The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority manages 20 hectares (50 acres) of the wetland. Lake Erie shoreline, Provincially Significant Wetland, ANSI Site located near Rondeau Provincial Park. It is open 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. all year, free of charge.
The LTVCA has acquired land in the watershed (see watershed map) to protect environmentally sensitive lands, wetlands, culturally unique features such as the Ska-Nah-Doht Iroquoian Village and significant biological, ecological, historical and scenic qualities from development. Over 1,000 acres of conservation land have been preserved at 20 sites for public use across the LTVCA watershed. It is estimated that well over 1,000,000 people have made use of all the conservation lands over the years. The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Foundation helps to support the programs and facilities offered at these conservation lands. Volunteer groups are valuable partners, assisting the LTVCA with local initiatives, projects and events. Conservation Education programs are offered at several park.
Information provided by the Lower Thames Conservation website.
Directions: From Talbot Trail and Communication Road, turn south onto Communication Road to New Scotland Line and turn left. Turn right onto Wellington or Kent Street, in the hamlet of Shrewsbury, located at the end of the road.
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