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Conservation Ontario is the network of 36 Conservation Authorities, local watershed management agencies that deliver services and programs that protect and manage water and other natural resources in partnership with government, landowners and other organizations. Conservation Authorities promote an integrated watershed approach balancing human, environmental and economic needs. Conservation Authorities are organized on a watershed basis.

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Conservation Authorities Pleased with Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act
NEWMARKET (June 14, 2017) Conservation Authorities are pleased with changes being proposed by the Ontario government to the Conservation Authorities Act and look forward to following up on implementation as outlined in a new document released today by the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF). READ MORE

First look at propose changes to the Conservation Authorities Act
NEWMARKET (May 31, 2017) Conservation Authorities and others are having a first-hand look at the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act introduced to the Ontario legislature on May 30th under Bill 139: Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act. READ MORE

Conservation Authorities Flood Programs Prevent Worse From Happening in Ontario
NEWMARKET (May 10, 2017) Keeping people out of flood waters is a focus of flood management programs within Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities across the province. But who likes to be regulated? READ MORE 

Conservation Authorities can support the Province to combat Climate Change
NEWMARKET (June 9, 2016) Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities are pleased to see the provincial government taking an important big step to battle the impacts of climate change through the release of their Five Year Climate Change Action Plan. READ MORE

Conservation Ontario Participates on New Great Lakes Guardians’ Council
NEWMARKET (March 23, 2016) – Conservation Ontario participated – on behalf of Conservation Authorities - in the first Great Lakes Guardians’ Council meeting which was hosted by the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) on March 22nd, coinciding with 2016 World Water Day. READ MORE 

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