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Meet new WAG Member Lucy Richmond

Lucy with her grandchildren on the beach at Craigleith. About 15 years ago, when her daughter and son-in-law were expecting the arrival of their first child, Lucy purchased a small chalet in Craigleith, on the southern shore of Georgian Bay. The one-lane dirt road the chalet sits upon, with [...]

2018-11-26T17:17:06+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Current Newsletter, News|

Saving our Shoreline: We Helped Fight the Phrag

Watershed Trust is one of the community groups helping to cut back invasive Phragmites, the pernicious grass that’s spreading along the Georgian Bay shoreline, local wetlands and streams. We received a $15,000 grant from the Weston Foundation towards Fighting the Phrag and passed the money on to the NVCA. Sarah Campbell, [...]

The Future of Ecologically Sensitive Escarpment Sideroad 26/27 is still Undecided

By George Powell, WAG member Blue Mountain Watershed Trust asked the Wynne Government in April, 2017 for a Part II Order, an environmental assessment to consider the environmental effects of reconstructing Sideroad 26/27 before the project proceeds. We were directed to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change and they indicated [...]

How Well Protected is the Silver Creek Wetland?

By Jan Ferrigan Almost anyone who moves to this area has the same sentiment that basically translates to – “Now that I’ve moved here, it’s getting crowded.” Newcomers and long time residents all want to slow development and preserve the natural areas that make South Georgian Bay such a wonderful place [...]

Beaver Valley Community School Grade 7 & 8 students at Lions Park, Clarksburg

Beaver Valley Community School Grade 7 & 8 students at Lions Park, Clarksburg 86 Grade 7 & 8 students Partnership with GSCA Funded by the Town of the Blue Mountains' Susty Fund BMWT Volunteers partnered with Grey Sauble Conservation Authority Staff to deliver a program of tree identification, soil layer exploration, [...]

2018-11-26T22:17:16+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|

BMWTF Annual General Meeting with author Dr. Karl Schiefer

BLUE MOUNTAIN WATERSHED TRUST FOUNDATION Annual General Meeting of Members When: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Where: Craigleith Community Centre 132 Lakeshore Road East The Blue Mountains ON L9Y 0N2 Agenda: 4:00 PM - Social hour: join us for sandwiches, wine and cheese 5:00 PM - Annual General Meeting including a recap of the Trust’s activities this year [...]

2018-10-16T00:25:40+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|

Listen to The Peak FM to learn about Be The Change Film Series

Watershed Trust staff will be live on the air at 95.1 The Peak at 9:00am, Wednesday October 17th. First Movie Night, 5pm & 7:30pm October 17th: Metamorphosis *** Proceeds benefit the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust *** Learn more about the Watershed Trust's involvement in the socially and environmentally conscious Be The [...]

2018-11-26T18:52:49+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Be the Change Film Series, News|