Lower Trent Conservation
Did You Know?

In the past 100 years, anywhere from 200 to 500 terrestrial vertebrate species have gone extinct. This is at least 100 times greater than the natural rate of extinction. 40.7% of amphibian species are endangered or at risk of becoming endangered.

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Lower Trent Conservation 2023 Watershed Report Card

Lower Trent Conservation staff use an integrated, science-based approach to understanding the ecological processes and state of natural resources in the watershed. Staff can be regularly seen in action monitoring water quality and quantity through partnership programs:

  • Provincial Water Quality Monitoring Network
  • Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network
  • Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network

Did you know that together, Ontario’s Conservation Authorities monitor 1,129 surface water sites and 489 groundwater sites? Learn more about how Conservation Authorities contribute to healthy watersheds.

Check out how Lower Trent Conservation’s watershed is doing.