The Lower Maitland River Valley Natural Area is one of the largest areas of natural cover in southern Ontario. It is a physically diverse landscape of cliffs, forests and seepage areas providing habitat for many species, including some of which are globally and/or provincially rare. NCC has acquired a number of properties in the area in an effort to conserve and maintain these features, including the John and Marylo Graham Nature Reserve. The property contains a wide range of interesting natural features, including cliffs, seeps, Maitland River bank and floodplain, and deciduous and coniferous forest.
Decodon, pontederia and buttonbush (Photo by Caroline Tanguay/NCC)