(c) An email dated March 24, 2011 from Lynn Short, in regard to item AUTH7.1 - Claireville Conservation Area Management Plan. Claireville Conservation Area is an oasis for wildlife and people — a healthy, diverse urban forest and one of the largest natural corridors in a major city region. What Makes Us Green. It has a variety of landscapes, including wetlands, forests, grasslands, and wetlands, and a self-guided TreeCaching Trail that allows visitors to explore the area. The centerpiece of this area is the Claireville Dam and Reservoir. I first visited Heart Lake Conservation Area back in 1973, when I was in Grade 9, for a 3-day school trip. Wedding Services Menu Toggle. Lookouts, walkways and boardwalks lead visitors through natural shoreline, wetlands and floodplain areas that are unique in the City of Ottawa. // ]]>