Watershed Plans 5-year Update (2020)

Central Lake Ontario Conservation (CLOCA) has prepared updated Watershed Plans for the Lynde Creek, Oshawa Creek, Black/Harmony/Farewell Creek and Bowmanville / Soper Creek watersheds. These watershed plans represent a five-year update to existing watershed plans. The goal of watershed planning is to provide a framework to protect, enhance and restore watersheds so they are healthy and resilient.

By examining the relationship between ecological conditions and human activities, we can determine how these watersheds should be managed to retain their ecological integrity, and support human health and safety. The watershed plans are important tools to support municipal partners in conforming to provincial land use planning directives to build more sustainable communities. 

Watershed Plans' StoryMap

An overview of Central Lake Ontario Conservation's Watershed Plans using StoryMaps, to illustrate jurisdictions, heritage features, conservation targets and more. You can also discover your watershed with the 'Find Your Watershed' feature tool.

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Explore and interact with our Watershed Plans with our online 'Discover' tool. Created to assist practitioners, familiar with the Plans, to access information quickly and efficiently, including interactive web maps. Use this tool to quickly navigate and download those portions of the Plans most relevant to your interests.

Lynde Creek

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Oshawa Creek

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Black / Harmony / Farewell Creek

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Bowmanville / Soper Creek

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Watershed Plan PDF.

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Watershed Plan PDF.

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Watershed Plan PDF.

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Watershed Plan PDF.