Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority

Site: Port Hope - County Rd 28

Service: Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority - Administration, Port Hope - County Rd 28

Record #: NLD0761
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2023


Description (Service) Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority(GRCA) was established to further the conservation, restoration, development, and management of renewable natural resources.
  • Watershed strategies and management
  • flooding and erosion protection
  • flood forecasting and warning
  • Ontario low water response
  • surface water quality and quantity studies
  • groundwater management and protection
  • reforestation and sustainable woodlot management
  • ecosystem regeneration
  • environmental education and information programming
  • land acquisition
  • outdoor recreation
  • soil conservation
  • Source Water Protection
  • environmental land use planning
  • habitat restoration and protection
  • agricultural and rural landowner assistance
  • water resource and climate monitoring
  • sensitive wetlands
  • flood plains and valley lands protection, conservation area management
  • fish, wildlife and habitat studies
  • Conservation Areas:
    • Millennium Conservation Area
    • Thurne Parks Conservation Area
    • Richardson's Lookout Conservation Area
    • Garden Hill Conservation Area
    • Rice Lake Conservation Area
    • Sylvan Glen Conservation Area
    • Port Hope Conservation Area and Corbett's Dam
    • Cobourg Conservation Area and Ball's Mill Conservation Area
    • Ganaraska Forest

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Meetings: Full Authority Board meets the third Thu of the month 4 pm. Usually at the administrative office
Areas Served Alnwick/Haldimand ; Cavan Monaghan ; Cobourg ; Durham Region ; Hamilton Township ; Kawartha Lakes ; Port Hope (Municipality of)
Eligibility No restrictions

Residency Requirements: West of 35/115 Highway, North to Oak Ridges Moraine, South shore of Rice Lake, and just East of Cobourg.
Application Call or visit
Languages French - Reception
Fees Membership - Ganaraska Forest Membership Program

Address and Location

Located In Community Port Hope (Municipality of)
Address & Map
2216 County Rd 28
Port Hope, ON
Canada L1A 3V8
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-885-8173 ; Crisis - After hours: 289-251-1010, For flood emergencies (after normal business hours)
Fax 905-885-9824
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Primary Contact Linda J. Laliberte CPA, CGA, CAO/Secretary-Treasurer; Email:
Alternate Contact Craig Smith, Communications & Creative Design Specialist; Phone: ext 235; Email:

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