Maitland Conservation is adjusting operations to help reduce the risk of transmissions of coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result of the provincial stay-at-home directive, adjustments to our services are being made:
- The Maitland Conservation Administration Centre in Wroxeter will be closed to the public until February 11, 2021. This date may change based on further provincial directives.
- Our staff will be working remotely during this period and are available by telephone and email. Open our staff directory to find contact information.
- Please be assured that flood and erosion safety services will continue as usual. If you need to report a flood or erosion emergency please call 519-357-0890.
1. Maitland Conservation Events
We have also made some changes to Conservation Authority events:
- The Gorrie Conservation Area Public Information Centre (PIC) scheduled for January 14 and 15th at the Administration Centre in Wroxeter has been postponed. Staff are currently assessing options for the the PIC. Information will be posted once a plan for holding the PIC has been developed.
- The next Maitland Conservation Members’ meeting scheduled for Wednesday January 27, will be held via Zoom. If you are interested in viewing the meeting in a webinar format, please email Jayne Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Falls Reserve Conservation Area
The 2021 camping season will run from April 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021. On-line reservations for the 2021 camping season are now open at: 2021 Camping Reservations
Falls Reserve is accepting applications for new seasonal campers. Please email email@example.com for information on the application process and site availability.
The park remains open for day-use throughout the year. Please note:
- A day-use permit is still required during the off season.
- Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash. Please pick up after your pet.
- Stay safe – practice physical distancing by remaining at least 2 metres away from other visitors.
- Keep moving – use the trails to move, not gather.
- Shared space – stay alert, walkers, skiers, snowshoers and bikers use our trails.
- Anyone feeling sick or showing symptoms of COVID-19 shall not enter the Conservation Area.
3. Other Conservation Area
All other Conservation Areas have reopened for limited day use access.
- Please follow physical distancing recommendations – stay 2 metres apart.
- No fires, camping or social gatherings.
For information on the local COVID-19 situation visit the Huron Perth Public Health website at: hpph.ca
Maitland Conservation apologizes for the inconvenience these changes may cause but we are committed to protecting the health of our staff and watershed communities. If additional changes to our operations are required, we will provide updates on our website and social media channels.
If you have questions or concerns please contact:
Jayne Thompson, Communications and GIS-IT Coordinator