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Road and quarry photo
Road and quarry photo

05.30.2020

Wainfleet Takes Dim View of By-law Disrespect

Water rushing through rocks meeting

05.26.2020

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights- May 2020

A circle of hands with dirt and plants

05.26.2020

IMPORTANCE OF OUTDOOR EDUCATION AT HOME

Photo of water and rocks, brown

05.15.2020

Remembering Walkerton: 20 Years Since the Drinking Water Tragedy

Photo of wetland and greenery at e.c. brown conservation areas

05.11.2020

CONSERVATION AREA TRAILS OPEN FOR PASSIVE USE

A phased approach to reopening our conservation areas

Photo of yellow and white vireo bird

05.07.2020

WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY 2020

Virtual Event Celebrating How Birds Connect Our World

kids hiking nature pathways

04.27.2020

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights-April 2020

Brown rocks under a river

04.21.2020

CONSERVATION AUTHORITY LAUNCHES ONLINE ENGAGEMENT PORTAL

Information relating to COVID-19 and its impact on programs, services, and events

Water and greenery floating, surrounded by green skies

03.25.2020

CONSERVATION AREAS CLOSED TO PUBLIC, INCLUDING PASSIVE USE

Photo of people around the table at the full authority meeting

03.20.2020

MARCH FULL AUTHORITY MEETING - CANCELLED

Poster for hawkwatch with hawk in background, brown colour

03.19.2020

ANNUAL NIAGARA PENINSULA HAWKWATCH OPEN HOUSE- CANCELLED

centre for conservation at balls falls surrounded by green blooms and blue cloudy skies

03.19.2020

FULL AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING TELECONFERENCE

Outdoor greenery and leafs changing colour around a road

03.16.2020

NPCA ANNOUNCES CONSERVATION AREA FACILITIES CLOSED TO PUBLIC

Greenery floating on water surrounded by sunset and skies

03.14.2020

Conservation Area Facilities Closed to the Public

Three kids pointing to insects at conservation areas

03.14.2020

Ball’s Falls March Break Camp Programming Cancelled

Kids at camp overlooking the ball's falls waterfalls

03.13.2020

BALL’S FALLS MARCH BREAK ADVENTURE DAY CAMP REMAINS OPEN

Greenery floating on water surrounded by blue skies

03.11.2020

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights- February

conservation awards recipients

02.27.2020

NPCA RECOGNIZES THE EFFORTS AND COMMITMENT OF VOLUNTEERS

Brown poster for Beamer Hawkwatch open house, brown hawk on the background

02.18.2020

HAWKWATCH SEASON BEGINS AT BEAMER MEMORIAL CONSERVATION AREA

creek water image of clean flowing water

02.06.2020

NPCA LAUNCHES CLIENT SERVICE STANDARDS GUIDELINES FOR PLANNING AND PERMIT REVIEW

Photo of leaves on water surrounded by blue skies

01.28.2020

PROVINCE APPOINTS BILL HODGSON AS NIAGARA SOURCE PROTECTION COMMITTEE CHAIR

01.24.2020

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights-January

Scenic photo of Binbrook Conservation Area, trees and grass

01.17.2020

STATEMENT FROM NPCA BOARD CHAIR REGARDING BOARD EXPENSES

brenda johnson photo at board of directors

01.15.2020

NPCA BOARD HOLDS ITS 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Chair Brenda Johnson and Vice Chair Bruce Mackenzie Elected

water on top of brown rocks

01.09.2020

Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority’s Position on Climate Change

Trees and blue sky with NPCA logo

01.09.2020

UNAUTHORIZED TREE REMOVAL RESULTS IN CHARGES LAID BY NPCA

Collage of photos including board of directors, CAO and staff in a yellow flower background

12.27.2019

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights-December

Photo of twelve mile creek

12.20.2019

A Partnership in the Making: Trout Unlimited Canada and the NPCA sign MOA

Ball's Falls Centre for Conservation surrounded by greenery

12.19.2019

WOMENCHANT CHORUS & DRUMMERS BENEFIT CONCERT FOR NIAGARA PENINSULA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION ON SUNDAY

Photo of wetland-land area surrounded by green aquatic plants

12.19.2019

STATEMENT ON NEW WHISTLEBLOWER POLICY PASSED BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

blue water and rocks

12.17.2019

NPCA IS FIRST CONSERVATION AUTHORITY TO USE ALERTABLE APP

Alertable allows Flood Advisories to be sent straight to user, on their device

NPCA logo surrounded by trees and blue skies

12.13.2019

NPCA WELCOMES MS. CHANDRA SHARMA AS NEW CAO

Green blooming trees surrounded by blue water

12.13.2019

NPCA Voluntary Salary Disclosure

Water on top of brown rocks

11.28.2019

Conservation Authorities Pleased Their Role in Ontario’s Flood Management is Recognized

2019 Flood Advisor Report

Photo of centre for conservation at balls falls surrounded by greenery

11.26.2019

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights-November

Kiddies going through the treetop trekking children's area

11.25.2019

Treetop Trekking Wins Award from International Attractions Industry

Gloomy view of water with greenery around it

11.07.2019

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING HIGHLIGHTS: OCTOBER

Green leaves floating on the water

11.05.2019

STATEMENT REGARDING NPCA SALARY DISCLOSURES

Nature and lake shot

10.18.2019

JOINT STATEMENT: NPCA & FORMER CAO, MARK BRICKELL

People running and spending time outdoors in green space and trees

10.18.2019

Ontario Launches Healthy Parks Healthy People Consultation

Take the Survey!

NPCA Logo with green trees and blue sky

10.10.2019

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights- September

September 18, 2019

Pumpkin on glass with wooden welcome sign

09.29.2019

ANNUAL BALL’S FALLS THANKSGIVING FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 45 YEARS

A NIAGARA FAVOURITE FAMILY TRADITION

Trees and NPCA logo

09.27.2019

NPCA SUPPORTS THE CLIMATE CHANGE RALLY

Office Closure & Statement by NPCA Board Chair, Dave Bylsma

Bee pollinating purple flowers

09.18.2019

Niagara Region Pollinator Garden Planting Event

Group of students and staff wearing green with a background of nature and lake

09.10.2019

Niagara Rowing School & NPCA Provide Kids With Outdoor Adventures at Jordan Harbour

Green space and lake

08.19.2019

Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services

kids pointing at insects at conservation area

08.15.2019

NIAGARA PENINSULA CONSERVATION AUTHORITY HOSTS “BIOBLITZ”

AT BALL'S FALLS CONSERVATION AREA

Dave Byslma and Gayle Wood discuss project sitting at a table at Ball's Falls Conservation Area

07.24.2019

BOARD OF DIRECTORS EXTENDS CAO CONTRACT

Contract Extended Until December 31, 2019

Trees and NPCA logo

07.19.2019

Public Notice Regarding Falsified Information

Old-school vehicle at Bolerama event

07.03.2019

LONG BEACH CONSERVATION AREA HOSTS 19TH ANNUAL ONTARIO BOLERAMA

“Wheel Appeal” is the theme for 2019

Green space and lake

06.28.2019

NPCA GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Postponed

Trees and NPCA logo

06.21.2019

NPCA STATEMENT REGARDING PORT COLBORNE QUARRY PIT 1

Photo of Ontario's Conservation Areas Visitor Guide front page

06.20.2019

ONTARIO’S CONSERVATION AREAS VISITORS GUIDE

Nearly 300 Conservation Areas Just Waiting to be Explored

Green space surrounding Centre for Conservation at Ball's Falls

06.17.2019

JUNE 19 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Meeting will begin with closed session.

Trees and NPCA logo

06.10.2019

Mountainview Natural Playground & Healing Garden, opens at Pathstone

Photo of historical church at Ball's Falls

05.27.2019

STAR TREK DISCOVERY FILMS AT BALL’S FALLS CONSERVATION AREA

A new philosophical planet— ‘New Eden’— known as Ball’s Falls

Green space surrounding Centre for Conservation building at Ball's Falls

05.17.2019

NPCA WELCOMES CITIZEN APPOINTEES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Trees and NPCA logo

05.13.2019

NPCA RECEIVES RULING ON BOARD COMPOSITION

Vice Chair, Diana Huson, with Trout Unlimited Canada members

05.08.2019

LAUNCHING HEALTHY TWELVE MILE CREEK PILOT PROGRAM IN NIAGARA REGION

Trees and NPCA logo

05.06.2019

NPCA AND NIAGARA RESTORATION COUNCIL CONTINUE RESEARCH ON RAMSAR DESIGNATION FOR THE NIAGARA RIVER

Ms. Jocelyn Baker, new Ramsar Designation Project Manager

Trees and NPCA logo

05.06.2019

STATEMENT FROM INTERIM CAO, GAYLE WOOD REGARDING NPCA v BAKER

Board of Directors meeting

05.03.2019

AUDITOR GENERAL OF ONTARIO’S SPECIAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS INITIATED BY NPCA

Trees and NPCA logo

04.30.2019

MESSAGE FROM CAO/SECRETARY-TREASURER

Voluntary salary declaration 2019

Father and son enjoying fishing at St. Johns pond

04.24.2019

FAMILY FISHING TRADITION CONTINUES AT ST. JOHNS CONSERVATION AREA

Enjoy a beautiful spring day with family and friends

04.18.2019

100 DAYS OF CHANGE AT THE NIAGARA PENINSULA CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

100 days since Board of Directors it began working towards transparency and accountability for the organization

Trees and NPCA logo

04.16.2019

NPCA CAO AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS WORKING TOWARDS TRANSPARENCY AND OPEN DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITY

Poster of Hawkwatch event, featuring a big hawk

04.15.2019

BIRDS OF PREY SOAR OVER THE NIAGARA PENINSULA ON GOOD FRIDAY

Live bird demonstrations, children’s activities, nature club displays, and more

Guests at Conservation Awards

03.11.2019

NPCA CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERS

At its 28th Annual Conservation Awards

NPCA logo on giant banner at Conservation Awards

02.27.2019

NPCA 28TH ANNUAL CONSERVATION AWARDS

Recognizing the efforts and commitment of 942 volunteers in 2018

Trees and NPCA logo

02.26.2019

NPCA WELCOMES INTERIM CAO GAYLE WOOD

Term of 5 months while Board continues search for permanent CAO

Trees and NPCA logo

02.21.2019

INTERIM CAO & NPCA BOARD ANNOUNCE MUTUAL AGREEMENT

Trees and NPCA logo

02.07.2019

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEETS

Binbrook Superintendent poses with little girl, winner of ice derby prize

02.06.2019

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR BINBROOK HARD WATER DERBY

Trees and NPCA logo

02.01.2019

CAO SELECTION COMMITTEE MEETS

Adults and kids enjoy ice fishing at Binbrook

01.31.2019

A GREAT DAY OF ICE FISHING WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Residents are invited to join the family fun at Binbrook Conservation Area on Saturday, February 2, 2019

Trees and NPCA logo

01.28.2019

BOARD CONTINUES RESPONSIBLY MOVING FORWARD

As it Provides Stability

Trees and NPCA logo

01.17.2019

NPCA Diamond Annual General Meeting

Chair Bylsma and Vice Chair Huson Unanimously Elected

Trees and NPCA logo

01.08.2019

New NPCA Board Has Positive First Meeting - Chair Bylsma and Vice Chair Huson elected

Trees and NPCA logo

12.14.2018

Official Statement: NPCA ANNOUNCES DAVID BARRICK AS INTERIM CAO

The Interim CAO will support the 2019 Board of Directors in their search of a new Chief Administrative Officer.

Woman Holding Dslr Camera in front of tree

12.10.2018

WINTER PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT

Explore the outdoors, visit conservation areas across Niagara, Haldimand, and Hamilton, and have fun with family and friends!

Girl in red sweater walking on wood bridge amongst the trees

12.10.2018

ZIP LINE ADVENTURE PARK COMING TO HAMILTON

Construction is underway!

Trees and NPCA logo

12.10.2018

NPCA APPOINTS LISA MCMANUS AS INTERIM CAO

Continues to implement the AG’s recommendations

Trees and NPCA logo

12.10.2018

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

CLARIFICATION ON NPCA BOARD APPOINTMENT PROCESS

Tree branch and award logo

11.21.2018

AWARD OF MERIT NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Recognizing the achievements of volunteers and the impact of their efforts.

Trees and NPCA logo

11.20.2018

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Auditor General Report issued by Mark Brickell, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority CAO

Trees and NPCA logo

11.19.2018

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Auditor General Report issued by Sandy Annunziata, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Board Chair

Trees and NPCA logo

11.18.2018

NPCA WELCOMES RELEASE OF AUDITOR GENERAL’S SPECIAL AUDIT REPORT

NPCA is already implementing the 18 recommendations within its purview in the report

Trees and NPCA logo

11.16.2018

NPCA ANNOUNCES NEW WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM

Up to $50,000 available for projects that will improve the Niagara Peninsula Watershed

Group of individuals posing with tree planting tools

11.15.2018

NPCA AND GOOGLE TEAM UP FOR A POLLINATOR GARDEN

At William Nassau Park

Trees and NPCA logo

11.14.2018

NPCA LAUNCHES NPCADIALOGUE.CA

Continued Transparency at NPCA

Trees and NPCA logo

11.13.2018

OPP CONFIRMS NO WRONGDOING AT NPCA

Citizen’s claims unfounded

Board chair shakes hand of Metis partner

11.12.2018

MÉTIS NATION REPRESENTATIVE ADDED TO NPCA COMMITTEE

"The Métis Nation is honoured to be moving forward with a relationship with the NPCA"

Trees and NPCA logo

11.11.2018

CHAIR CLARIFIES NPCA’S ROLE IN PROVINCIALLY SIGNIFICANT WETLAND

"The language is very clear and will be respected ..."

Group of individuals posing in green field

11.10.2018

NPCA PLANTING FOUR MONARCH/POLLINATOR GARDENS

"Monarchs are a beautiful creature, and it's important that we ensure they have the proper habitat to thrive"