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AMCTO Charity of Choice Donation

To our total surprise and delight, the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust was selected by the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario as their Charity of Choice for their Annual Conference at Blue Mountain Resort. We shared the honour, and a very generous donation, with My Friends House. Pictured [...]

2024-06-11T11:38:04-04:00June 11th, 2024|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Become A Change Agent!

Calling all high school students! Think we aren’t doing enough for the environment? You’re not wrong, but here’s your chance. Come to the Change Agents info session Tuesday May 21, grab a slice, and learn how YOU can plan and create real change, right here in Collingwood/Blue Mountains. As a Change [...]

2024-05-17T11:43:56-04:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: News|

WAG Member Awarded Town of Blue Mountains Sustainability Award

Congratulations to Watershed Action Group member Stella Presthus Juhasz, who has been awarded the Town of Blue Mountains Sustainability Award. Thank you for your dedication to the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust and your community.  Without your volunteerism many services, spaces, programs, and cultural opportunities would not be possible. The award will [...]

2024-03-27T13:27:36-04:00March 27th, 2024|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Huntingwood Trails East Development Proposal Rejected by Town of Collingwood

  February 21, 2024 The east side of the Silvercreek Wetland south of Highway 26 has survived another development application. The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust was pleased with Town of Collingwood Council’s unanimous rejection of the Huntingwood Trails East development application. On February 5th  the Town of Collingwood Planning Department recommended [...]

2024-03-03T17:15:37-04:00March 3rd, 2024|Categories: Development, Issues, News, Silver Creek Wetland, Uncategorized|

Our greatest success of 2023 – Clearview Township’s withdrawal of the Development Permit Application to the Niagara Escarpment Commission to redevelop Side Road 26/27.

Our legal efforts at the Ontario Land Tribunal represent an almost 10-year odyssey of research, opposition and advocacy, that resulted in a massive win for the Trust and for the environmentally significant Sideroad 26-27, protecting the two most sensitive land use designations within the Niagara Escarpment and preserving cold water fisheries [...]

2024-02-06T15:59:37-04:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Development, Issues, News, Uncategorized|

Vision Talisman Event – December 10

From the Escarpment Corridor Alliance: What can the Talisman lands become? We're calling the Beaver Valley community to help us paint a picture of the future!  We've hired architects to create a visionary visual example to help developers, governments and other stakeholders see what the community wants. We believe there is [...]

2023-11-28T12:38:47-04:00November 28th, 2023|Categories: News|

Annual General Meeting – Thurs. 23 Nov. 2023

Barbara Zimmerman Come find out in more detail what your Watershed Trust has been up to. Thursday 23 November, 7:00pm...at the Collingwood Brewery! Our Guest Speaker this year is Barbara Zimmerman, PhD of Clarksburg, a bona fide boots-on-the-ground conservation hero in the Brazilian Amazon. Don't miss it...no RSVP required.

2023-11-22T12:54:08-04:00November 22nd, 2023|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|

See The Salmon 2023

(Photography by Duncan Bristow) A warm and sunny Saturday September 30 saw our 14th annual See the Salmon event, a celebration with 250+ people in attendance at the Foley farm. We featured conservation experts from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Georgian Bay Forever, The Pollinators, and the Georgian Triangle Anglers’ Association [...]

2023-11-21T12:59:41-04:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: Current Newsletter, Events, News, Salmon Run, Uncategorized|
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