Letters to the New Ontario Government

By Don Kerr, member of Board and WAG The Trust has written several letters to the new Ontario government in an attempt to improve environmental legislation. We wrote to the ministers of Municipal Affairs (MMA) and Natural Resources (MNR) to request that they work together to expand the Greenbelt including the [...]

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Current Newsletter, News, Niagara Escarpment|Tags: |

Meet new WAG Member Lucy Richmond

Lucy with her grandchildren on the beach at Craigleith. About 15 years ago, when her daughter and son-in-law were expecting the arrival of their first child, Lucy purchased a small chalet in Craigleith, on the southern shore of Georgian Bay. The one-lane dirt road the chalet sits upon, [...]

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Current Newsletter, News|

Saving our Shoreline: We Helped Fight the Phrag

Watershed Trust is one of the community groups helping to cut back invasive Phragmites, the pernicious grass that’s spreading along the Georgian Bay shoreline, local wetlands and streams. We received a $15,000 grant from the Weston Foundation towards Fighting the Phrag and passed the money on to the NVCA. Sarah [...]

Be the Change – Season 11

As the Be The Change Film Series enters its second decade, it turns its attention to local youth. Volunteers from the Collingwood Youth Centre will help at the Simcoe Street Theatre. Showings are at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. There is a marketplace of local vendors, food and drink from the Collingwood Food [...]

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Be the Change Film Series, Current Newsletter, Events, News|Tags: |

How Well Protected is the Silver Creek Wetland?

By Jan Ferrigan Almost anyone who moves to this area has the same sentiment that basically translates to – “Now that I’ve moved here, it’s getting crowded.” Newcomers and long time residents all want to slow development and preserve the natural areas that make South Georgian Bay such a wonderful [...]

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