Q. How can I conserve water?
A. Water conservation can be applied both in your home or outside in the yard. Water
saving toilets, showerheads and efficient dishwashers and washing machines can make a
huge difference in household water consumption and therefore save you money. Appropriate
landscaping, including using native plants, can decrease
or even eliminate watering the garden. By disconnecting the downspout from directly
entering the stormsewers and adding rain barrels instead, you can have a ready supply of
water for your vegetable garden.
Q. Beavers are cutting trees and flooding my property, what should I do?
A. Although the Ministry of Natural Resources regulates the management of wildlife in
Ontario, CLOCA staff are available to discuss options available to you. View more information
Q. Where can my family go fishing?
A. Fishing opportunities that are promoted by CLOCA are available in some of our
Q. Why does it matter if my dog is on a leash when we go for a walk?
A. Dogs that are allowed to roam freely and are not controlled with a leash can
disturb and even displace wildlife at critical and vulnerable times of the year, destroy
vegetation and increase erosion. View more information on Pets.
Q. What’s wrong with allowing my cat to go outside?
A. Cats are responsible for killing millions of birds and small mammals each
year and this can be prevented by keeping your feline friend indoors.
View more information on Pets.
Q. Who will take my unwanted aquarium pet?
A. If you do find yourself in a situation where you can no longer care for an
aquarium pet there is an organization called the
Canadian Association of Aquarium Clubs
that can help you find a new home for your pet.