LTVCA conservation areas frequently?  Save on vehicle entrance and take advantage of a Day Use Permit!  The 2018 Day Use Permits will allow entrance to all public LTVCA Conservation Areas including Longwoods Road / Ska-Nah-Doht […]