1-877-956-CRCA (2722)
  • CRCA spring event calendar
  • Tree planting: plant trees next spring
  • Learn about watershed management
  • Meet the CRCA Board Members


The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) is one of 36 conservation authorities in Ontario. A Conservation Authority's jurisdiction is based on a watershed an area of land drained by one stream or river. The CRCA is actually made up of 12 watersheds.

Current Flood Status

Water Statement Normal

Current Low Water Status

Water Safety Statement

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Enjoy a paddle at one of our Conservation Areas

We rent canoes and kayaks at Gould Lake & Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area during the summer months. rentals have started on the weekends at Gould Lake

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house construction

Have a building project? Planning some work along your shoreline?

If you are planning to build or alter land (e.g. excavation, filling) near a wetland, watercourse or along a shoreline, you may require planning approval or a permit from the CRCA.

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Tree Planting

Private Land Forestry Programs

Plant Trees Next Spring!
The CRCA offers a tree planting program to rural landowners on a cost-sharing basis. Learn more about the program by clicking the link below

Learn about Tree Planting Programs

Proposed Official Plan Amendment & Zoning By-Law Amendment Notice:

Purpose & effect of the applicaton: To amend the existing open space land use designation of approx 2.82 hectares - 1572 Sunnyside Road. For details please see the link to the application.

Public Meeting March 31, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

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Outdoor Centre

Outdoor Centre Rentals

The Outdoor Centre at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area is a unique location to hold a business meeting or special event. Reasonable rates, your own caterer and great views!

Rental Rates
school program

Book Now for School Programs

The CRCA offers curriculum-based conservation education programs for elementary and secondary school students at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area in Kingston and Mac Johnson Wildlife Area in Brockville. We also have programs for pre-schools and adults

Details on School Programs
Watershed checkup

Learn about the health of our watershed

See our 2013 Watershed Report Card to see how healthy our watersheds are.

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Donate through Canada Helps

Make a Donation

Make an online donation to the CRCA. You can direct your contribution to your favourite conservation area, the Cataraqui Trail, education programs or just make a general donation through CanadaHelps.org

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Contact Us

1641 Perth Road
P.O. Box 160
Glenburnie, Ontario, Canada
K0H 1S0

Telephone: (613) 546-4228
Toll-free Telephone (613 area code): 1-877-956-CRCA (2722)
Fax: (613) 547-6474
E-mail: info@crca.ca

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