Welcome to the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority's overall goal is the conservation, restoration, development and management of natural resources on a watershed basis while providing for the public enjoyment of the lands it oversees.

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) was formed in October 1946 under the Conservation Authorities Act and is one of the oldest conservation authorities in Ontario.

The watersheds of the GRCA covers an area of 361 square miles from Wilmot Creek in Clarington to east of Cobourg from the south shore of Rice Lake down to Lake Ontario. This area includes seven municipalities in whole or in part: Township of Cavan-Monaghan, Town of Cobourg, Township of Alnwick-Haldimand, Township of Hamilton, Municipality of Port Hope, City of Kawartha Lakes, Municipality of Clarington.

Latest News

Deadline Fast Approaching for Municipality of Port Hope and Municipality of Clarington Trees for Rural Roads Programs in Partnership with GRCA

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is reminding residents of Port Hope and Clarington to take advantage of the Trees for Rural Roads program before the end of the month. Rural residents of each community have until March 31st to apply for free potted stock to be planted along rural roads. The Trees for Rural…

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Ganaraska Forest Cross-Country Ski Trail Update: March 18th

Ski trails are closed due to icy conditions.

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GRCA Issues Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority advises that another low pressure system is moving into Southern Ontario today, bringing with it rain and temperatures as high as 10°C for today and tomorrow. Previous runoff events have broken up much of the ice cover on streams and caused ice jams in some locations. These jams could release…

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GRCA Elects New Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) held their 72nd Annual General Meeting in Port Hope on Thursday, February 21st. Jeff Lees, with The Municipality of Port Hope was elected as Chair of the Conservation Authority. As well, Mark Lovshin with Hamilton Township was elected to Vice Chair. The election was officiated by Mr. Glen Tozer…

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FLOOD / LOW WATER STATUS

GRCA Rain Barrel Fundraiser Order by May 17th 2019

Ontario Woodlot Association, 26th Annual Woodlot Conference (AGM)

NOTICE OF STUDY COMMENCEMENT


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