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Niagara River Mussel Biomonitoring Program: Long-term Water Quality Trends 2012-2018

Since 1983 the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MECP) has been committed to the biomonitoring of contaminants in the Niagara River using caged mussels (Elliptio complanata) and more recently using passive samplers and polyethylene devices as part of Ontario’s commitment to the binational Niagara River Toxics Management Plan (NRTMP). These studies have provided information on suspected contaminant sources and source areas between…

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Delisting Strategy: Niagara River (ON) Area of Concern

This document was developed to provide the most up-to-date summary of information about the Niagara River’s remaining BUIs, provide guidance for applying specific delisting criteria, and identify the remaining priority actions and appropriate lead organization(s) involved in the RAP who will implement the activities for each impairment.

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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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