NVCA Conservation Areas Reopening on May 15

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After weeks of closure, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is finally reopening conservation areas for public use on Friday, May 15, 2020. To ensure the safety of the community, only walking trails are open at this time. Buildings and bathrooms are closed for the time being.

“We are very pleased to be able to reopen our conservation areas. Our staff started to check and maintain the trails this past Monday. We understand everyone's frustration about wanting to get back to our conservation areas as soon as possible, but the safety of our visitors and staff are our highest priority." - Byron Wesson, Director of Conservation Services at the NVCA

Preparations include:

  • Checking many kilometres of trails for hazards and safety concerns.
  • Removing the barricades from parking lot entranceways.
  • Installing safe social distancing signage
  • Performing enhanced maintenance and cleaning operations.
  • Coordinating with applicable municipal partner authorities (police, fire departments, by-law) and other land management agencies.

The NVCA asks visitors to respect physical distancing rules and not to gather in groups of larger than five people, and staying at least 2 metres (or 6 feet) away from other groups.

Visitors to NVCA's conservation areas are required to purchase a daily parking pass ($6.50/day) or an annual parking pass ($45/year). Daily parking passes are available for purchase at the conservation area or at home. To purchase an annual parking pass, please email admin@nvca.on.ca. Here is more information about parking fees.

Please note that conservation areas are managed by Conservation Authorities while Parks and Conservation Reserves are managed by the Province of Ontario. If you're interested in visiting other conservation areas around the province, please contact the appropriate Conservation Authority.

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Date Posted:
May 13, 2020