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Long Point Region Conservation Authority – Response to COVID-19

March 17, 2020

LPRCA Administration Office closed to public, services remain accessible by phone, email & web.

Long Point Region Conservation Authority will be closing the Administration Office, the Conservation Education Centre at Backus Heritage Conservation Area and the Waterford Workshop to the public as of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Authority services will remain accessible through phone, email and the LPRCA website.

The health and safety of Long Point Region Conservation Authority (LPRCA) staff, clients and communities is at the forefront of all work done by LPRCA. As the COVID-19 situation has been progressing, LPRCA has been carefully monitoring information shared by public health authorities and adopting recommendations to best protect the health and safety of all.

In addition, LPRCA’s five Conservation Areas with campgrounds – Backus Heritage CA, Deer Creek CA, Haldimand CA, Norfolk CA and Waterford North CA – are closed to the public as LPRCA maintenance staff are working on the premises. All other LPRCA conservation areas, those without campgrounds, remain open for the public to access for passive day use such as hiking.

Anyone looking to speak with LPRCA staff can contact the front desk by phone at 519-842-4242 or through email at, or can contact staff or departments directly using contact information from the Staff Directory.

Planning applications will continue to be accepted digitally. Applications can be submitted to

LPRCA will continue to monitor the latest information from health authorities and will adjust services as required. Further service disruptions and changes will be communicated through the LPRCA website and social media accounts.