Reconstruction of Side Road 26/27 and Closure of County Road 91-A Massive Mistake

The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust (BMWT), concerned area residents, and sister organizations have united to support the Niagara Escarpment Commission’s (NEC) denial of the Township of Clearview’s Application Permit to reconstruct Nottawasaga Side Road 26/27 and close a section of former Simcoe County Road 91 abutting the Walker Aggregate existing and [...]

2022-09-06T08:57:20-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Current Newsletter, Development, Issues, News, Uncategorized|

Castle Glen Development-A Threat to Silver Creek Wetlands

Castle Glen has long been a massive proposed development in The Blue Mountains on County Road 19 near Osler Bluff Ski Club. The development has been on the books since 2006, when the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) gave approval for the development proposal on the 620-hectare property, which could include up [...]

2022-09-06T08:56:02-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Current Newsletter, Development, Issues, News, Uncategorized|

Bridgewater (Consulate East)-Another Development Threat

This is a long-standing application and one in which the Trust has been extremely active over many years, based on its direct adjacency to the Provincially Significant Silver Creek Wetlands. The 37.16-hectare Bridgewater development lies to the north of Highway 26 West and to the south and west of Bartlett Boulevard [...]

2022-09-06T08:54:36-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Current Newsletter, Development, Issues, News, Uncategorized|

Proposed Huntingwood Trails Development a Danger to Silver Creek Wetland?!!

The Huntingwood Trail (West Lands) are the 21-hectare portion of the larger 5 Silver Creek Drive property, which lies to the south of Highway 26 West between the Silver Glen Preserve condominium development on the east and the Forest Subdivision on the west (as seen below, number 37). This residential development [...]

2022-09-06T08:52:35-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Current Newsletter, Development, Issues, News, Uncategorized|

Please Join Us at our Be The Change Film Series!

Blue Mountain Watershed Trust’s (BMWT) 14th season of their Be The Change Film Series has gotten off to a fabulous start with six very inspiring environmental documentaries enjoy by audiences of up to 100 people at each! While all summer screens were held every other Tuesday under the stars at The [...]

2022-09-06T08:45:58-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Be the Change Film Series, Current Newsletter, Events, News, Uncategorized|

We’re Hiring! See The Salmon Run Event Coordinator

See The Salmon Run Event Coordinator We are looking for a capable individual to spearhead this year’s See The Salmon Run https://seethesalmon.ca/ one-day outdoor event in Collingwood on September 24th. You will engage with vendors, sponsors, help with public awareness efforts and manage a crew of volunteers both before the event and on [...]

2022-08-17T16:48:13-04:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Be The Change Season 14 kicks off!

The 14th season of Be The Change kicks off on Tuesday May 31st 2022 for another tremendous season outdoors at The Collingwood Brewery. We have a great lineup of films focusing on environmental advocacy and education…for the whole family! Screening times will change with the sunset. Bring a blanket or a chair, [...]

2022-05-26T17:26:32-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Be the Change Film Series, Events, News|

Now Accepting Stocks & Securities Donations

Great news! The Watershed Trust can now accept donations of stocks and securities You can now make a tax-deductible donation of stocks or securities to the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation. Put stock in the fact that you are supporting your Watershed Trust, in environmental education, advocacy programs and onsite monitoring [...]

2022-01-14T08:17:36-04:00January 14th, 2022|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Phragmites Summary: 2019-2021

The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has come out with an excellent Summary Report on Phragmites australis, one of our most troublesome invasive species. After 2,500 volunteer hours and the removal of more than 16,000 kg of Phragmites from Collingwood’s shoreline, we are seeing reduced density and size of Phragmites regrowth. [...]

2022-01-12T13:57:56-04:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: News, Phragmites, Uncategorized|Tags: |
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