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2019
January 2019

RVCA HOLIDAY CLOSURE

Date:  Monday 24 December 2018 - Tuesday 01 January 2019
Location: 
Time:  -

Seasons Greetings — the RVCA will be closed from Friday, December 21 at 4:30 p.m. until Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

OBC Part 8 Sewage Installers Course

Date:  Monday 14 January 2019 - Friday 18 January 2019
Location: 
Time:  08:30am - 04:30pm
  • 5-day course 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost $1062.53 (940.29 + HST). 
  • ORWC supplemental manual, lunch & refreshments provided

A 5-day training course designed primarily for installers and inspectors of on-site sewage systems in Ontario. This course covers Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code and is designed to prepare participants for the On-Site Sewage Systems (Part 8) technical licensing exam administered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH).  The course covers the entire training manual produced by MMAH.  In addition, the supplementary material developed by the Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre, including additional material on approved alternative technologies, instructional videos, design problems and case studies is also provided. Finally, daily access to hands-on demonstrations in our unique training facility is included. Please note the course does NOT include the licensing exam.

February 2019

OBC Part 8 Sewage Installers Course

Date:  Monday 04 February 2019 - Friday 08 February 2019
Location: 
Time:  08:30am - 04:30pm
  • 5-day course 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost $1062.53 (940.29 + HST). 
  • ORWC supplemental manual, lunch & refreshments provided

A 5-day training course designed primarily for installers and inspectors of on-site sewage systems in Ontario. This course covers Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code and is designed to prepare participants for the On-Site Sewage Systems (Part 8) technical licensing exam administered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH).  The course covers the entire training manual produced by MMAH.  In addition, the supplementary material developed by the Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre, including additional material on approved alternative technologies, instructional videos, design problems and case studies is also provided. Finally, daily access to hands-on demonstrations in our unique training facility is included. Please note the course does NOT include the licensing exam.

RVCA Information Day

Date:  Thursday 28 February 2019 -
Location:  RVCA Conservation Center, 3889 Rideau Valley Dr. N. Manotick, ON
Time:  09:00am - 02:00pm

This course is intended to assist design consultants (engineers, planners, environmental consultants, landscape architects, architects) and contractors to understand RVCA Regulations, our development policies, and our application process under Section 28 of the Conservation Authorities Act.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019 AT NOON.

Contact Megan Peacock or Matt Jokiel at  to register with a completed registration form, or if you have questions.

Click here for more information

March 2019

OBC Part 8 Sewage Installers Course

Date:  Monday 04 March 2019 - Friday 08 March 2019
Location: 
Time:  08:30am - 04:30pm
  • 5-day course 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost $1062.53 (940.29 + HST). 
  • ORWC supplemental manual, lunch & refreshments provided

A 5-day training course designed primarily for installers and inspectors of on-site sewage systems in Ontario. This course covers Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code and is designed to prepare participants for the On-Site Sewage Systems (Part 8) technical licensing exam administered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH).  The course covers the entire training manual produced by MMAH.  In addition, the supplementary material developed by the Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre, including additional material on approved alternative technologies, instructional videos, design problems and case studies is also provided. Finally, daily access to hands-on demonstrations in our unique training facility is included. Please note the course does NOT include the licensing exam.

April 2019

OBC Part 8 Sewage Installers Course

Date:  Monday 01 April 2019 - Friday 05 April 2019
Location: 
Time:  08:30am - 04:30pm
  • 5-day course 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost $1062.53 (940.29 + HST). 
  • ORWC supplemental manual, lunch & refreshments provided

A 5-day training course designed primarily for installers and inspectors of on-site sewage systems in Ontario. This course covers Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code and is designed to prepare participants for the On-Site Sewage Systems (Part 8) technical licensing exam administered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH).  The course covers the entire training manual produced by MMAH.  In addition, the supplementary material developed by the Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre, including additional material on approved alternative technologies, instructional videos, design problems and case studies is also provided. Finally, daily access to hands-on demonstrations in our unique training facility is included. Please note the course does NOT include the licensing exam.

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 01 April 2019 - Monday 17 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 01 April 2019 - Monday 17 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Upper Watershed Information Session

Date:  Wednesday 03 April 2019 -
Location:  Civitan Club of Perth, 6787 County Rd. 343, Perth, Ontario
Time:  08:30am - 11:45am

For: Contractors and Realtors

Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/upper-watershed-municipal-information-day-contractors-session-tickets-56362998245

Topics of discussion include:

  • The history of the Conservation Authority
  • CA's role in planning and regulations
  • Septic System Review
  • Stewardship and Watershed Monitoring

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 03 April 2019 - Wednesday 19 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 03 April 2019 - Wednesday 19 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Upper Watershed Information Session

Date:  Wednesday 03 April 2019 -
Location:  Civitan Club of Perth, 6787 County Rd. 343, Perth, Ontario
Time:  12:00pm - 02:45pm

For: Municipal Staff & Councillors

Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/upper-watershed-municipal-information-day-municipal-session-tickets-58392654000

Topics of discussion include:

  • The history of the Conservation Authority
  • CA's role in planning and regulations
  • Septic System Review
  • Stewardship and Watershed Monitoring

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 08 April 2019 - Monday 24 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 08 April 2019 - Monday 24 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Ottawa Flyfishers Society – International Fly Fishing Film Festival 2019

Date:  Tuesday 09 April 2019 -
Location:  Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive
Time:  06:30am -

Time: 6:30PM doors open
Tickets: $20 ($10 for under 16 years of age) – Purchase online (
http://ottawaflyfishers.com/?q=node/193)

The Ottawa Flyfishers Society is hosting their annual International Flyfishing Film Festival. The festival will showcase films with incredible fishing footage from around the world. Ticket sales are online, please visit the Ottawa Flyfishers Society website for more information. Watch the festival trailer at: https://vimeo.com/307334561.

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 10 April 2019 - Wednesday 26 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 10 April 2019 - Wednesday 26 June 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 15 April 2019 - Monday 01 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 15 April 2019 - Monday 01 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 17 April 2019 - Wednesday 03 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 17 April 2019 - Wednesday 03 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 22 April 2019 - Monday 08 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 22 April 2019 - Monday 08 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Septic Installers Day — Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre

Date:  Wednesday 24 April 2019 -
Location:  North Grenville Municipal Centre
Time:  08:15am - 03:00pm

Sign in: 8:15 a.m.
Session Start: 8:45 a.m.
Session End: 3:00 p.m.

Participant fee per person: $60
Student fee per person: $30
Taxes have been included

Event Information:
email: 
website: https://ontarioruralwastewatercentre.ca/
phone: 613-692-3571 ext. 1185

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 24 April 2019 - Wednesday 10 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 24 April 2019 - Wednesday 10 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Forest Kindergarten Open House

Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019 -
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Area, 105 Perth Road North, Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0
Time:  10:00am - 11:30am

Drop-in any time between 10am and 11:30am for a chance to see our site, chat with our teachers, and play and explore in the forest! Our friends from Hike it Baby will be joining us to learn about the program but everyone is welcome. We'll have information about our kindergarten program as well registration packages for the fall session. Be sure to dress for outdoor adventure. FREE entry!

City of Ottawa - Wildlife Speaker Series on Pollinators: Secret Superheroes

Date:  Friday 26 April 2019 -
Location:  Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive
Time:  06:00pm - 08:30pm

The City of Ottawa’s wildlife speaker series event will be on native pollinators. The speakers present will be Dr. Jessica Forrest, University of Ottawa, and Dr. Jeff Skevington, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Rideau Valley Conservation Authority staff will also be there to attend and provide information on what we are doing to help native pollinators. Admission is free and will be on a first come, first serve basis. For more information visit the City of Ottawa website: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/water-and-environment/plants-and-animals/wildlife-speaker-series#pollinators-secret-superheroes-april-26-2019.

City Stream Watch — Glad Clean up the Capital Event – Pinecrest Creek

Date:  Saturday 27 April 2019 -
Location:  Connaught Park – baseball diamond (Located at Connaught Avenue)
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Connaught Park – baseball diamond (Located at Connaught Avenue)

(https://goo.gl/maps/NsUYrsz8QEC2)

Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM (3 HRS)

In suggestion of the Queensway Terrace Community Association, we will be conducting a cleanup in Pinecrest Creek within the Connaught Park area along the National Capital Commission’s Pinecrest Creek Pathway. Participants will help to clean up garbage from the stream and shorelines surrounding Pinecrest Creek. There are several areas in the region that tend to accumulate garbage, and we will divide the group out across these locations. We will meet in the baseball diamond for 9:00AM

Parking: There is street side parking along Connaught Avenue and Hanlon Avenue

Meeting location: From Hanlon Avenue there is a walkway into the park (https://goo.gl/maps/WHHDsJVeA3s) as well as from Connaught Avenue near Severn Avenue there is another walkway into the park (https://goo.gl/maps/EPx9pirysan)

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long socks (if wearing chest waders), 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

Please RSVP at

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 29 April 2019 - Monday 15 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 29 April 2019 - Monday 15 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

May 2019

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 01 May 2019 - Wednesday 17 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 01 May 2019 - Wednesday 17 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

City Stream Watch — Glad Clean up the Capital Event – Sawmill Creek

Date:  Saturday 04 May 2019 -
Location:  Towngate Shopping Plaza (Located at Bank St. and Hunt Club Rd. intersection)
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Towngate Shopping Plaza (Located at Bank St. and Hunt Club Rd. intersection)

(https://goo.gl/maps/mJg14q4zQ6L2)

Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM (3 HRS)

In collaboration with the Canadian Forces Fish & Wildlife Ottawa Club, we will be conducting a cleanup in Sawmill Creek along the Towngate Shopping Plaza region. Participants will help to clean up garbage the stream and shorelines surrounding Sawmill Creek. There are several areas in the region that tend to accumulate garbage, and we will divide the group out across these locations. We will meet up in the South (back end) of the Towngate Parking lot for 9:00AM.

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

Please RSVP at

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 06 May 2019 - Monday 22 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 06 May 2019 - Monday 22 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 08 May 2019 - Wednesday 24 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 08 May 2019 - Wednesday 24 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Shoreline Naturalization Project – Black Rapids Creek

Date:  Saturday 11 May 2019 -
Location:  Black Rapids Creek Site (near the Woodroffe Ave. and Fallowfield Rd. intersection, north of the train tracks)
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Black Rapids Creek Site (near the Woodroffe Ave. and Fallowfield Rd. intersection, north of the train tracks)

(https://goo.gl/maps/SwdVoG36nqS2)

Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM (3 HRS)

The RVCA Shoreline Naturalization Program will be planting trees and shrubs along the shoreline of Black Rapids Creek. Participants will help to plant trees and shrubs; a planting demonstration will be given beforehand. The site has difficult terrain to work in and is not suitable for young children. We will be meeting at 9:00AM on site along Black Rapids Creek

Parking: There is no parking on site, but there is a park and ride at the corner of Woodroffe Ave. and Fallowfield Rd (https://goo.gl/maps/Pte8pxKYAn22).

Meeting location: From the park and ride you will walk across Woodroffe Ave. to the Greenbelt Pathway and follow it North until you cross the railway tracks. RVCA staff and RVCA white vehicles will be along the path.

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear sturdy shoes (steel toe boots recommended but not required), long pants and a hat

What to bring: Feel free to bring your own gloves and/or shovel if you have a favorite but we will provide both as well; please bring your own water bottle

What we will provide: We will have drinking water to replenish empty bottles, some snacks, shovels and gloves

Please RSVP at

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 13 May 2019 - Monday 29 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 13 May 2019 - Monday 29 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 15 May 2019 - Wednesday 31 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 15 May 2019 - Wednesday 31 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 20 May 2019 - Monday 05 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 20 May 2019 - Monday 05 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 22 May 2019 - Wednesday 07 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 22 May 2019 - Wednesday 07 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Spring Orientation/Training Session – Sawmill Creek (Riverside Dr)

Date:  Saturday 25 May 2019 -
Location:  Rideau River Eastern Pathway – Parkland beside Sawmill Creek/Riverside Dr.
Time:  10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Rideau River Eastern Pathway – Parkland beside Sawmill Creek/Riverside Dr

(https://goo.gl/maps/gt2KqwHh8vJ2)

Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM (2 HRS)

Our annual stream survey training workshop for new volunteers is being planned for Saturday May 27th. The session will be carried out along the shoreline of Sawmill Creek along Riverside Dr/Rideau River Eastern Pathway. There is no parking on site, but Billings Bridge Shopping Center is near-by. If you have joined us for stream surveys in the past or have come out to a training session in the last few years, there is no need to attend the training session again.  Also, if you are unavailable for this session, but you are interested in helping with stream surveys, the workshop is non-mandatory as we always provide “on-the-job” training.

Parking: There is no parking on site but Billing Bridge Shopping Center is near-by (https://goo.gl/maps/jwQkzB7gF6F2)

Meeting location: We will be meeting on the Rideau River Eastern Pathway along the shoreline of Sawmill Creek. From Billings Bridge you will walk North on Bank Street until the Rideau River, turn right onto the Rideau River Eastern Pathway and walk towards Sawmill Creek, RVCA staff will be at that location

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear sturdy shoes, socks, long pants and a hat

What to bring:  Please bring your own water bottle

What we will provide: We will have drinking water to replenish empty bottles, some snacks, chest waders, and equipment for the purpose of demonstrations

Please RSVP at

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 27 May 2019 - Monday 12 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 27 May 2019 - Monday 12 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 29 May 2019 - Wednesday 14 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 29 May 2019 - Wednesday 14 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Help Shape Foley Mountain Conservation Area

Date:  Wednesday 29 May 2019 -
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Area – Silversides Education Centre (Group Camping location)
Time:  07:00pm -

You're invited to play an influential role in shaping the future management of the Foley Mountain Conservation Area.  

Please join us at the Friends of Foley Annual General Meeting to participate in a brainstorming session about the future of Foley Mountain Conservation Area. These are the early days of the planning process, but a wonderful opportunity to gather with recreational users, neighbouring landowners, conservation groups, elected officials and government agencies as we look to develop a robust plan that focuses on nature resource management and public use at our conservation area. Our goal is to balance the issues and interests of the community with the responsibility of managing areas for the present ant future benefits to forest, fish, wildlife and people.

RSVP by May 27 to 

June 2019

Stream Garbage Clean up – Nepean Creek, in support of of 100 in 1 day Ottawa

Date:  Saturday 01 June 2019 -
Location:  Nepean Creek Park
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Stream Garbage Clean up – Nepean Creek, in support of of 100 in 1 day Ottawa

Date: Saturday – June 1

Time: 9 am to 12 pm

Location: Nepean Creek Park https://goo.gl/maps/uCp1z53zo7fQ9moR8

City Stream Watch will be conducting a cleanup in Nepean Creek within the Nepean Creek Park Pathway as part of the 100 in 1 Day initiative in Ottawa. Participants will help to clean up garbage from the stream and shorelines surrounding Nepean Creek. There are several areas in the region that tend to accumulate garbage, we will be concentrating in the areas upstream of the stormwater ponds to prevent the garbage to deposit further downstream. We will not be going into the stormwater ponds as it is prohibited to enter them. We will meet East of the Stormwater Ponds along the creek, near a  pedestrian crossing bridge for 9:00AM.

Parking: There is a parking lot along Colonnade Rd. called Nepean Creek Park, East Parking Lot  https://goo.gl/maps/FfuYNYPiqvw1x87N8

Meeting location: Walk along the pathway west and north of the parking lot on Colonnade Rd., until you find the pedestrian bridge, if you are walking from Viewmount Dr, there is a pathway access between the fire station and the Nepean Garden Association.<

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long socks (if you want to borrow chest waders), 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 (for those who reserve them send me your shoe size with your RSVP), garbage bags and gloves

Please RSVP at: 

 

 

 

 

Electrofishing Certification Course Class 2

Date:  Monday 03 June 2019 -
Location:  Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick ON
Time:  08:00am - 05:00pm

Cost: $226.00 per person

Registration due: MAY 17, 2019

Download the Registration Form

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 03 June 2019 - Monday 19 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 03 June 2019 - Monday 19 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 05 June 2019 - Wednesday 21 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 05 June 2019 - Wednesday 21 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 10 June 2019 - Monday 26 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 10 June 2019 - Monday 26 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 12 June 2019 - Wednesday 28 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 12 June 2019 - Wednesday 28 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Stream Garbage Clean up and Himalayan Balsam Removal – Taylor Creek

Date:  Saturday 15 June 2019 -
Location:  Princess Louise Falls, St. Joseph Blvd.
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Date: Saturday – June 15th

Time: 9am - 12pm

Location: Princess Louise Falls, St. Joseph Blvd. (https://goo.gl/maps/kc4G1KCb7n4wbBKh9)

Taylor Creek was one of the streams we monitored last year and we found a lot of garbage and Himalayan balsam along the shores (photo below is our staff, Joey, holding Himalayan balsam). This stream is divided at this reach by St Joseph Blvd, we will be meeting at 9am at the Princess Lousie Falls and we will be splitting up into two steams, one upstream and one downstream of St. Joseph Blvd to collect garbage and remove any balsam spotted along shores.

Parking: There is road side parking on Taylor Creek Drive

Meeting location: Meeting will be upstream of St. Joseph Blvd at the Princess Lousie Falls

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long socks (if you want to borrow chest waders), 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 (for those who reserve them send me your shoe size with your RSVP), garbage bags and gloves

Please RSVP at: 

 

 

 

 

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays

Date:  Monday 17 June 2019 - Monday 02 September 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $282.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Mondays & Wednesdays

Date:  Monday 17 June 2019 - Monday 02 September 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Mondays — for ages 3-6. $621.50 (incl. HST)

* No class April 22 or May 20)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Foley Mountain Forest School Kindergarten Spring Session Wednesdays

Date:  Wednesday 19 June 2019 - Wednesday 04 September 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesdays— for ages 3-6. $339.00 (incl. HST)

Foley Mountain Forest School offers an alternative education in which children spend most of their time outside, learning through experiential, hands-on opportunities that promote curiosity in an active and authentic learning environment. Students will receive the benefits of repeated and regular visits to a natural area, in a play and inquiry-based education setting.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Foley Mountain Forest School

Beginner Shore Fishing Clinic | Ontario Family Fishing Events

Date:  Saturday 29 June 2019 -
Location:  Remic Rapids Sir John A Macdonald Parkway Ottawa
Time:  05:00pm - 07:00pm

Location:  Remic Rapids Sir John A Macdonald Parkway Ottawa, Ontario Come out to Remic Rapids to join City Councillors Jeff Leiper and Catherine McKenney at a fun, family-friendly event for beginner anglers!

www.ontariofamilyfishing.com

July 2019

Nature Explorers Day Camp #1

Date:  Monday 08 July 2019 - Friday 12 July 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

A fun filled week for 6 to 12 year olds, exploring Baxter’s pond, meadow and forest habitats with different interactive nature studies (I.e. pond study, insect study, etc.), activities, games, crafts and swimming at our sandy beach. Our goal at camp is to get outside and explore the natural world as much as possible over the course of the week.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

Himalayan balsam removal @ Ramsay Creek

Date:  Saturday 13 July 2019 -
Location:  Ramsay Creek at Ramsayville Road
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Parking: There is a parking lot for NCC Trail 51 at the corner of Walkley Extension Road and Ramsayville Road (https://goo.gl/maps/Cg5Y1PjstqyuptWX9)

Meeting location: We will be meeting volunteers at 9am at the NCC Trail 51 parking lot and shuttling you to Ramsay Creek on Ramsayville Road

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Long socks (you will need chest waders for this event), 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 (send me your shoe size with your RSVP) and gloves

If you are interested in participating, please RSVP

Canoe Camp #1

Date:  Monday 15 July 2019 -
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  08:00am - 04:00pm

Introductory canoe tripping - for campers 10 to 14 years old

Campers will learn tandem paddling skills, canoe tripping safety, canoe rescues and trip planning and preparation. Camp will also include games, river exploration, swimming at the beach, a day trip on the Rideau River and overnight tent camping (Thursday night of each session). Canoe Camp will be run out of Baxter’s River Cabin.

Cost: $275/ camper

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

Outdoor Adventurers

Date:  Monday 15 July 2019 - Friday 19 July 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

Join our experienced outdoor educators for nature exploration, games, crafts, and more!

Cost is $200 per child or $175 for an additional family member.

For children aged 6-12.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL DAY CAMP PROGRAMS

Foley Mountain Day Camp 

Nature Explorers Day Camp #2

Date:  Monday 15 July 2019 - Friday 19 July 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

A fun filled week for 6 to 12 year olds, exploring Baxter’s pond, meadow and forest habitats with different interactive nature studies (I.e. pond study, insect study, etc.), activities, games, crafts and swimming at our sandy beach. Our goal at camp is to get outside and explore the natural world as much as possible over the course of the week.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

Japanese knotweed removal @ Sawmill Creek

Date:  Saturday 20 July 2019 -
Location:  Towngate Shopping Plaza, located at Bank St. and Hunt Club Rd. intersection
Time:  09:00am - 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 (https://goo.gl/maps/mJg14q4zQ6L2)

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

Himalayan balsam removal @ Taylor Creek

Date:  Saturday 27 July 2019 -
Location:  Across the road from Princess Lousie Falls, St. Joseph Blvd.
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Taylor Creek was one of the streams we monitored last year and we found a lot of garbage along the shores. This stream is divided at this reach by St Joseph Blvd, we will be meeting at 9am across the road from the Princess Lousie Falls. This is a continuation effort from our previous removal event, as density of balsam is high in this area.  

Parking: There is road side parking on Taylor Creek Drive, please make sure not to block bus stops (https://goo.gl/maps/QfnpDcbXyJC241ND6)

Meeting location: Meeting will be downstream of St. Joseph Blvd across the road from Princess Lousie Falls (https://goo.gl/maps/kc4G1KCb7n4wbBKh9)

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long socks (if you want to borrow chest waders), 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 (for those who reserve them send me your shoe size with your RSVP), gloves

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

Canoe Camp #2

Date:  Monday 29 July 2019 - Friday 02 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  08:00am - 04:00pm

Introductory canoe tripping - for campers 10 to 14 years old

Campers will learn tandem paddling skills, canoe tripping safety, canoe rescues and trip planning and preparation. Camp will also include games, river exploration, swimming at the beach, a day trip on the Rideau River and overnight tent camping (Thursday night of each session). Canoe Camp will be run out of Baxter’s River Cabin.

Cost: $275/ camper

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

Nature Explorers

Date:  Monday 29 July 2019 - Friday 02 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

Join our experienced outdoor educators for nature exploration, games, crafts, and more!

Cost is $200 per child or $175 for an additional family member.

For children aged 6-12.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL DAY CAMP PROGRAMS

Foley Mountain Day Camp 

Nature Explorers Day Camp #3

Date:  Monday 29 July 2019 - Friday 02 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

A fun filled week for 6 to 12 year olds, exploring Baxter’s pond, meadow and forest habitats with different interactive nature studies (I.e. pond study, insect study, etc.), activities, games, crafts and swimming at our sandy beach. Our goal at camp is to get outside and explore the natural world as much as possible over the course of the week.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

August 2019

Invasive Species Removal @ Jock River (Richmond Conservation Area)

Date:  Saturday 10 August 2019 -
Location:  Richmond Conservation Area
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Parking: There is a parking at the conservation area https://goo.gl/maps/teFVPcRxDYkVszyo8

Meeting location: We will be meeting volunteers at 9am at the Richmond Conservation Area

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Long socks (you will need chest waders for this event), 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 (send me your shoe size with your RSVP), gloves and bags

If you are interested in participating, please RSVP with your shoe size.

Canoe Camp #2

Date:  Monday 12 August 2019 - Friday 16 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  08:00am - 04:00pm

Introductory canoe tripping - for campers 10 to 14 years old

Campers will learn tandem paddling skills, canoe tripping safety, canoe rescues and trip planning and preparation. Camp will also include games, river exploration, swimming at the beach, a day trip on the Rideau River and overnight tent camping (Thursday night of each session). Canoe Camp will be run out of Baxter’s River Cabin.

Cost: $275/ camper

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

Junior Naturalist

Date:  Monday 12 August 2019 - Friday 16 August 2019
Location:  Foley Mountain Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

Join our experienced outdoor educators for nature exploration, games, crafts, and more!

Cost is $200 per child or $175 for an additional family member.

For children aged 6-12.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL DAY CAMP PROGRAMS

Foley Mountain Day Camp 

Nature Explorers Day Camp #4

Date:  Monday 12 August 2019 - Friday 16 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

A fun filled week for 6 to 12 year olds, exploring Baxter’s pond, meadow and forest habitats with different interactive nature studies (I.e. pond study, insect study, etc.), activities, games, crafts and swimming at our sandy beach. Our goal at camp is to get outside and explore the natural world as much as possible over the course of the week.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

Watershed Discovery Day

Date:  Saturday 17 August 2019 -
Location:  Perth Farmer's Market, Perth ON
Time:  08:00am - 01:00pm

Join the Friends of the Tay Watershed for their 19th Annual Watershed Discovery Day. You’ll find experts from eight regional organizations ready to provide answers to your questions on water (too much, too little, keeping it clean,) and on their programs for its care and maintenance. RVCA's Shoreline Naturalization Program will be there too. Hope to see you there!

Invasive Species Identification Workshop @ RVCA main office

Date:  Saturday 17 August 2019 -
Location:  RVCA Main Office, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, ON
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Please come join our invasive species identification workshop, if you are interested in learning how to identify these invaders and how you can manage them in your own home. Join us for a presentation that will teach you about many aquatic and terrestrial invasive species. There will be displays as well as lots of information, and two of our staff will be there to answer any questions you may have.

Parking: There is parking at our main office

Meeting location: Main foyer of the RVCA main office

What we will provide: We will have water, coffee, tea, some snacks, and lots of displays!

If you are interested in participating, please RSVP

Nature Explorers Day Camp #5

Date:  Monday 19 August 2019 - Friday 23 August 2019
Location:  Baxter Conservation Authority
Time:  09:00am - 04:00pm

A fun filled week for 6 to 12 year olds, exploring Baxter’s pond, meadow and forest habitats with different interactive nature studies (I.e. pond study, insect study, etc.), activities, games, crafts and swimming at our sandy beach. Our goal at camp is to get outside and explore the natural world as much as possible over the course of the week.

Cost: $225/day/camper.

Additional Family Members: There is a discount of $25 off for additional family members to the same session of camp.

Before and after are available: $5 before care per camper, $5 after care camper per day. *maximum for before and after care combined per family is $100

Information: https://www.rvca.ca/outdoor-education/baxter/day-camps
Register: https://www.rvca.ca/images/baxter/programs/Camp_Program_2019.pdf

 

Tire Clean Up @ Ramsay Creek

Date:  Thursday 22 August 2019 -
Location:  Generation Court
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Meet at Generation Court  https://goo.gl/maps/HDbpcKWewK8n3nYk6

This year’s survey has shown that we have many tires along Ramsay Creek, so we will remove many of these in areas were there was many. We will be collecting tires along the roadside and collecting them in our work vehicles. Many of these tires are near the Russell Road / Ramsayville Road area.

Parking: There is roadside parking at Generation Court

Meeting location: Generation Court (https://goo.gl/maps/HDbpcKWewK8n3nYk6)

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long socks (if you want to borrow chest waders), 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 (for those who reserve them send me your shoe size with your RSVP), gloves

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

Invasive flowering rush removal @ Baxter ASL Pond

Date:  Saturday 24 August 2019 -
Location:  Baxter Conservation Area, 7498 Carter Rd, Kars, Ontario
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Baxter Conservation Area, Interpretive Center https://goo.gl/maps/35rmhS5H38nqZa8s8

Come help maintain our educational Baxter ASL Pond at Baxter Conservation Area. We will be removing invasive flowering rush by digging it out, to allow for the native vegetation to flourish.

Parking: There is parking at the interpretive center

Meeting location: In front of the Baxter ASL Pond, a few metres from the interpretive centre

What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long socks (if you want to borrow chest waders), 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 (for those who reserve them send me your shoe size with your RSVP), gloves and shovels

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

September 2019

Invasive Species Removal (Yellow Iris) @ Hunt Club Creek

Date:  Wednesday 18 September 2019 -
Location:  Rivergate Way
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Time: 9am - 12pm
Location: Rivergate Way

https://goo.gl/maps/UXQp9my26rKLoWSFA

We will be removing invasive Yellow Iris from Hunt Club Creek near the intersection of Riverside Drive. This removal will be requiring some shovel work to remove the whole plant. 

Parking: There is road side parking at Rivergate Way

Meeting location: Rivergate Way 
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, shovels and gloves

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


As part of our obligations under RVCA’s health and Safety policy I have included a link to our participant guide, with a list of possible hazards that could be encountered during stream surveys.  The potential hazards specific to each site will be covered on the day of the survey.  Please take a minute to review the link and let me know if you have any questions.

To participate in any of our City Stream Watch events please read in advance the participant guide below:

https://www.rvca.ca/volunteer/participant-guide

Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network (OBBN) Training Course Fall 2019

Date:  Monday 23 September 2019 - Wednesday 25 September 2019
Location:  RVCA Conservation Center, 3889 Rideau Valley Dr. N. Manotick, ON
Time:  08:00am - 05:00pm

A course hosted by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority 

DATE: September 23 -25, 2019 

LOCATION: Rideau Valley Conservation Centre — 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, ON 

COST: $350.00 (plus applicable taxes: $395.50 total)

Mud Creek Hazard Mapping Open House

Date:  Tuesday 24 September 2019 -
Location:  3889 Rideau Valley Dr. Manotick, ON K4M 1A5
Time:  04:30pm - 08:00pm

The RVCA has completed a hazard mapping study for Mud Creek in Manotick, from 3rd Line Road North to the Rideau River. Members of the public are invited to an upcoming open house to review hazard and regulations maps. They are encouraged to provide comments on the mapping. Conservation Authority staff welcome historical records of past flood events, slope failures, erosion, news clippings, photographs and even anecdotal stories to help confirm the reasonableness of their calculations.

RVCA will use the mapping to guide the review of development applications submitted under the provincial Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses regulation. 

 

GLAD Clean up the Capital event @ Sawmill Creek (Towngate Plaza)

Date:  Saturday 28 September 2019 -
Location:  Towngate Shopping Plaza, located at Bank St. and Hunt Club Rd. intersection
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

Time: 9am - 12pm
Location: Towngate Shopping Plaza, located at Bank St. and Hunt Club Rd. intersection (https://goo.gl/maps/mJg14q4zQ6L2)

In support of GLAD Clean up the Capital event we will be conducting a cleanup in Sawmill Creek along the Towngate Shopping Plaza region. Participants will help to clean up garbage the stream and shorelines surrounding Sawmill Creek. There are several areas in the region that tend to accumulate garbage, and we will divide the group out across these locations. We will meet up in the South (back end) of the Towngate Parking lot for 9:00AM

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


As part of our obligations under RVCA’s health and Safety policy I have included a link to our participant guide, with a list of possible hazards that could be encountered during stream surveys.  The potential hazards specific to each site will be covered on the day of the survey.  Please take a minute to review the link and let me know if you have any questions.

To participate in any of our City Stream Watch events please read in advance the participant guide below:

https://www.rvca.ca/volunteer/participant-guide


Invasive Species Removal (Yellow Iris) @ Hunt Club Creek

Date:  Monday 30 September 2019 -
Location:  Hunt Club area
Time:  09:00am - 12:00pm

This event will be limited to 5 participants as it will be held in private property.

Time: 9am - 12pm
Location: Hunt Club area

We will be removing invasive Yellow Iris from Hunt Club Creek.  This removal will be requiring some shovel work to remove the whole plant.

Meeting location: TBA
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, shovels and gloves

If you are interested in participating, please RSVP, limited spots available


As part of our obligations under RVCA’s health and Safety policy I have included a link to our participant guide, with a list of possible hazards that could be encountered during stream surveys.  The potential hazards specific to each site will be covered on the day of the survey.  Please take a minute to review the link and let me know if you have any questions.

To participate in any of our City Stream Watch events please read in advance the participant guide below:

https://www.rvca.ca/volunteer/participant-guide

October 2019

Official Plan Drop-In Session Merrickville-Wolford

Date:  Monday 07 October 2019 -
Location:  Merrickville Community Centre
Time:  06:00pm - 08:00pm

Regulating Provincially Significant Wetlands in the Village of Merrickville-Wolford

Join us to view draft regulations mapping for provincially significant wetlands in Merrickville-Wolford. The Village of Merrickville-Wolford is updating its Official Plan. As part of this initiative, the Village is designating additional provincially significant wetlands based on mapping provided by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. These wetlands will be regulated by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority under Ontario Regulation 174/06 — Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses Regulation. Come visit Conservation Authority staff to view the draft mapping and learn more about the regulation of these environmentally sensitive areas.

Official Plan Open Houses

  • Monday, October 7, 2019 Merrickville Community Centre from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Eastons Corners Centennial Hall from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

For more information, contact:

Michael Yee
RVCA Planner
613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 ext. 1176

Official Plan Drop-In Session Merrickville-Wolford

Date:  Tuesday 08 October 2019 -
Location:  Merrickville Community Centre
Time:  06:00pm - 08:00pm

Regulating Provincially Significant Wetlands in the Village of Merrickville-Wolford

Join us to view draft regulations mapping for provincially significant wetlands in Merrickville-Wolford. The Village of Merrickville-Wolford is updating its Official Plan. As part of this initiative, the Village is designating additional provincially significant wetlands based on mapping provided by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. These wetlands will be regulated by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority under Ontario Regulation 174/06 — Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses Regulation. Come visit Conservation Authority staff to view the draft mapping and learn more about the regulation of these environmentally sensitive areas.

Official Plan Open Houses

  • Monday, October 7, 2019 Merrickville Community Centre from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Eastons Corners Centennial Hall from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

For more information, contact:

Michael Yee
RVCA Planner
613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 ext. 1176

18th Annual Lake Links Workshop

Date:  Saturday 26 October 2019 -
Location:  Perth Civitan Hall, 6767 County Road 43, Perth, Ontario
Time:  08:30am - 03:15pm

Enhancing, Restoring & Exploring: Applications for Citizen Science on Your Lake

Join us for the 18th Annual Lake Links Workshop to learn about the many Citizen Science initiatives available to you. Meet Key Note speaker Kat Kavanagh of Water Rangers. Hear from local Lake Associations about projects they’ve initiated on their lakes. As always, representatives and displays from local environmental groups will be on hand to answer all of your questions.

Registration: Cost: $25 (includes lunch)

Register online at: watersheds.ca/lake-links

Ultimate Aquatics Workshop @ Jock River Landing

Date:  Saturday 26 October 2019 -
Location:  Jock River Landing
Time:  10:00am - 02:00pm

Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: Jock River Landing

https://goo.gl/maps/j6SYn9VeL3bLSWAb6

City Stream Watch, the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority and the Ottawa Flyfishers Society are pairing up on October 26 for an exciting aquatic insect, fish and flyfishing workshop! The event will be held from 10:00AM – 2:00PM, however you can come and go as you please. The morning session will be reserved for the aquatic sciences/monitoring demonstrations, while the afternoon will focus on fishing and recreational practices.

From 10:00AM to 12:00PM participants will learn how to sample and identify fish and benthic macro-invertebrates. This portion will be of a “hands-on” nature and will be taught by Rideau Valley Conservation Authority staff. 

After lunch, the Ottawa Flyfishers Society will take over, providing fly casting demonstrations and pairing up with other participants for a little more “hands on” experience of a fishing nature.  Equipment will be provided.  This part of the program should run from about 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

The workshop will be carried out at the Jock River Landing, located just off Prince of Wales Dr/Lodge Rd (https://goo.gl/maps/j6SYn9VeL3bLSWAb6). Lunch and refreshments will be provided for the event. Given that this event tends to be quite popular, if you need to cancel please let us know right away to free up space for others on our waiting list.

Due to the nature of the program, we must limit the session to 30 people.  To avoid disappointment, please RSVP early by emailing . There will be a waiting list for those who email after signup is full, in case of cancellations. 

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


As part of our obligations under RVCA’s health and Safety policy I have included a link to our participant guide, with a list of possible hazards that could be encountered during stream surveys.  The potential hazards specific to each site will be covered on the day of the survey.  Please take a minute to review the link and let me know if you have any questions.

To participate in any of our City Stream Watch events please read in advance the participant guide below:

https://www.rvca.ca/volunteer/participant-guide

Contact Us

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

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

Email:

Hours:

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

Member of: conservation ontario