Our Mission and More

Our Mission

The Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation is a registered environmental charity working to help protect and conserve the lands and waters of the valley of the Rideau River in Eastern Ontario.

Guiding Principles

 We attract and inspire philanthropy in response to the unique needs of the Rideau Valley watershed

  • We complement and support the work of the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
  • We are wise and prudent stewards of funds
  • We value transparency, ethical practice, accountability and are an accredited member of Imagine Canada
  • We value and strive to maintain donor confidence and volunteer engagement

The Foundation raises funds and in-kind gifts for three major areas of conservation work:

Land Care - land protection and conservation, tree planting, erosion control, landowner information, trail building and maintenance, outdoor signage, picnic tables, benches, picnic tables and boardwalks

River Care - water quality monitoring, biodiversity monitoring, wetland inventories, invasive species and garbage removal, clean water projects.

Conservation Education - outdoor learning and experiences, accessible programs and services, onsite landowner visits, research projects, public even

You can help

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