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.

EAB Replacement Tree Program 

The EAB Replacement Program is now CLOSED for 2023. If you are still wanting seedlings, there is stock still available for purchase through the Native Plant Sale.

This program is funded by Northumberland County and is administered by Lower Trent Conservation. Its focus is to replace forest cover lost to the Emerald Ash Borer, however, you do not need to have ash trees on your property to apply, however, you do need to live in Northumberland County.

All applications will be reviewed on a first-come first-served basis. Successful applicants will be notified by email. Pick-up of the free seedlings will be in the spring 2023 at the Lower Trent Conservation Administration Office.

For more information or to schedule your site visit with Lower Trent Conservation, contact Ewa Bednarczuk, Ecology & Stewardship Specialist at 613-394-3915 extension 252