Collingwood See the Salmon Run Event Sat. Sept. 25

Major salmon migration event includes nature walk with conservation experts, gourmet food, FREE kids snack and edu-tainment! After a year’s hiatus, the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust’s See the Salmon Run event is back: on Saturday, September 25th. The Collingwood/Town of Blue Mountains event is a chance for people of all ages [...]

2021-09-15T13:16:04-04:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, News, Salmon Run|

26/27 Sideroad – Update

Watershed Trust Members and many other concerned citizens have united to fight the Town of Clearview’s proposed expansion of County Road 26/27, a summer-only road that traverses sensitive Escarpment wetlands. Our last update was March 29 th , so it’s about time to let you know where we stand! First off, [...]

Silver for the Silver Creek

COVID-19 has resulted in the cancellation of any number of significant celebrations and events, not the least of which is the 25th Anniversary of the formation of the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust. The roots of the Trust center around the Silver Creek Wetland, first designated as a provincially significant wetland in [...]

26/27 Sideroad & former County Road 91 Run-up to the Niagara Escarpment Commission Appeal Hearing

On Friday, January 25 2021 we sent an email to Watershed Trust membership inviting them to take part in an online info session about the future of 26/27 Sideroad in Clearview Township. The response was overwhelming, with more than 75 registrants and an outpouring of donations to help back our fight [...]

2021-03-19T11:56:17-04:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: |

It’s hardly the place for a boat channel – George Powell speaks out in defense of our Wetlands

Click on the Link below for the Simcoe.com article: ‘It’s hardly the place for a boat channel’: Collingwood environmental group critical of committee decision (simcoe.com)

2021-01-14T14:52:44-04:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Development, Education, News, Silver Creek, Silver Creek Wetland|

Collingwood has lost a great one

The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust mourns the loss of Don Kerr, Order of Collingwood recipient Collingwood, ON – In their salute to Grassroots heroes of 2016, On the Bay Magazine profiled five people who made a difference in our local community. Don Kerr was chosen for the Silver Creek Vision Project, [...]

2021-05-13T10:25:39-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|

Presentation: Water Issues of Ontario

This presentation was given Feb 2020 by Dr. Romila Verma, School of the Environment and Department of Geography, University of Toronto. In partnership with GTLLI, she explains water concerns in our local area, greater south/central Ontario, and the world. Please hover over the presentation and use arrows to move [...]

2020-03-22T13:22:56-04:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Our Letter to the Ontario Greenbelt Council Chair, David Crombie

December 13, 2019 Ontario Greenbelt Council 777 Bay Street, 13th Floor Toronto ON M5G 3E5 Attention: David Crombie, Chair Re: Watershed Planning and Management Protects and Sustains Ontario’s Greenbelt and the Entire Greater Golden Horseshoe Dear Mr. Crombie: Founded in 1995, the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation is one of the [...]

2020-01-09T20:06:50-04:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: News|
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