What does the Nickel District Conservation Authority do?

  • supports all staff, members and programs of the Conservation Authority


  • to ensure program activities are consistent with watershed resources; management and polticial needs; community needs; and financial realities
  • to ensure accountability to the community; watershed partners; and most importantly, the member municipality
  • to provide cost-effective programs
  • to maintain competent, well-trained and motivated staff to implement the Authority’s programs
  • to keep members, staff, stakeholders and the watershed public informed concerning the Authority’s programs and policies

Who Benefits?

  • member municipalities from targeted programs tailored to their specific environmental needs and fiscal capabilities
  • landowners, community groups, and stakeholders, from funding which they could not access on their own
  • taxpayers receive high value for their dollars
  • staff and members of the Authority

Current Board Members

Steve Kaufman (Chair),, (705) 674-5249 ext. 207
Jennifer Davidson (Vice-Chair),, (705) 674-5249 ext. 207
Lin Gibson,, (705) 674-5249 ext. 207
Bill Leduc,, (705) 665-5873
Jocelyne Landry-Altmann,, (705) 674-1212
Pauline Fortin,, (249) 377-8027
Natalie Labbée,, (705) 919-3717
Fern Cormier,, (705) 698-7407