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The information presented here includes a range of Conservation Sudbury news that will give you some insight into current issues and relevant community information.

Province strips away power of local conservation authorities

Sudbury.com By: Matt Durnan, December 9, 2020

COVID-19 recovery bill contains amendments to Conservation Authorities Act which gives final say on permits to the province.Carl Jorgensen - General Manager, Conservation Sudbury

Ice jam in Vermillion River being monitored by Conservation Sudbury

CBC News · Posted: Dec 04, 2020 11:34 AM ET | Last Updated: December 4

Unusual for ice jam to form in late fall; normally it's a spring problem. Conservation Sudbury is keeping an eye on a small ice jam on the Vermillion River in the Town of Capreol.Capreol ice jam 2020 - Conservation Sudbury

Conservation Sudbury is monitoring this small ice jam in the Vermillion River in the Town of Capreol. Some nearby residents are concerned it may cause flooding (Submitted by Ray Pauze)

Conservation Sudbury trying to keep eager beaver at bay along Lake Laurentian trail

By Angela Gemmill, CBC News Posted: Oct 06, 2016

Conservation Sudbury seems to be in a bit of a dispute with one of its more wild neighbours. The battle is over a wooden structure in the Lake Laurentian Conservation area.

A beaver is wreaking havoc on a floating boardwalk which crosses -oddly enough- Beaver Pond, says General Manager of Conservation Sudbury, Carl Jorgensen.

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This is the work of an eager beaver who is trying to expand its lodge on top of the floating boardwalk in the Lake Laurentian Conservation area in Sudbury. (From @Lake_Laurentian on Twitter)

Conservation Sudbury aims to give hikers more insight into nature

CBC News Posted: Apr 27, 2016 11:32 AM ET

Conservation Sudbury will be pointing the way to a fuller experience for users of the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area.

General Manager Carl Jorgensen says new signage will help people navigate the 970-hectare preserve in the middle of the city.

Existing signage has often been slapped together, Jorgensen said, and were often made of foam core boards and even paper wrapped in plastic.

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"Photographer Gerry Kingsley's daughter on a walk in Sudbury's Laurentian Conservation area. New trail signs for the area are on their way. (Gerry Kingsley)"

Flow pros: Here are your Fast Flowing Water Contest

By: Matt Durnan - Sudbury Northern Life | Jun 19, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Six students take home new cameras in seventh annual fast flowing water contest.FFW 2015 winners Northern Life article

The winners of the seventh annual Fast Flowing Water Contest were announced June 18 at Tom Davies Square.

Students in grades four through eight from six schools attended the awards ceremony where five lucky students received some nice hardware for their hard work.

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NDCA Receives Community Builders Award

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