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.
David Crombie YouTube interview on environmental and water security
See a 17-minute, extraordinary video with David Crombie about how land use planning ties in to environmental and water security, at David Crombie on Planning and Water Security, May 2023 - YouTube. Then, if you have not already, consider signing our petition on the...
OHI facilitates new submission and petition for the Coalition of Ontario Water Guardians
The Province's latest disaster on land use planning seeks to amalgamate the Provincial Policy Statement with A Place to Grow. See the Coalition's submission and the petition that you can sign at Ontario Water Guardians Urge New Support for the Greenbelt and the...