If you are looking for information on planting native vegetation, maintaining a shoreline buffer, invasive species, engaging your community in stewardship projects or something else that’s impacting your shoreline and lake, chances are we have it here! Check out all of our tips, links and tools for all of our great resources!
Lake Protection Workbook
Check out the “Lake Protection Workbook: A Self-Assessment Tool for Shoreline Property Owners”, created by the Lake Links Planning Committee. Diagnose any shoreline property problems, and see how you can help your shoreline. You can download an online copy for free, or purchase a physical copy for $1.50. Printing was funded by Watersheds Canada and the Daniel and Susan Gottlieb Foundation.
Check out our videos that allow you to experience our successful projects and protocols first hand. Join us as we rehabilitate walleye spawning beds and place woody debris in local lakes to enhance fish habitat!
Understanding the world around you allows you to better interpret how you can minimize your impact on nature. Click for more information on watersheds, buffer zones, invasive species, landscaping for wildlife and much more!
Freshwater Stewardship Community
Watersheds Canada’s online freshwater stewardship community will connect waterfront communities and individuals through free webinars, education resources, and networking opportunities. All resources created are free to use and easily adapted across Canada!
Fish Habitat Enhancement Toolkit
In partnership with the Lanark County Stewardship Council, Watersheds Canada is proud to announce the creation and distribution of a free Fish Habitat Enhancement Toolkit. Generously funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Fish Habitat Enhancement Toolkit will provide grassroots organizations and community groups with project guides, updated protocols, and accompanying videos to identify suitable sites and successfully enhance various types of fish habitat projects, including: walleye spawning bed enhancements; in-water fish habitat enhancement with woody debris; and cold-water creek enhancement projects.