Let’s Talk Lake Superior – Webinar

Join Environment and Climate Change Canada and the US Environmental Protection Agency for a free one-hour webinar on Lake Superior. Thursday, July 8 – 11:00 am EDT. Reserve your spot here on EventBrite This event, the first in a series, will share the latest on Lake Superior’s overall conditions, threats and actions needed including a […]

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IJC survey on issues and water quality in the Great Lakes

The International Joint Commission Great Lakes Water Quality Board invites you to complete the following survey about issues related to the Great Lakes and water quality. This online poll explores the public’s opinions, values, and beliefs about the Great Lakes as well as their concerns and suggestions for the future. Building upon a random telephone […]

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MECP Funding for protection and conservation

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) is currently accepting applications for our enhanced Ontario Community Environment Fund (OCEF). We are specifically looking for projects that focus on the protection and preservation of our land, air and water. As part of our Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan commitment to protect our air, land and water, […]

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Explore Ontario Parks for free all summer long

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant many more stay-cations and exploring local areas. This summer, Ontario Parks is offering free weekday passes from Monday to Thursday at 115 provincial parks beginning June 7th, 2021. The free weekday passes increase accessibility to the parks as well as limits the amount of human contact at park offices. For […]

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Aquaculture on Lake Superior?

Aquaculture is one of the world’s fastest-growing food sectors. With seafood consumption increasing, aquaculture becomes an attractive investment for investors. Trout is a desirable species from a consumer standpoint, and the demand is high. Lake Superior is being considered for a potential rainbow trout fish farm. A Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) feasibility report outlines […]

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Spring Phytoplankton and the Role of Citizen Scientists

Cyanobacteria in the Thunder Bay and Lake Superior Region Over the past few years the Thunder Bay region has seen an increase in the number of reported cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, blooms on inland lakes and Lake Superior itself.  In particular, the North Shore of Lake Superior has only recently recognized blooms on […]

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Reduce Your Garden’s Water Footprint

The weather is getting warmer which means gardening season is just around the corner. Whether this is your first season or you’re a seasoned expert, there are always opportunities to learn and apply something new. Growing successful plants requires healthy soil and adequate amounts of water. Irrigating for agriculture purposes is the largest user of […]

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Paige’s Pick – Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Braiding Sweetgrass – Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants is a phenomenal book that challenges the mindset of modern western society. Robin is a wonderful storyteller who personifies nature to give it life and respect to challenge the worldview that nature is an object and something that people can own. The book […]

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Canada’s Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA, and LC-PFCAs Risk Management

Canada’s Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA, and LC-PFCAs Risk Management Available for Public Comment: The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue binational strategies for Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMCs), which may include research, monitoring, surveillance, and pollution prevention and control provisions. A Draft of […]

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Thunder Bay PAC Meeting – April 6 (online)

The next meeting of the Public Advisory Committee to the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan will be held (virtually due to the ongoing pandemic) on Tuesday, April 6 from 7 to 8 p.m. The information to join the meeting using GoToMeeting is below. This meeting will provide an update on the monitoring at the Northern […]

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