The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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About Us

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) is a local watershed management organization, incorporated under the Conservation Authorities Act (1946).

Since 1951, we have been dedicated to conserving, restoring and managing the Lake Simcoe watershed​.

Our jurisdiction, which began in the East Holland River with five municipalities, has grown to include the entire Lak​e Simcoe watershed with the exception of the City of Orillia and the Upper Talbot River subwatershed.

We are governed by an 18-member Board of Directors, appointed within a four-year cycle by its 9 member municipalities. Each year, the Board of Directors elects a Chair and Vice Chair from among its 18 members.

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Vision

Healthy lake, healthy land, healthy life… for generations to come.

Mission

We collaborate to protect and restore the Lake Simcoe watershed with innovative research, policy and action.

Values

  • Optimism

    We are confident that the work we do is having a positive impact now and for the future

  • Inclusivity

    We value and respect the importance of a diversity of perspectives, knowledge and experience.

  • Innovation

    We encourage and pursue advancements in science, technology, education and communications because these are integral to success.

  • Integrity

    We are consistent and honest; we use fair and equitable principles as part of our decision making. ​

  • Accountability

    We take ownership for our actions and we measure our success so that we know if we're doing the right things the right way.

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