The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) is one of 36 conservation authorities in Ontario. A Conservation Authority's jurisdiction is based on a watershed an area of land drained by one stream or river. The CRCA is actually made up of 11 watersheds.
To find out more about the CRCA please visit the About Us section of our website.
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Planning on Building Near Water?If you are planning to build near a wetland or along the shoreline, you may require a planning review or a permit from the CRCA. To see the guidelines, click here. For general information about planning and regulations click here.
Fees are charged for planning and regulations applications to help recover our costs.
Bay of Quinte RAP ProgramsThe Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan has grant programs available for eligible landowners in the Bay of Quinte area. That includes parts of the Town of Greater Napanee and Loyalist Township in the CRCA watershed. Interested in enhancing local habitat? Click here for more information.
How to PayDaily conservation area admission fees can be paid in cash only.
We accept cash, cheque, VISA, MasterCard or debit card for payment of registration fees, application and permit fees, annual pass purchases, equipment rentals and donations.
Debit card payment is only available at the CRCA Administration Office and the Outdoor Centre at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. Sorry, debit is not available at the gate entries or at our other facilities.
Looking for a Place to Hold a Meeting or Special Event?The Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Outdoor Centre can turn your event or meeting into a one-of-a-kind experience. Whether you're planning a business meeting, wedding or family reunion, the Outdoor Centre offers the facilities you need in a beautiful, natural setting.
Reasonable rates, flexible food service, free parking and great accessibility are a few more good reasons to give us a call. For booking information or rates click here.
Cataraqui Source Protection Plan SubmittedThe Cataraqui Source Protection Plan has been submitted to the Ministry of the Environment for approval.
Learn more about drinking water source protection and view the plan by clicking here.
Accessibility for OntariansIf you are a person with a disability and require CRCA information in another format,
please contact (613) 546-4228 ext. 229 Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or e-mail email@example.com.
If you wish to see our Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) - Customer Service Policy please click here.
Spring Fling P.A. Day Program this FridayThere are still some spots left for our Spring Fling P.A. Day Program this Friday. Register nowto ensure your child's space (ages 6 - 11).
Water Levels NormalThe water levels in the Cataraqui watershed are back to normal. Learn more here.
Book Now for Spring School ProgramsDid you know that the CRCA offers curriculum-based conservation education programs for elementary and secondary school students in Kingston and Brockville?
We also offer programs for pre-schoolers and adults. Click here for more information about our school programs.
Get Outside With Us This SpringSpring has finally arrived! It's time to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air. viewing online. Copies are available at our Administration Office. Keep up-to-date on CRCA news and events by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Master PlanThe CRCA has developed a new master plan for Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. For more information about the Master Plan click here.
CRCA Board Meeting Agendas and MinutesOur meeting schedules, agendas and minutes for our Full Authority, Advisory Boards and Advisory Committees are posted on this website. Click here to go our meetings page.
Toll-free Number AvailableIf you're calling us long distance from the 613 area code, take advantage of our toll-free number. Just call 1-877-956-CRCA (2722) and you'll reach our Administration Office.
What's New?Find out by going to our news page to see our news releases. Click here to see the latest.
Read Cat Tales HereCat Tales is the CRCA newsletter. Click here to download our Winter Spring 2013 issue or back issues of our newsletter.
Updated May 21, 2013