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Phragmites Trimmers Available for Community Groups!

Phragmites is a tall invasive grass that can be found along road side ditches, river banks and shorelines. The Beaver River Watershed Initiative has generously provided two long reach hedge trimmers to help enable volunteer groups wishing to cut invasive Phragmites this summer.   (Full News Release/Fact Sheet)

To learn more about hosting a Phragmites cutting event with your group and how to borrow these trimmers please contact:

Rebecca Ferguson

519-376-3076 ext 236


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Property Closures:

    • – Eugenia Falls is now closed for the fall/winter season 
    • – Indian Falls is closed due to flooding on the trails. 

Please read Visiting Conservation Areas for important info.

Please note that we are currently operating at a temporarily reduced capacity while also experiencing a high number of applications and inquiries to our Environmental Planning Department at this time. Please use our contact form only for inquiries related to planning and development permits. Inquiries must include all requested information for a response by a planning staff member.


The GSCA office is open again to the public. The lobby will be open between 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm (Monday-Friday) for individuals to drop off items, pick up any necessary materials, and to pay for services. COVID-19 self-screening will be required prior to entering the building and masks are mandatory. Meetings with staff will be by appointment only starting on October 18, 2021.

Some GSCA staff will be working remotely and may not have access to office phones.

Please utilize email or website contact forms (for planning and development permit related inquiries) as the most reliable way to reach our staff at this time.

Visit this link for more information about visiting properties during COVID-19.  Please visit this link for ongoing updates related to COVID-19.

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