The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority is your public agency dedicated to the preservation of a healthy environment. As your partner, the NVCA provides the expertise to help protect our water, our land, our future.

Innovative watershed management supporting a healthy environment, communities and lifestyles.

Working together to lead, promote, support and inspire innovative watershed management.

We are committed to carrying out our responsibilities, providing services to our customers and working with our partners in a professional, accountable, responsible and dedicated manner.

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To achieve our mission, we have five major objectives to consider, including:

Our watershed is a large geographic area, approximately 3,700 sq. km, with jurisdiction in 18 municipalities (click here to view our watershed map). Based on the size of the municipality, one or more representatives is appointed as a member of our Board of Directors. Our members have a very important role and responsibility to represent the interests of their municipalities, consider the interests and needs of the Conservation Authority, and establish an effective reporting relationship with their municipal council and staff.

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