WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT:
WATER SAFETY
Flood Potential: Low

TO: LOCAL MEDIA, SCHOOL BOARDS,MUNICIPALITIES, & LOCAL CA’s.ISSUED: June 6th, 2022 4:00 PMSUBJECT: WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT (WCS_03_22) The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority advises that Environment Canada has issued aspecial weather statement for our area. Thunderstorms will move in this evening and continuethrough the day tomorrow with potential for periods of heavy rainfall.Total rainfall amounts of…

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Ganaraska Forest Closed Until Further Notice

For Immediate Release, June 3, 2022, Ganaraska Watershed – The Ganaraska Forest continues to be closed to all users until further notice. On May 21, 2022, the Ganaraska Forest experienced a significant Derecho storm event. Early assessments suggest this was the largest natural disaster to impact the Ganaraska Forest since it was established in 1947.…

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GRCA 75th AGM

Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Virtually Celebrates 75 Years in Conservation at Annual General Meeting For Immediate Release, February 18, 2022, Ganaraska Watershed – The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) held their 75th Annual General Meeting via Zoom on Thursday, February 17th, 2022. Mark Lovshin with Hamilton Township was elected as Chair of your local Conservation…

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WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2022Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook – Flood Potential: LOW Ganaraska Watershed – The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority advises that a weather system will moveinto Southern Ontario Wednesday night with the potential for 30-40mm of rainfall by Thursday evening. Theforecast rainfall combined with melting snow and frozen ground conditions will…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

Please see the attached map of updated logging closures. The area in red is located in the central forest, just north of the Forest Centre. Be advised that the blue trail will be closed until operations are completed. Thank you for your patience.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority is continuing to monitor the latest COVID-19 developments and is taking precautions to keep our workplace safe for staff, visitors and partners across the watershed. All visitors must obtain a day pass or membership to use the forest. Note that day passes can be purchased online and printed at home, or through…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

Please see attached updated maps of active logging areas and routes in the Ganaraska Forest. Red represents logging areas and orange represents logging routes. Please use caution when in the vicinity of these areas.

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START PREPPING FOR SPRING TREE PLANTING THIS FALL

Start Preparing for Spring Tree Planting this Fall with the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) will continue to offer trees and shrubs for sale, or for free during in 2022, and now is the time to start planning. Through various partnerships with member municipalities and organizations, there are the multiple…

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