• Safer swimming tips for 2024

    Visit websites and social media for local public health to find out more about swimming risks from pollution and how to reduce risk by swimming more safely.
    Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2024

  • Huron Clean Water Project provides project grants

    There is a total of $500,000 in available funds, in 2024, for water quality projects by Huron County residents, landowners, and community groups.
    Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

  • More than 3,600 water quality projects completed

    In almost 20 years, Huron County's Clean Water Project has resulted in more than 3,600 water quality projects with a total project value of more than $14 million.
    Posted: Friday, September 1, 2023

  • Protecting Lake Huron's fish

    We all need to be part of the solution in taking the positive actions that are needed to protect our Lake Huron fish species.
    Posted: Friday, September 1, 2023

  • Landowner helps with Maitland reforestation

    The participation of a local landowner has made it possible for Maitland Conservation to plant more than 12 acres of trees and shrubs.
    Posted: Friday, August 25, 2023

  • Conservation Youth Corps help clean up Lake Huron

    Young people taking part in the Coastal Conservation Youth Corps say they feel they've made an impact on Lake Huron's shoreline.
    Posted: Friday, August 25, 2023

  • Dead fish discovered along Lake Huron

    Local residents reported dead fish in Port Franks and area and in Lake Huron in July.
    Posted: Friday, August 25, 2023

  • Maitland Conservation creates Coastal Resiliency Initiative

    Maitland Conservation is hosting a Coastal Resiliency Workshop Series in July and August, 2023.
    Posted: Friday, June 16, 2023

  • 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

  • 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

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