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Blog posts and news releases related to shoreline stewardship.

Monday, 27 February 2017 11:06

Free Water Well Workshop March 8 in Cambray

CAMBRAY, ON – February 27, 2017 – Homeowners, residents and business owners will have an opportunity to hear from and talk with experts during a FREE Water Well Workshop on March 8 at the Fenelon Township Community Centre (Cambray). The Managing Your Well During Drought workshop will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fenelon Township Community Centre (Cambray) and will cover a number of topics of interest to the local community. “We heard from a number of concerned residents and business owners about their wells as the region experienced a prolonged period of below average precipitation throughout…
With funding from Durham Region, we provide landowner grants through the Scugog WATER Fund to help pay for costs associated with approved stewardship projects. To be eligible, stewardship projects must be in the Durham Region portion of the Kawartha watershed. Successful projects will be chosen for their potential to address issues affecting Lake Scugog, such as: Contaminated urban and agricultural runoff Erosion on lake shores and stream banks Poorly functioning septic systems around the lake. New in 2015 - Planting Trees and Shrubs In addition to the list of projects already supported, the Scugog WATER Fund now supports planting native…
Thursday, 05 February 2015 15:19

Seedlings for sale

We're taking orders for our seedling distribution in April. There are 11 tree species, 8 shrub species, and 3 grass species available, all suitable to growing conditions in the Kawarthas. Whether you are creating a natural oasis on your property, building property value, or using plants to create windbreaks, you will find a range of species for your project. The shrubs and grasses are especially suited to shorelines. They will thrive in wet conditions, and grow deep, strong roots to help protect your shoreline from erosion. Visit our website for an order form and details about each species, including their…
Watershed stewardship is the act of caring for the land, water, air, and all the natural features that support a healthy watershed. Stewardship helps sustain your watershed in order to assure clean and abundant water and natural resources for future generations. Watershed stewardThe first step to being a watershed steward is understanding that your actions can have a direct impact on the health of your watershed. With this in mind, watershed stewards take actions that enhance and protect their watershed, as well as their properties. Actions may be large or small and may include such things as reducing or eliminating…
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