Photo of centre for conservation at balls falls surrounded by greenery
Photo of centre for conservation at balls falls surrounded by greenery

11.26.2019

Board of Directors Meeting Highlights-November

Delegations:

J. Baker, Canadian Co-chair of the Niagara River Ramsar Designation Steering Committee and J. Burney, US Co-chair of the Niagara River Ramsar Designation Steering Committee presented before the Board resulting in a resolution of support by the NPCA for the Ramsar Designation.

Request from Friends of Fort Erie Creek (FOFEC):

The NPCA Board approved a request to allow the Friends of Fort Erie Creek to construct a new operational facility at the Stevensville Conservation Area.

Twelve Mile Creek Restoration:

The Board authorized a Memorandum of Agreement with Trout Unlimited Canada to partner in the restoration of Twelve Mile Creek, Niagara’s only cold-water stream containing an existing population of brook trout.

NPCA Strategic Planning Committee:

The Board approved terms of reference for the creation of a strategic planning committee to guide the NPCA in 2020 toward establishing goals and direction for the organization in the coming years.

2020 Conservation Area Rates:

The Board approved the admission rates to Conservation Areas for the 2020 season.

Draft NPCA Volunteer Policy and Procedures:

The Board approved a Volunteer Policy and Procedure to ensure consistency in volunteer training, screening and recruitment.

Links to Minutes and Video:

https://npca.ca/administration/board-meetings