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Seminar on Environmental Issues

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 23:20
SEMINAR ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (Silver Creek Stewardship Initiative Committee-Blue Mountain Watershed Trust) SPEAKER: Peter Kelly-Coordinator of the Cootes to Escarpment Eco-Park System SPEAKER: Carl Michener, Silver Creek Stewardship Initiative Committee, Blue Mountain Watershed Trust ORGANIZER: Donald Avery, SCSI, and BMWT (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) TOPIC: Preserving the Ecology of the Niagara Escarpment Within…

See the Salmon

Monday, 23 May 2016 19:16
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 in the Forest, a…

Aggregates

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:25
NEC taking some steps toward curbing aggregate extraction Sign your name to this letter to the MNR

Phragmites

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:37
 INVASIVE PHRAGMITES Georgian Bay Forever has produced this amazing video showing how our community's partners are helping take revenge on the phragmites: Click here to see the video in Youtube.
  2016 report on phragmites:   INTRODUCTION The word Phragmites (pronounced “frag-my-tees”) is derived from the Greek term phragma,…

Media

Golf Course Pesticides Monitoring

Monday, 25 August 2014 12:18
THE ISSUE IN BRIEF: Golf Course Pesticides Golf courses are known for having perfect, weed-free turf. But this perfection comes at a price. Many grasses on our local golf courses are not native to Ontario and require intense maintenance not only to stay green and lush but to ensure its…

Silver Creek Wetland

Monday, 19 May 2014 17:53
Silver Creek Wetland headed for full & complete protection   The Silver Creek Wetland, the most important coastal wetland on southern Georgian Bay, now has the backing of both municipalities with jurisdiction over its area. The Collingwood Town Council and The Blue Mountains Council have both passed motions in support…