Speaking Up for the Environment: We Oppose the Development of 70 Madeline Drive Because the Property is in an Environmentally Protected Area, and in the Floodplain of Townline Creek

Speaking Up for the Environment: We Oppose the Development of 70 Madeline Drive Because the Property is in an Environmentally Protected Area, and in the Floodplain of Townline Creek Townline Creek abuts the east side of the 70 Madeline Drive property and is representative of the numerous small Escarpment watercourses that [...]

Townline Creek Assessment Report for 2016

Townline Creek Assessment Report for 2016 By George Powell, WAG member The water quality of Townline Creek has been monitored since 2007 through a partnership of Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation (BMWTF), the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority (GSCA). The purpose of water quality monitoring [...]

2018-11-26T19:36:37+00:00May 6th, 2017|Categories: News, Townline Creek|Tags: |

Update on Townline Creek

Update on Townline Creek By George Powell The water quality of Townline Creek has been monitored since 2007 through a Figure 1: The geomean of total phosphorus concentrations (mgl/L) from the six Nottawasaga Bay watercourses originating on the Niagara Escarpment in 2015. Geomeans from stations closest to watercourse mouth. [...]

2018-11-26T19:40:38+00:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: News, Townline Creek|Tags: |

Runoff and Erosion

Runoff and Erosion Spring Freshet 2016 By George Powell, member of WAG Committee Past articles in “The Watershed News” have endeavoured to bring to the membership our concerns regarding the impact of erosion on the Blue Mountain Watershed. Our involvement in the Townline Creek Assessment Reports has been ongoing since 2007. [...]

Impact of Run-Off

Impact of Run-Off Above: Scenic Caves Road ditch during 2015 spring freshet before rip rap was put in place. Write up and photographs by George Powell Our Spring/Summer 2015 newsletter provided an article emphasizing the impact that increasingly turbid runoff is having on our streams and showed photographs of [...]

Townline Creek Monitoring

Townline Creek Monitoring By George Powell Through our partnership with Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority (GSCA), we continue our water quality monitoring program at four locations along Townline Creek and at one location on Silver Creek. The purpose of the monitoring is to understand the [...]

2018-11-26T21:01:27+00:00March 21st, 2013|Categories: News, Townline Creek|Tags: |