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COVID-19 Update – Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Conservation Areas to be CLOSED during COVID-19, effective immediately

The Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) announces the closure of all eight of their Conservation Areas effective immediately, until further notice. This measure is being taken to proactively protect staff and members of the public from the potential risk of contracting COVID-19. 

These closures include the following Conservation Areas:

  1. Bowmanville/Westside Marshes Conservation Area, Clarington

  2. Crow’s Pass Conservation Area, Port Perry

  3. Enniskillen Conservation Area, Clarington

  4. Heber Down Conservation Area (including the dog park), Whitby

  5. Long Sault Conservation Area, Bowmanville

  6. Lynde Shores Conservation Area, Whitby

  7. Purple Woods Conservation Area, Oshawa

  8. Stephen’s Gulch Conservation Area, Clarington

 

This decision was made in support of the recent legislation put in place by the province of Ontario to help impede the spread of COVID-19 and to keep CLOCA staff and watershed residents as safe as possible throughout this difficult time.

Please monitor the CLOCA website and social media channels (on Facebook and Twitter) for updates. The Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority appreciates your understanding and thanks you for your patience.

Please note that CLOCA’s administrative office also remains closed to the public until further notice, however CLOCA will continue to operate at full capacity with all departments providing their respective services on a remote basis, with full access to email and phone. Please refer to their staff directory for staff contact information. Alternatively, you can leave a message at 905-579-0411 and CLOCA staff will respond accordingly.

CLOCA Administrative Office closed to the public until further notice

In the best interest of our staff and our community, Central Lake Ontario Conservation will be taking precautionary mitigation measures relating to the COVID-19 virus and will be closing our administrative office to the public until further notice. CLOCA will continue to operate at full capacity with all departments providing their respective services on a remote basis, with full access to email and phone. Please refer to our staff directory for staff contact information. Alternatively, you can leave a message at 905-579-0411 and we will respond accordingly. Please monitor our website and social media for updates. 

Earth Day Tree Planting and Clean-up cancelled

The Earth Day General Motors' Tree Planting and Town of Whitby's Clean-up events at Heber Down Conservation Area have been cancelled as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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