Additional Closures To LPRCA Conservation Areas Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Long Point Region Conservation Authority (LPRCA) is closing additional Conservation Areas (CA) until further notice, including Tillsonburg CA and Norwich CA.

OXFORD COUNTY - Effective immediately, additional Long Point Region Conservation Authority (LPRCA) Conservation Areas (CAs) will be closed until further notice.

The LPRCA continues to follow the provincial government and health experts' recommendations. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit ordered enhanced social distancing measures yesterday, closing all recreational facilities including trails and trail systems. With continued emphasis on the crucial importance of physical distancing by public health authorities, the LPRCA is adding the following Conservation Areas to the list of closed facilities:

- Black Creek CA
- Big Creek CA
- Brook CA
- Croton CA
- Fisher CA
- Hay Creek CA
- Lehman Dam CA
- Little Lake CA
- Norwich CA
- Rowan Mills CA
- Sutton CA
- Teeterville CA
- Tillsonburg CA
- Vern Ryerse Memorial CA
- Vittoria CA
- Waterford Trout Pond
- All Canoe Launch Sites

The LPRCA also closed the following facilities and CAs on March 17th with campgrounds to the public:

- Backus Heritage Conservation Area

- Deer Creek Conservation Area

- Haldimand Conservation Area

- Norfolk Conservation Area

- Waterford North Conservation Area

The LPRCA asks that the closure of these CAs be respected and that no one is allowed to enter the land for hiking, fishing or any other activity. Updates and changes to LPRCA services and facilities will be posted here and on their social media accounts.

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