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 supports permanent protection of lakes, rivers, shorelines, wetlands, and forests in some of Canada’s most beloved and threatened regions.

American Friends of Canadian Conservation operates like a donor-advised fund – accepting gifts of cash, securities, and land from U.S. taxpayers like you who recommend grants to qualified partner organizations. American Friends is a U.S. 501(c)(3) publicly-supported charity; therefore your donation is tax deductible in the U.S.

By contributing on this page, you are requesting that American Friends use your donation (minus a small percentage retained to cover costs of administering the grant program) to make a grant to Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority. Please read the terms for making grant recommendations to American Friends.

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