NPCA & COVID-19

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The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Ontario and taking steps to help prevent the spread of infection.

On this page, you will find the most up-to date information on impacts to NPCA programs and services, including cancellations, closures, and processes for re-opening. If you'd like to receive notice when this page is updated, click 'Sign Up' on the right.

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions relating to NPCA services, events, programs, and more.

The NPCA has the following measures in place to proactively protect staff and members of the public from the potential risk of contracting COVID-19:

  • Closure of NPCA Main Office and park buildings until further notice.
  • The postponement of all in-person conferences and events until further notice.
  • Scheduling of monthly virtual Full-Authority Board of Directors meetings since April 2020.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • All NPCA conservation areas remain open for passive use such as hiking and bird watching.
  • A list of NPCA properties and corresponding facilities and amenities can be found at www.npca.ca/parks, where details pertaining to available amenities, services and activities are also posted.
  • Washroom facilities are only available at Ball's Falls Centre for Conservation, Long Beach, Chippawa Creek, and Binbrook Conservation Areas.
  • NPCA's Enforcement, Planning & Regulations staff will continue to operate remotely, and will be available by telephone and email to assist you as necessary.

Public Health- COVID-19 Websites:

Available Tools Below:
Q&A: If you have questions that we haven't answered in the list of FAQs, please send us your question using the Q&A tool below and we'll do our best to address them in a timely manner.

COVID-19 Timeline: A detailed, chronology of NPCA actions and important dates up until July 2020. Followed by COVID-19 major announcements only up until April 2021.

Survey: Fill out this quick 1-minute survey and tell us if this portal helped you find what you were looking for.

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Ontario and taking steps to help prevent the spread of infection.

On this page, you will find the most up-to date information on impacts to NPCA programs and services, including cancellations, closures, and processes for re-opening. If you'd like to receive notice when this page is updated, click 'Sign Up' on the right.

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions relating to NPCA services, events, programs, and more.

The NPCA has the following measures in place to proactively protect staff and members of the public from the potential risk of contracting COVID-19:

  • Closure of NPCA Main Office and park buildings until further notice.
  • The postponement of all in-person conferences and events until further notice.
  • Scheduling of monthly virtual Full-Authority Board of Directors meetings since April 2020.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • All NPCA conservation areas remain open for passive use such as hiking and bird watching.
  • A list of NPCA properties and corresponding facilities and amenities can be found at www.npca.ca/parks, where details pertaining to available amenities, services and activities are also posted.
  • Washroom facilities are only available at Ball's Falls Centre for Conservation, Long Beach, Chippawa Creek, and Binbrook Conservation Areas.
  • NPCA's Enforcement, Planning & Regulations staff will continue to operate remotely, and will be available by telephone and email to assist you as necessary.

Public Health- COVID-19 Websites:

Available Tools Below:
Q&A: If you have questions that we haven't answered in the list of FAQs, please send us your question using the Q&A tool below and we'll do our best to address them in a timely manner.

COVID-19 Timeline: A detailed, chronology of NPCA actions and important dates up until July 2020. Followed by COVID-19 major announcements only up until April 2021.

Survey: Fill out this quick 1-minute survey and tell us if this portal helped you find what you were looking for.

  • Wednesday, June 10

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    • NPCA staff prepare for provincial announcement of Phase 2 opening in Niagara/Hamilton/Haldimand
  • Monday, June 8

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    • Province announces regions progressing to Phase 2 – Niagara/Hamilton/Haldimand not included
  • Friday, June 5

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    • Campgrounds open for seasonal campers (self-sufficient camping only)
  • Wednesday, May 27

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    • St. John’s open – now all CA’s open for passive use such as biking and hiking
  • Friday, May 22

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    • EC Brown & Jordan Harbour to open this weekend as part of phased approach
    • St. John’s to open shortly
  • Friday, May 15

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    • Discussion on when to open campgrounds in consultation with neighbouring CA’s as well as status of facilities
    • Hunting permitted at appropriate NPCA conservation areas
    • Jordan Harbour to open Saturday, May 16 (no rentals)
  • Wednesday, May 13

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    • NPCA makes decision to open more parks for passive use (with parking) in consultation with staff and partner municipalities
  • Tuesday, May 12

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    • Province extends emergency orders until June 2
  • Monday, May 11

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    • Passive parks with no parking open to the public
    • Media release regarding phased approach posted on npca.ca/our-voice
    • Bruce trail scheduled to open on Friday
  • Saturday, May 9

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    • Province announces opening of provincial parks and conservation reserves starting the week of May 11
    • Implementation of Phased Approach to park openings begins
    • Phase One Conservation Areas listed here: https://npca.ca/parks
Page last updated: 29 November 2021, 23:29