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  • 100 per cent funding for stream buffers

    Maitland Conservation can help landowners access 100 per cent funding for buffering watercourses in the Maitland, Nine Mile and Eighteen Mile River watersheds.
    Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2022


  • Trees, wetlands, education at study area

    The McLarty Environmental Study Area is located on Bruce Road 6/Side Road 20 in the Township of Township of Huron-Kinloss. It is open to the public to enjoy the great outdoors.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022


  • What's on your beach?

    Sunset beach cleanup finds some surprises.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022


  • Learn more about life along the shoreline

    St. Clair Region Conservation Authority (SCRCA) is providing ways for people to learn more about living with erosion.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022


  • Microplastics in 80 per cent of lake samples

    Coast Watcher citizen scientists collected 24 samples at the beginning and end of the season and found microplastic pollution in 83.3 per cent of those samples.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022


  • Thirty youths in Coastal Corps

    The Coastal Conservation Youth Corps hosted more than 30 young people.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022


  • Water monitoring along Lake Huron

    Partners in Canada and United States working together to collect information on nutrients entering the Great Lakes.
    Posted: Sunday, September 18, 2022


  • U.S. scientists, local researchers work together

    A local conservation authority has worked side by side with American researchers studying phosphorus nutrient loading in Lake Huron and its impact on lower Great Lakes such as Lake St. Clair and (through the Detroit River) Lake Erie.
    Posted: Sunday, September 18, 2022


  • Water, species monitoring informs restoration work

    Low oxygen concentrations, nutrient enrichment, sediment loads, and invasive species can all impact aquatic species.
    Posted: Sunday, September 18, 2022


  • Healthy Watersheds, Healthy People, Wildlife

    The link between protecting natural areas and preventing pandemics received only modest attention as Canadians struggled with the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). This linkage is really at the heart of the issue, however.
    Posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2022


  • Working with Pine River landowners to plant trees

    The Pine River Watershed Initiative Network, and participating local landowners, continue to work together to protect this watershed along Lake Huron's southeast shore.
    Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022


  • New shoreline video series

    A new video series offers information on shoreline processes; living with erosion; what you need to know before planning to build along the shoreline; and what you need to know before buying property along the shoreline.
    Posted: Monday, June 20, 2022


  • If you swim in Lake Huron practise safe swimming

    Follow local public health channels to have the best information when deciding if and when to swim in Lake Huron.
    Posted: Monday, May 16, 2022


  • Opportunity for coastal youth

    The Coastal Conservation Youth Corps (CCYC) is a program for youths between 14 and 18 years of age to learn about coastal issues and opportunities.
    Posted: Friday, May 13, 2022


  • McFadyen Drain Green Infrastructure Case Study

    This case study (McFadyen Drain) is one of two Green Infrastructure case studies posted, in February 2022, on the Healthy Lake Huron (HLH) - Clean Water, Clean Beaches website.
    Posted: Monday, February 28, 2022


  • Ontario invests $2.5 million for Great Lakes

    The Ontario government is investing more than $2.5 million in 19 new projects to protect the health of the Great Lakes. Some of those projects are in Healthy Lake Huron watersheds.
    Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2021


  • Rural Green Infrastructure

    Rural Green Infrastructure (RGI) is a series of methods, structures and practices that can help reduce stormwater impacts and build resiliency across rural landscapes.
    Posted: Friday, August 27, 2021


  • Art promotes protecting watershed

    Thousands of visitors to Arkona Lions Museum and Information Centre will know more about watersheds, and protecting them, thanks to the installation of a piece of art called A Watershed of Clay.
    Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2021


  • Safe swimming information

    Visit local public health for information on water quality, best practices for safe swimming.
    Posted: Tuesday, August 3, 2021


  • PLATO helps you make best Phosporus decisions

    Did you think Plato was an ancient Greek philosopher? If you did, you would be right. But PLATO is something else as well. It is the Phosphorus Loss Assessment Tool for Ontario (PLATO).
    Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020


  • Stewardship Clusters Project

    Here are the six Healthy Lake Huron Stewardship Clusters Project Reports.
    Posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2020


  • Why soil health matters

    It takes all of us to build soil health. In this video we asked "Why does soil matter?' We got an overwhelming response.
    Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2020


  • Water quality and coming home

    Hear Jen Christie's perspective on why water quality is important to her and why it should matter to everyone in the Lake Huron and Georgian Bay watershed.
    Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2020


  • Cover Crops 101

    Find out about the many benefits of cover crops and 'service crops' in this new video.
    Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2020


  • Cover Crop Innovations in Huron County

    There have been a number of cover crop innovations found throughout Huron County over the past few years. Here are a few highlights from 2020, in this new video.
    Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2020


  • Enjoy 360-degree tour of Scott Demo Project

    There are fewer in-person tours these days but here is a chance to tour the fascinating Scott Demonstration Project, virtually, in full 360 degrees!
    Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020


  • Pine River network helping keep Great Lake great

    The Pine River Watershed Initiative Network (PRWIN) has accomplished many great things over the years. The Network is featured in the Saugeen Watershed Community Highlight and the Healthy Lake Huron – Clean Water, Clean Beaches Partnership.
    Posted: Friday, July 24, 2020


  • Heathy Lake, Healthy Surfers

    Help to keep Lake Huron water clean for drinking water, aquatic species and ... for surfers.
    Posted: Friday, July 24, 2020


  • Working together at St. Joseph fish ladder

    A new video outlines how the interest of the local community, and the response of Departments, Ministries, and agencies, resulted in protection of Rainbow Trout.
    Posted: Friday, July 10, 2020


  • Cover Crops in Sixty Inch Corn Update

    Certified Crop Advisor and Professional Agrologist Ross Wilson, of Ausable Bayfield Conservation, provides a June 2020 update on use of #covercrops and #60inchcorn in this trial south of Clinton, Ontario, Canada.
    Posted: Friday, July 3, 2020


  • New catch-and-release fishing video

    Help keep our Great Lake and rivers healthy for fish and other living things for future generations. Watch a new fishing video.
    Posted: Friday, July 3, 2020


  • Help fight Canada's worst invasive plant

    Phragmites can have devastating effects on our wetlands and Lake Huron coastline. Learn more about Phragmites and the work that is being done to stop the spread of this invasive species.
    Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2020


  • Coastal Corks and Pints

    From reducing cardboard and plastic packaging to reusing wastewater, to planting trees for each shipped order, to providing spent grains to local farmers for livestock feed, many of these breweries, wineries and cideries are reducing their footprint.
    Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2020


  • Your actions help to protect your lake

    People across Lake Huron's southeast shore are taking action to protect water quality. Jo-Anne Harbinson, Manager of Stewardship Services at Saugeen Conservation, shares some ways you can be part of this work to keep our Great Lake great.
    Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2020


  • Protecting life, property, water quality

    Slowing down stormwater is part of the solution.
    Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2020


  • Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Water Infiltration Test

    Ever wonder how to test water infiltration on your property? This quick test will let you compare different areas of your property or identify locations with poor infiltration.
    Posted: Friday, June 12, 2020


  • Earthworm middens - good for soil and water

    Do you know what an earthworm midden is? Do you know what it means for the health of soil and the quality of water?
    Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2020





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