The Silver Creek Stewardship Initiative

The Silver Creek Stewardship Initiative By Rebecca Ferguson, Project Manager of the Stewardship Initiative The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust began with a strong commitment to stewardship. It remains a part of our mission to educate the community on environmental issues in the watershed and to promote environmentally responsible solutions. The vision [...]

2018-11-26T19:48:21-04:00May 22nd, 2016|Categories: News, Silver Creek Wetland|Tags: , |

Ambitious new Silver Creek Stewardship project kicks off

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 22:15 With funding in hand, the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust kicks off an ambitious new project to preserve and protect a local Class A salmon & trout stream. Collingwood, ON –It began last spring when the Kolapore Springs Fish Hatchery welcomed one and all to its Feast [...]

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 [...]

Density, Intensification and Population Growth

Density, Intensification and Population Growth By Don Kerr We are facing unprecedented development in our watershed. The Trust decided to clarify our position on the Issues of density and intensification. At our September 1, 2015 Board meeting, we passed the following resolutions: To defend the principle of intensification in zoned settlement [...]

2018-06-20T16:14:13-04:00October 11th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Silver Creek Wetland: Communicating our Vision for the Future

Silver Creek Wetland: Communicating our Vision for the Future By Don Kerr Last Sandpiper in the Silver Creek Wetlands Area. Photo by Cameron Powell For 20 years, The Watershed Trust has been reacting to proposals and applications for development in the Silver Creek Wetland area.  We expected that sometime [...]

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