"In recent years, there has been an increasing awareness of the need to protect and conserve our energy, heritage and natural resources… The role of the City is to maintain, preserve and promote good stewardship of the natural resources within the City for existing and future needs and to protect the diversity and interdependence of these natural areas to maintain and improve their natural functions." (City of Niagara Falls Official Plan, Section 3)
This web page is designed to provide information about completed, ongoing and upcoming conservation efforts under taken by The City of Niagara Falls. Documents, maps, links and more are included on this web page to track and make this information accessible to all.
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has a web page providing information on:
- Wildlife management
- Do's and don’ts when in contact with a wild animal
- A plants and animals species at risk list and
- Conservation Plans, Incentives and Projects
The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority is the regulating body for the Niagara Peninsula Watershed which Niagara Falls is a part of. On their website you can find information on:
- Information on the Niagara Peninsula watershed
- Conservation areas and their recreational opportunities
- Permits and regulations
- Events and how to get involved
Guelph Healthy Landscapes provides gardening tips to conserve water and choose plants that are right for the area whether that be sunny shady, wet, dry or naturalized and native.
For information on the City's other conservation initiatives, please visit our Conservation & Waste Reduction page.