Lower Trent Conservation
Did You Know?

Collectively, Conservation Authorities own and protect a total of 150,000 hectares, including forests, wetlands, areas of natural and scientific interest, recreational lands, natural heritage and cultural sites, as well as, land for flood and erosion control.


Outreach and Stewardship

Education and outreach are critically important to engaging residents in environmentally sustainable
behaviours and drawing attention to conservation issues.  Special events, workshops, volunteer activities, displays, new media and website development, press releases and publications are some of the initiatives that provide opportunities for everyone to learn about the importance of environmental protection and stewardship of the Lower Trent watershed region.

Take a Tour of the ‘Seven Natural Wonders of the Trent River Valley’

Here is our version of the ‘seven wonders’ – some lesser known yet unique natural features within the Trent River valley. From the virgin forest of Peter’s Woods to the scenic Ranney Falls gorge to the hydrological jewel at Douglas Springs, we hope you enjoy exploring these special natural places.