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Item ID# A955.052.001
Title Saugeen Valley Conservation Report
Object Name Report
Dates of Creation 1952
Creator Ontario. Department of Planning and Development
Other Creators Richardson, A.H., Chief Conservation Engineer
Description Saugeen Valley Conservation Report (copy #183 of 200) is a report prepared in 1952 by A.H. Richardson, Chief Conservation Engineer for the Government of Ontario, Department of Planning and Development. The report consists of the following sections and chapters:

I History:
- The Indian Period
- Settlement
- Mills
- Agriculture

II Land Use:
- Geology
- Physiography
- General Considerations
- Description of Soils
- Present Land Use
- Conservation Practices
- Land Use Capability
- Land Economics
- Recommended Land Use

III Forestry:
- The Forst
- Forest Products
- Present Woodland Conditions
- Forest Conservation Measures in Progress
- Forest Insects and Diseases
- Land Aquisition
- Snow Fences
- Windbreaks
- The Harvest, Manufacture and Marketing of the Woodland Product

IV Water:
- The River
- Floods
- Encroachments
- Underground Water
- General Hydraulic Problems
- Hydraulic and Control Measures
- Flood Control for the Town of Walkerton

V Wildlife.
- Introduction
- Present Species
- Improving the Farm for Wildlife
- Fish

Includes maps and illustrations, in addition to a list of recommendations.
Physical Description 6.3 cm of textual records. -- 34.5 x 21.5 cm.
Subjects Agriculture
Conservation of natural resources
First Nations - Saugeen First Nation
Fish
Floods
Forestry
Geology
Mills
Original settlers
Rivers
Soil
Treaties
Wildlife conservation
People Benham, John
Copway, George
Evans, James
Herkimer, William
Hurlburt, Thomas, Rev.
Rankin, Charles
Simpson, John
Williston, John K.
Place Arran Township
Brant Township
Bruce County
Bruce Township
Carrick Township
Culross Township
Durham
Elderslie Township
Greenock Township
Grey County
Hanover
Kincardine Township
Kinloss Township
Saugeen River
Saugeen Valley
Southampton
Teeswater River
Walkerton
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