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Rideau Valley
Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive,
PO Box 599, Manotick, ON
K4M 1A5
Hours: Weekdays 8:30 to 4:30

Member of Conservation Ontario


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What's New

News Release 2015.06.26 — Working with Local Partners RVCA Delivers on Kemptville Creek Commitment

News Release 2015.06.18 — 30,000 Trees Planted in the Rideau Valley Thanks to Pratt & Whitney Canada

News Release 2015.06.15 —CSW Fights Back with Invasive Species Removal

Watershed Conditions Statement 2015.06.12 — Watershed Conditions Statement: Rain in the Rideau Valley Puts End to Drought for Now


Garden Days — Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21, 2015
Stroll through Ottawa’s native plant gardens!
Details at

News Release

2015.05.29 — Five Million Trees Planted Since 1983

News Release 2015.05.20 — Little Ray's Reptile Zoo Goes Carbon Neutral

Thank You! Thank you to everyone who participated in the Brewer Park Planting Day — check out event photos here.


Newsletter June Watershed Briefs
Newsletter May/June Around the Rideau
Report Rideau Lakes Subwatershed Report 2014 and Catchment Reports
Report City Stream Watch Summary Report 2014
Booklet Solutions for Shoreline Erosion — A basic Guide to Bioengineering
Special Projects
New Project Remic Rapids Wetland Creation Project
  Beaver Management Package — please call to get your package
613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504
  Brewer Park Pond Restoration Project
  Britannia Flood Control Project

Cardinal Creek Flood Plain Mapping Project

  Heart's Desire Riparian Restoration Plan (last updated Nov. 27, 2013)
  Jock River Fish Habitat Embayment Creation Project
  Ottawa River Flood Risk Mapping Project
  Otty Lake Fish Habitat Improvement Project
  Species at Risk Work in the Rideau Valley
  Upper Rideau Lake Regulatory Flood Level Project








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