Working to Protect Ontario’s Watersheds, their Natural Heritage, and our Receiving Waters
The Ontario Headwaters Institute works to protect Ontario’s watersheds, their natural heritage, and receiving waters such as the Great Lakes, through on-going efforts in our three portfolios on Research, Education, and Civic Engagement.
In February, the latter portfolio launched the Coalition of Ontario Water Guardians, with numerous partners, as can be seen at www.cowg.ca. In March, the Coalition launched its first collaborative effort: a petition asking the province to better protect water security. See our blog for more.
Key background documents include:
The 4-page OHI Brochure September 2022, and feel free to…
Visit our YouTube Channel, with numerous videos, the most recent of which is on The Impact of Aggregate Extraction in the Credit Watershed. .
If you are looking for our new project, Growing the Greenbelt 2021: REGIONAL RESILIENCE, it is posted at www.waterscape.ca.
Conservation Ontario and its CAs release updated Watershed Report Cards
People interested in watershed health will want to read the updated watershed report cards, individually on your conservation authority and/or at the collective effort at the State on Ontario’s Watersheds. Then, please consider signing our petition for increased...
Water Guardians seek support on Ontario’s Water Security
The Coalition invites everyone to support our call that Ontario should make significant efforts to better protect water security, and that a good place to start is to commit to meaningful consultation on the proposed amalgamation of the A Place to Grow Act with the...