The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) is a watershed-based partner, working with the local community providing services and information to efficiently protect and enhance the environment for present and future generations.

The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority‘s area of jurisdiction lies over the watersheds of all streams, which drain into the Thames River from the Village of Delaware, to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary has jurisdiction over the watersheds of all streams which drain into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks  watershed in the west. Total area covers over 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) in southwestern Ontario and is home to nearly 100,000 people.

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100 Thames Street
Chatham, ON N7L 2Y8
P: 519-354-7310

Online Donations – Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority

Your contribution makes it possible for Canadian land trusts and American Friends to permanently protect Canada’s lakes, rivers, shorelines, wetlands, forests, for the benefit or fish, wildlife, and all of us.

American Friends assists organizations dedicated to protecting Canada’s iconic landscapes by accepting gifts of cash, securities and land from US taxpayers who recommend grants to American Friends’ partners. American Friends is recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a publicly-supported charity; therefore gifts to American Friends are tax deductible to U.S. taxpayers

By selecting Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority from the list below you can recommend that your donation (minus a small percentage retained by American Friends to cover costs of administering its grant program) be used to make a grant to a specific Canadian conservation organization. Grantees meet American Friends’ strict eligibility criteria and are in good standing with American Friends. Please read the terms for making grant recommendations to American Friends. (If your favorite Canadian conservation charity is not listed, encourage them to contact American Friends.)

If you wish to support American Friends’ innovative and successful cross-border conservation program that is permanently preserving ecologically significant land and water across Canada simply select its name from the list below.

By selecting a Canadian grantee, you are acknowledging that American Friends’ board has absolute discretion and exclusive power to decide whether or not to follow your recommendation and that, as required by the Internal Revenue Service, American Friends will not accept contributions earmarked for or directed to a specific Canadian organization.

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