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RVCA Holiday Hours — RVCA is closed as of Wednesday, December 24 at noon and will re-open on January 5, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.
  OSSO Septic Application deadline is Friday, December 19 @4 p.m. Deadline for file search inquiries pertaining to Section 28 Clearance Letter Responses (required before December 24) is Tuesday December 16 @ 4:30 p.m.
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Ottawa River Hazard Mapping

The RVCA has just completed draft mapping of flood prone and steep slope areas along the Ottawa River from Shirley's Bay to Cumberland and Cardinal Creek from Ottawa River to O'Toole Road.

Click here for maps and resources about the new Ottawa RIver Hazard Mapping and O.Reg. 174/06

We will recieve comments on mapping until January 23, 2015. Contact Ferdous Ahmed 613-692-3571 ext. 1170, for more information.

  tree planting video Watch our new video highlighting our tree planting programs!
  Work on the Brewer Pond Restoration Project is ongoing.
We are looking at late December for completion — click here
to learn about this project!
(posted 13.11.2014)
    Publications / Reports     Special Projects
November Watershed Briefs
November/December Around the Rideau
RVCA — Who We Are and What We Do
Solutions for Shoreline Erosion — A basic Guide to Bioengineering
Cardinal Creek Flood Plain Mapping Project
Ottawa River Flood Risk Mapping Project
Otty Lake Fish Habitat Improvement Project
Jock River Fish Habitat Embayment Creation Project
Brewer Park Pond Restoration Project
Beaver Management Package — please call one of our Resource Specialists to get your package. Call 613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 ext. 1128 or 1132

Britannia Flood Control Project

Upper Rideau Lake Regulatory Flood Level Project
Heart's Desire Riparian Restoration Plan (last updated November 27, 2013)
Species at Risk Work in the Rideau Valley

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