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Great Lakes Guardian Fund

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Local Knowledge Key in Land Restoration Program

Building off the idea that few comprehend the environmental challenges occurring in their backyards better than those who witness them daily, the Ontario government has re-launched yet another program to solicit local engagement in improving the province’s natural spaces. The Land Stewardship and Habitat Restoration Program– operating under the awkward acronym LSHRP – will award small … Continue reading

Next Steps in Protecting the Great Lakes

In the face of decades of environmental, pollution and development stresses on the shorelines, wetlands, river basins, flora and fauna of the Great Lakes, the government of Ontario realized making a difference in the health of these critical water bodies would require all hands on deck. Provincial dollars would be needed to help improve the … Continue reading

Great Lakes Fund Lacks Public Participation, Environmental Groups Say

In June, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment stood at the shoreline of Lake Ontario in downtown Toronto to announce the introduction of Bill 100, the Great Lakes Protection Act, 2012. This broad new legislation would allow ministries to better cooperate on Great Lakes initiatives – water quality, wastewater treatment, algae blooms, wetland restoration, etc. – … Continue reading

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