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April 11, 2018

Around the Rideau

The March/April 2018 Issue is now available. Find it in the Publications section of the website.
This spring RVCA’s Stewardship Program will be hand planting more than 10,000 trees and shrubs along our waterways with the goal of improving water quality, reducing erosion and enhancing wildlife habitat. What to Expect Join us for a day! A small team of planters will be travelling throughout the watershed to remote locations to plant bareroot seedling and potted plants. We work on all types of property and terrain including cottage shorelines, farm fields, valley lands, forest understory, tall grass and steep slopes. Remote locations mean there is very limited access to amenities (bathrooms, food etc.). A typical work day…
Notice of Completion — Britannia Village Flood Control Project The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority and the City of Ottawa are pleased to announce that this project has been completed in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment for Remedial Flood and Erosion Control Projects, approved under the Environmental Assessment Act for projects of this type. All monitoring program commitments have been met for the approved projects. This project will protect parts of the Britannia Village community that would otherwise be affected by overbank flooding during future Ottawa River floods. Its purpose is to reduce expected property damages, public safety risks and inconveniences…
Since 2006, the Province has required Conservation Authorities to regulate development in wetlands and adjacent lands and the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority’s (RVCA) responsibilities are outlined in Ontario Regulation 174/06. At their meeting on January 25, 2018, the RVCA Board of Directors passed a motion to apply Ontario Regulation 174/06 to wetlands in the Goulbourn Wetland Complex that were identified as Provincially Significant by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) in 2008. To-date, only wetlands identified in municipal Official Plans and zoning were regulated in this area. This recent decision by the Board brings the area in line…
February 06, 2018

Around the Rideau

The January/February Issue is now available. Find it in the Publications section of the website.
January 08, 2018

2018 Budget & Work Plan

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority 2018 Budget & Work Plan is now available. Click here to view it or find it under Annual Work Plans in the Publications section of the website.
December 05, 2017

Around the Rideau

The November-December Issue is now available.  Find it in the Publications section of the website.
October 05, 2017

Around the Rideau

The September-October Issue is now available.  Find it in the Publications section of the website.
December 14, 2016

2016 Deadlines

RVCA Property Inquiry Service Deadline Friday, December 16 at 4 p.m. — if you require a property inquiry response before December 23, please submit on or before December 16. Anything received after December 16 will be processed starting on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.  Ottawa Septic Office Service Deadlines Friday, December 16, 2016 at 4 p.m. – deadline for OSSO inspection requests Monday, December 19 at 4 p.m. — deadlines to submit: OSSO Part 8 Septic applications (new/replacement/alterations) OSSO Septic Record Searches ORWC OBC Part 8 registration
This workshop will update participants on some of the work that has been implemented since the 2011 Eastern Ontario Headwaters workshop. Updates will include advances in policy, monitoring, research and restoration which were all core themes at the 2011 workshop. Participants will hear a range of case studies from Eastern Ontario that collectively address how to incorporate headwater management in routine management decisions, policy development, and science understanding. Participants will hear from experts from Conservation Authorities, the City of Ottawa and the private sector on local success stories.

Contact Us

Address:
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

Phone:
613-692-3571, 1-800-267-3504

Email:
info@rvca.ca

Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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