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Flood watch continues

A flood watch continues for the southern Grand River watershed. The Grand River Conservation Authority says cooler temperatures over the weekend reduced runoff throughout the watershed. Discharges from the Belwood and Conestoga Reservoirs were increased Saturday morning to release water

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GRCA issues flood warning

A flood warning is in effect for New Hamburg, Drayton and Woolwich Township. The Grand River Conservation Authority says warm air coupled with rainfall has triggered runoff across the watershed. It’s expected flooding will take place this afternoon and peak

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GRCA, Foundation rolls out green carpet

The Grand River Watershed Awards and Special Recognition event took place October 19, 2017 to present the 2017 Grand River Watershed Awards, scholarships and Community Conservation Grants. The evening was jointly organized by the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) and

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GRCA thinking ahead to next spring

If you’re a landowner from Burford to Branchton or Floradale to Fergus, then you may want to think about planting trees next spring. The Grand River Conservation Authority says if you own at least one hectare of land you’re eligible

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Brace yourself: Here come the Wild Wee Ones

Brace yourself, here come the Wild Wee Ones. Shades Mills Nature Centre in Cambridge is moving in a new direction and will offer an outdoor exploration program starting in October. Long provided to school children by the Grand River Conservation

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GRCA urges precaution

Observations by Grand River Conservation Authority staff this week have confirmed the presence of blue-green algae at Conestogo, Belwood, and Woolwich Reservoirs. The algae may contain a toxin called microcystin, which can cause illness when ingested by people or animals.

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