• RVCA works with many volunteers throughout the year to help restore and enhance our watershed. We offer a range of volunteer opportunities that require varying experience levels and time commitments. There may be an interesting and rewarding volunteer opportunity at RVCA that's right for you!

    Check our Events Calendar (below) to see special, upcoming events for volunteers/participants or learn more about specific volunteer opportunities listed in the Get Involved! Volunteer menu (on right). 

Japanese knotweed removal @ Sawmill Creek
Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm

This area is part of our continuing management effort to contain and prevent the spread of Japanese knotweed along the shores of Sawmill Creek. We have been returning to this site to keep these plants under control, but this is a resilient plant that we have been removing in this area.

Parking: There is parking at the shopping plaza

Meeting location: We will be meeting at the south end of the parking lot behind the Produce Depot (

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long pants and a hat

What to bring: Feel free to bring your own gloves if you have a favorite but we will provide them; please bring your own water bottle

What we will provide: We will have drinking water to replenish empty bottles, some snacks, chest waders, garbage bags and gloves

If you are interested in participating, please RSVP for chest waders

Location Towngate Shopping Plaza, located at Bank St. and Hunt Club Rd. intersection
Contact City Stream Watch

COVID-19 Notice: Volunteer Opportunities

Due to COVID-19, RVCA volunteer opportunities have been suspended until further notice. 

The health, safety and well-being of our clients and staff is our top priority. We continue to monitor the situation and reassess the delivery of our programs and services. Your patience and cooperation are appreciated.

Contact Us

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

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



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

Member of: conservation ontario