Healthy Communities from the Land to the Lake

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.

Healthy Communities from the Land to the Lake

Healthy Lake Huron - Clean Water, Clean Beaches is a concerted effort to address nuisance algae concerns and to promote safe and clean beaches and shorelines from Sarnia to Tobermory.

Six key watersheds have been identified as priorities for immediate action.  This group is now working together with local partners to develop and support the implementation of watershed management plans, with specific targeted actions, as well as monitoring and research, for each priority area.

More about who Healthy Lake Huron is

Water quality network celebrates 60 years

Environmental monitoring staff take water samples.

2024-06-10

A province-wide network for monitoring of surface water quality in Ontario is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2024.
A poster of the Lake Huron walk of Anishnaabek Grandmothers and Water Walkers.

2024-06-26

Water Walkers to walk around Lake Huron

Anishinaabe-kwe grandmothers are walking 1,767 kilometres, in 30 days, around Naadowewi-gichigami (Lake Huron) to honour and protect the freshwater of the Great Lakes.
A graphic for the film documentary Plastic People.

2024-06-26

Plastic People film crew visits Lake Huron

Residents living along Lake Huron's southeast shore, including citizens from Bayfield and area and students from the South Huron area, are among the people who were interviewed for a new documentary about plastic pollution.