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Public Open House: Belfountain Conservation Area Management Plan

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by Credit Valley Conservation

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Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is hosting a public open house on the Management Plan for Belfountain Conservation Area. The open house will take place on Tuesday, June 19 at the Caledon Ski Club – West Lodge, 17431 Mississauga Road, Caledon.

The open house will include both a daytime drop-in and an evening session with a presentation. In the evening, CVC staff will present information on the management plan and vision for Belfountain Conservation Area. Staff will be available at both sessions to answer questions.

Timing for the open house is as follows:

Drop-in session:
2 to 4 p.m. (Drop-in anytime)

Information session:
6 to 8:30 p.m.

Background Information
Belfountain Conservation Area is located on the Niagara Escarpment within the Town of Caledon. It is one of CVC’s oldest and best known conservation areas. The conservation area is 138 acres in size and includes three separate parcels:

  • Belfountain Conservation Area
  • Willoughby Property
  • Cox Property

Belfountain Conservation Area is home to rare species and unique cultural heritage features. Management and visitation vary between the sites, but they are linked by common geography and natural features. Long-term management, as outlined through the Management Plan, will ensure that all features are protected and planned for in a meaningful way.

Why did CVC complete a Management Plan for Belfountain Conservation Area?
To effectively:

  • protect and manage natural and cultural heritage,
  • plan recreation programs,
  • improve visitor-related infrastructure, and
  • implement restoration and stewardship projects.

Visit cvc.ca/bcmp for more information or contact Laura Rundle, Conservation Lands Planner at 905-670-1615 ext. 418 or laura.rundle@cvc.ca.

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a local conservation authority established by the Ontario government in 1954 to protect, restore and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River watershed. That watershed is the area of land where all rainfall, snowmelt and runoff drain into lands and waters flowing into the Credit River. CVC creates connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. It inspires a deep appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.

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Media Contact
Baljit Seran
Specialist, Marketing & Communications
Credit Valley Conservation
905-670-1615 ext. 224
baljit.seran@cvc.ca