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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

Alternate Name OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
3889 Rideau Valley Dr
Manotick, ON K4M 1A5
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Intersection Prince of Wales Dr and Rideau Valley Dr
Mailing Address PO Box 599 
Manotick, ON K4M 1A5
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Inter-municipal environmental protection and advisory agency working to protect the natural resources in the watershed, especially the health of the Rideau River and its tributaries. 
Programs include: watershed monitoring and reporting * flood forecasting and warning * landowner incentive programs * reforestation * landowner information and resource services * conservation areas * outdoor education and day camps * plan review and regulatory approvals * septic system approvals and inspections *
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties
Boundaries Rideau Watershed - includes portions of Athens, Augusta, Beckwith, Central Frontenac, Clarence-Rockland, Drummond/North Elmsley, Eliazbethtown-Kitley, Merrickville-Wolford, Montague, North Dundas, North Grenville, Ottawa, Perth, Rideau Lakes, Smiths Falls, South Frontenac, Tay Valley and Westport
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Forms and applications are available on the website
Languages English
Fees Service - Fee schedules are available on the website
Service Categories Building and Safety ; Day Camps ; Environmental Improvement Groups ; Land Conservation ; Outdoor Environmental Education ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Environmental Issues ; Watershed Conservation
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-692-3571
Toll Free Phone 613 area code 1-800-267-3504
Fax 613-692-0831
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Diane Downey, Director, Communications and Outreach; Phone: 613-692-3571 ext 1126; Email:
Alternate Contact Laurie Dool, Communications Coordinator; Phone: 613-692-3571 ext 1139; Email:
Primary Executive Somer Casgrain-Robertson, General Manager; Phone: 613-692-3571 ext 1214
Other Details
Established 1966
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119119501 RR0001 (The Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation) ; Fees - Permits
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Operates under the Conservation Authority Act

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