Be The Change Film Series has a new film premiering Tuesday, October 19th at the Simcoe Street Theatre!
Learn more & purchase tickets at bethechangefilmseries.com
The next film in the Be The Change Film Series is tonight at @thecollingwoodbrewery !
For more info and to purchase tickets go to bethechangefilmseries.com
*CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN*
Toxic Beauty will now be our first film at The Simcoe Street Theatre on Oct 12th!
Join us for another Be The Change Film screening this Tuesday, September 21st at 7:30pm. We will be screening the documentary TOXIC BEAUTY, tickets are available at the link in our bio🍿🎥🎞 We hope to see you there!
Another sold out movie night on Tuesday🎥🎞🍿 Thanks so much to @_veganco for joining and to @thecollingwoodbrewery as always for having us, we can’t wait for September 14th!
A Honey Bee At Work
Over the winter the BMWT, Pollinate Collingwood, Enviroment Network, Collingwood BIA and staff from Parks & Recreation for the Town of Collingwood worked together to achieve Bee City designation for Collingwood. A Bee City is part of a movement to support pollinator protection including protection for our hard working honey bees.
This beautiful photograph of a honey bee on a clover was taken near Collingwood. It recognizes the importance of pollinators in ...
Woohoo, another movie! We are so excited to be bringing The Radicals documentary to our outdoor summer of Be The Change at @thecollingwoodbrewery, with the generous support of @waterdocsfilmfestival ! For details and to purchase, visit the link in our bio! We can’t wait to see you there🍿🎞🎥☺️
#POTW: Hiking Along the Rice Trail
The Peninsula Bruce Trail Club officially opened a new trail at Barrow Bay on Georgian Bay in June 2020. The trail features cliffs, spectacular lookouts, dense forests and is habitat to a long list of wildlife and rare species of flora and fauna.
This beautiful photograph was taken in July along the Rice Trail near Barrow Bay. Photo Credit: Jim Oliver #georgianbay #brucetrail #ontariotravel #lakehuron #naturelovers
We’re back with another movie next week! Get your tickets now through the link in our bio🎞🎥🍿 Can’t wait to see you there☺️ *note the change in time
#POTW: The Beautiful Pretty River
The Pretty River's headwaters are located on the Niagara Escarpment. It flows down the beautiful Pretty River Valley and drains into Nottawasaga Bay to the east of Collingwood Harbour.
This lovely photograph of the Pretty River captures its' many unique sections near Collingwood.
Photo Credit: Jeffrey Brydges
Huge thanks to everyone who came out to our first Be The Change film screening of the season on Tuesday! An extra special shoutout goes to @thecollingwoodbrewery letting us use their incredible space. Tickets are already on sale for our next screening happening Tuesday August 17th. Check out the link in our bio for more!
Only 2 more days! Have you got your tickets yet? Details and tickets available at bethechangefilmseries.com !🍿🎥🎞
#POTW: Collingwood Terminals Under A Rainbow For more than six decades, the historic Collingwood Terminals helped to transfer prairie wheat from ships to trains and later trucks. Construction of the Collingwood Grain Terminals started in December 1928 when 4,078 wooden piles were driven into the lake bed to create a foundation for this landmark structure.
Whether you believe they are a gateway to the past or a white elephant, they are arguably the region's most recognized, ...
Save the date! Be the Change Film Series is back for its 13th season. Details to come soon, keep an eye on our Instagram and Facebook pages for more info🎬
#POTW: Known for its beautiful and clean turquoise blue waters, Georgian Bay is part of one of the largest bodies of freshwater in the world. It is also a favourite place for all of us swim, boat and enjoy. 🌊⛵️☀️
This beautiful photograph was taken just off the Bruce Trail at Halfway Log Beach on the Bruce Pennisula.
Photo Credit: Diane Hanson
Please send your Nature Photographs to email@example.com. We can't wait to see your latest pictures! ...
#POTW: American Goldfinc
The beautiful American Goldfinch is the state bird of New Jersey, Iowa and Washington. It is a welcome site at feeders and amongst our flowers in Collingwood and throughtout the Georgian Bay area.
This lovely finch was found in Duncan's backyard perched on a coneflower.
Photo Credit: Duncan Bristow
#POTW: 🕊 White Egret Enjoying Dinner
White egrets are herons that have white or buff plumage. They are found all over the world and can live and hunt in both saltwater and freshwater wetlands.
This beautiful egret was found enjoying his dinner in the wetlands near Collingwood in May this year. #savethewetland 🌊
Photo Credit: Jeffrey Brydges
Don't forget to check out our website to learn more on how you can help support the wetlands!
#POTW: BMWT President Recognized by Bruce Trail 🌲
Photo Credit: Duncan Bristow
Norm Wingrove, long-time member and Acting President of the BMWT, Environmental & Nature Activist and former Director of Finance for the NVCA was recently recognized for his life-long support of the Bruce Trail Conservancy with a plaque named in his honour. Located just south of the Dufferin Hi-Lands section of the Bruce Trail in Mulmur Township, Dufferin County, the plaque is located on a ...
#POTW: Red-winged Blackbird In Flight
The stunning male Red-winged Blackbird is hard to mistake with their even glossy black with scarlet-and-yellow shoulder badges. One of the most abundant birds across North America, they are a familiar and beautiful sight atop cattails in our wetlands or branches in our forests.
This spectacular photograph of a Red-wing Blackbird in full flight was taken in April in the wetlands of the Collingwood harbour.
Photo Credit: Duncan ...
Mayflowers-A Sign of Spring!
The beautiful Mayflower is a sure sign that Spring is here! They are most commonly found in rocky pastures, barren lands and grassy areas where the soil is acidic and well-drained.
This beautiful photo was taken on the popular Kolopore Uplands hiking trail near Collingwood.
Photo Credit and Commentary: Duncan Bristow
#POTW: Mother's Day is Every Day!
PC: Morag McKenzie
Even while warming her eggs, this Mother Swan is working tirelessly to build her nest and new home for her coming cygnets.
Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers in the beautiful Georgian Bay area and around the world as together we celebrate the endless love and care that mothers give to their children and families.
#POTW: Muskrat in Collingwood Harbour ☀️
Photo Credit: Jeffrey Brydges
Collingwood and the Blue Mountains wetlands are teaming with plant and wildlife activity. This muskrat was found meandering through the wetlands in Collingwood's harbour in the Spring 2021. Muskrats make a valuable contribution to wetlands and aquatic communities. By harvesting plants for food and den sites, they create open water for ducks, geese, shorebirds and other wildlife. In addition, a variety...
#POTW: The Silver Creek Wetlands 🌊
In partnership with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, The Towns of Collingwood and The Blue Mountains, the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust erected new signs on Highway 26 at both the East and West ends of the Silver Creek Wetlands.
These signs ensure residents and visitors alike are aware of the provincial significance of the vast Silver Creek Wetlands.
Covering over 450 acres, the Silver Creek Wetlands are fed by two ...
Today we celebrated the Earth! How did you spend #earthday2021 ?
Carl, Willow and Jean-Jacques Michener collect all the trash - mostly construction waste from a nearby DUNNCAP development- along a short stretch of Collingwood’s Pretty River.
#POTW: Common Goldeneye Duck 🦆
Photo Credit and Commentary: Pauleen Home
The male Common Goldeneye adds a bright note to winter days with its radiant amber eye, glistening green-black head, and crisp black-and-white body and wings. The female has a chocolate brown head with the same bright eye that gives this species its name. These distinctively shaped, large-headed ducks dive for their food, eating mostly aquatic invertebrates and fish. This male Goldeneye Duck was seen ...
#POTW: Little River Beach, Thornbury
Photo Credit: Diane Hansons
The Little River Beach Park is easily one of the prettiest Harbours on Georgian Bay. The beach itself is a mix of both soft sand and rocky pebbles, with a few treed areas for those in need of shade. The nearby Thornbury pier is a popular diving spot for the daring. This beautiful photo of the beach was taken just as the waves were rolling in and clouds beginning to gather.
Turquoise Blue and Winter White ❄️
Georgian Bay's turquoise blue colour is a magnificent contrast to winter's snowy and icy whites and forest greens. This beautiful photograph was taken in February in Bruce Peninsula National Park at the High Dump campground.
Photo Credit: Carl Michener
Comment below your favourite place to hike in Collingwood 👇🏽
The 890 km Bruce Trail is one of Ontario's true treasures. This beautiful photograph was taken near the Bruce Trail off Country Road 10 north of Country Road 124 in the Collingwood area this February. The trail's unique culverts and caves are just a few of the Bruce Trail's exciting features which snowshoers and hikers are able to enjoy each winter.
Ruth Mary Jane Plant, highest bidder, bought Counted Blessings, donated by renowned artist Sue A. Miller to help fundraise for our fight to stop the Sideroad 26/27 upgrade and keep County Road 91.
Learn more about our fight through the link in our bio.
Thank you to everyone who bid on our auction for this piece from Sue A. Miller.
A winner has been finalized, thank you to Ruth Plant for the winning bid of $1,950!
The full amount will go directly to our fight to SAVE Escarpment wetlands and KEEP County Road 91 by allowing us to hire experts and consultants.
It’s the last day to bid on this beautiful painting by Sue A. Miller!
The current highest bid is $1900 from @sandralackie, thank you!
See our previous post for more info and to bid 🌊 All proceeds will go towards our fight to SAVE Escarpment wetlands and KEEP County Road 91.