Ontario Heritage Trust

MISSION STATEMENT

The objects of the Trust as defined under Section 7 of the Ontario Heritage Act are:

(a) to advise and make recommendations to the Minister on any matter relating to the conservation, protection and preservation of the heritage of Ontario;
(b) to receive, acquire and hold property in trust for the people of Ontario;
(c) to support, encourage and facilitate the conservation, protection and preservation of the heritage of Ontario;
(d) to preserve, maintain, reconstruct, restore and manage property of historical, architectural, archaeological, recreational, aesthetic, natural and scenic interest;
(e) to conduct research, educational and communications programs necessary for heritage conservation, protection and preservation. R.S.O. 1990, c. O.18, s. 7; 2005, c. 6, ss. 1, 5.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Address: 10 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, ON  M5C 1J3
Phone: 416-325-5000
E-mail:
Website: http://www.heritagetrust.on.ca

DEMOGRAPHICS
Year Founded: 1967
Adopted S&P*: N/A
Full-time Staff: 4.5
Number of Members: N/A
Primary Land Types: provincial and regionally significant environmentally sensitive areas; earth and life science Areas of Natural and Scientific Interest; PSW; habitat for nationally and provincially vulnerable species;
*indicates adoption of the 2005 Canadian Land Trust Standards and Practices

CONSERVATION LAND TRUST PARTNERS:
Province-Wide: MNR, NCC, DUC
Regional: OLTA members
Watershed: conservation authorities
Local: local field naturalists club

ACRES CONSERVED
Province Total Owned Under Easement Other
Ontario 13,110 5,884 2,937  4,289