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Free Movie Screening of Waterlife

SOLD OUT! Over 200 seats have been reserved for this event. If you’re still interested in attending, you can be added to a wait list using the link below. We will only contact you if a seat becomes available. Thank you for your interest!

Join the Niagara River (Ontario) Remedial Action Plan partnership  for a FREE screening of Waterlife on Wednesday, April 25, 2018….

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Niagara Treaty of 1950

On February 27, 1950,  the Treaty between Canada and the United States of America Concerning the Diversion of the Niagara River was signed to ensure the preservation and enhancement of the scenic beauty of Niagara Falls and the Niagara River, while providing for the most beneficial use of the river waters.

Flow Rates

The Treaty establishes minimum amount of water that must flow over the Niagara Falls…

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Great Lakes Protection Initiative Funding Announced

On February 1, 2018 the Government of Canada announced its 2018-2019 funding for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative. Through the Great Lakes Protection Initiative, the Government of Canada takes action to address the most significant environmental challenges affecting Great Lakes water quality and ecosystem health by delivering on Canada’s commitments under the Canada-United States Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. The Initiative focuses on 8 priority…

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Habitat restoration efforts continue to improve the Niagara River ecosystem

Coastal wetlands are important spawning and nursery habitat for various native fishes and are critical in improving fish populations. In 2015, a vegetation assessment by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) determined that approx. 75% of the coastal wetlands along the Niagara River’s Canadian shoreline were lost due to shoreline hardening. As a result, 7 sites along the Upper Niagara River…

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Your August E-Newsletter is here!

Our August E-newsletter was sent out and is ready for reading!  This month we highlighted  wastewater as it’s been an area of interest with the recent discharge on the U.S. side of the Niagara River. What is a sewer overflow? Where are they located on our side of the River? What can be done to prevent them? Click the link below to learn all…

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About Us

Efforts from many key partners in the RAP Team continue to help complete priority actions for the restoration, protection, and enhancement of the Niagara River ecosystem. This initiative is made possible through the financial support of the Government of Canada and Ontario, in partnership with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority.

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