Rogers Reservoir Native Meadow


Location: Newmarket, Ontario

Landowner: Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Seed Provider: St. Williams Nursery and Ecology Centre

About the site:

Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area is an 84 hectare conservation area located within the Town of East Gwillimbury, in York Region. It is situated along the banks of the East Holland River, which flows into Lake Simcoe, then Lake Couchiching and into Georgian Bay. The conservation area consists of a mix of deciduous forest, pine plantation, wetland and meadow habitats. The Native Meadow Restoration Project will take place along the south side of the East Holland River in a section of land acquired in 2014. The wildflower site is 4.0 ha with a looped trail that is accessible to the public and features a parking lot within walking distance.


Photos before wildflower planting



Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority 

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has been dedicated to conserving, restoring and managing the Lake Simcoe watershed since 1951. Their mission is to work with our community to protect and restore the Lake Simcoe watershed by leading research, policy and action.


Rogers Reservoir Native Meadow is open for public visitation. Please see hours, parking, and other details on the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Website.

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