• Tour of innovative municipal drain projects

    Almost 50 municipal drainage superintendents and drainage engineers took part in a May 2023 tour of innovative nature-based solutions, such as wetlands, for municipal drains.
    Posted: Monday, May 29, 2023

  • Second decade for Healthy Lake Huron

    Healthy Lake Huron entered its second decade of work, under the HLH umbrella, in 2022. Protecting Lake Huron is as important as ever.
    Posted: Friday, May 19, 2023

  • 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

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