• Crew tapes Plastic People doc in Bayfield area

    Society's addiction to plastic use has negative impacts on rivers, lakes, oceans and people; a local citizens' group and local youth are some of the people working to be part of the solution.
    Posted: Monday, November 27, 2023

  • Managing water and nutrients on Bruce Peninsula

    Organized by Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association (BPBA), a March 2023 event highlighted some of the work that BPBA has been doing on phosphorus reduction structures.
    Posted: Monday, June 12, 2023

  • Local mentors share cover crop knowledge

    Maitland Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) and the Ontario Soil Network (OSN) are partnering to pilot a project that will enable agricultural producers to learn directly from other local, innovative producers.
    Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2023

  • Protecting Great Lakes watersheds

    A number of recent reports in national media, local media, and agricultural media underline the need for actions, on a watershed basis, that preserve topsoil, build soil health and protect water quality.
    Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2023

  • Partners research water, climate in Parkhill area

    The research looks at how surface water (such as a creek, river, or lake) and groundwater (water under our feet in aquifers) interact in different seasons.
    Posted: Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Scott Municipal Drain Restoration Project

    'This is a legacy that will carry on for generations,' said Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson during a celebration at the Scott Farm on Nature Centre Road just outside of Belgrave.
    Posted: Friday, September 23, 2022

  • Forest health faces threats

    A study into forest health, in a watershed along Lake Huron's southeast shore, identifies issues and the need for action to manage the forest health.
    Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2022

  • Citizen scientists collect data

    Learn how atmospheric conditions, wildlife, algae blooms, beach litter, microplastics, human activity, storm and erosion damage have impacted the Lake Huron shoreline.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

  • The Bayfield Beach Shipwreck

    In this segment of ‘What is Buried in Your Beach?’ we will uncover how the Lynda Hindman shipwreck came to be a tourist attraction and conversation maker off the shores of Pier Beach in Bayfield.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

  • Battling Algal Blooms

    16-year-old Annabelle Rayson, a Grade 11 student from St. Patrick's Catholic High School in Sarnia, has set out to combat algal blooms in the Great Lakes.
    Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2022

  • Increased cover crop adoption benefits Lake Huron

    Local agricultural producers and other rural landowners have increased cover crop planting. They have done this with support of staff who create peer-to-peer workshop opportunities and links to funding incentive programs.
    Posted: Friday, May 6, 2022

  • This project helped to reduce sediment in McIntyre Weed Drain and Ferguson Drain.

    McIntyre, Ferguson drains case study

    This new Green Infrastructure case study looks at reducing sediment in McIntyre Weed Drain and Ferguson Drain in Alvinston, Ontario.
    Posted: Monday, February 28, 2022

  • Enjoy Great Lakes through virtual field trips

    How well do you know your Great Lakes? You will understand their importance better through these virtual field trips.
    Posted: Monday, January 17, 2022

  • Mapping of soil erosion by water

    Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, can be used to determine which locations are more vulnerable to threats such as flooding or erosion.
    Posted: Sunday, January 16, 2022

  • Stewardship in Pine River Watershed

    Pine River is one of six priority areas along Lake Huron's southeast shore.
    Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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