Funding and Assistance Available!
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has a number of programs available to assist farmers and rural residents with undertaking projects in our watershed. We provide assistance through grants, professional services and technical advice. For more information on the programs below, or to signup, please call us at 1-800-267-3504.
Rural Clean Water Program
We offer financial and technical assistance to farmers and rural residents undertaking projects to protect and improve water quality. Grants are available for different project categories, including well decommissioning, septic repair/replacement, erosion control, manure storage, controlled tile drainage, watercourse fencing, cover crops, and many more. Please note that those interested in applying are required to contact the RVCA prior to starting any work. To learn more, please click here.
Shoreline Naturalization Program
RVCA’s Shoreline Naturalization Program provides site visits, advice, custom planting plans, native plants and assistance with planting. To learn more, please click here.
Trees for Tomorrow Reforestation Program
The RVCA offers a full-service reforestation program to all residents in the Rideau Valley Watershed. Our professional tree planting program has planted over 5.7 million trees since 1983 and is looking to plant more. To learn more, please click here.
Information on stewardship programs offered by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority