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Celebrate Canada 150 at the Great Muskoka Paddling Experience!

  Muskoka is gearing up for the 7th annual Great Muskoka Paddling Experience (GMPE) on Saturday, October 7th at Annie Williams Park in Bracebridge. It’s the last race of the season sanctioned by the Ontario Marathon Canoe & Kayak Racing … Continue reading  

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Muskoka Historian Featured at Watershed Council Talk

    How have the environmental realities of the Canadian Shield shaped the rural identity of Muskoka? Muskoka historian Dr. Andrew Watson discusses this and more at the upcoming Muskoka Watershed Council talk “Shaped by the Shield: Environment, Identity, and … Continue reading  

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Invasive Species Intern Comes to Muskoka

Muskoka Watershed Council is pleased to welcome Rebecca Jackson to our outreach team this summer. Becca is an Invasive Species Awareness Intern with the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters’ Invading Species Awareness Program.   Becca will be attending a … Continue reading  

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Love Your Lake Returns for a 5th Season in Muskoka

Muskoka Watershed Council kicked off the 2017 Love Your Lake program in Muskoka with a visit to Ada Lake in Muskoka Lakes. Ada Lake is one of four lakes that are participating in the program this year.   Love Your … Continue reading  

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2017 LYL Job Posting

  Job Posting: Shoreline Assessment Technician Muskoka Love Your Lake Program   Muskoka Watershed Council is seeking a highly motivated student to help deliver the Love Your Lake shoreline stewardship program on a variety of lakes in Muskoka this summer. … Continue reading  

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MWC Partners Up With Local Paddlers & Outfitter to “Row for a Reason”

  Once again, leaders of Muskoka’s paddling scene have come together to support our local environment through a new fundraising initiative with Muskoka Watershed Council (MWC), a non-profit volunteer organization promoting watershed health since 2001.   The award winning marathon … Continue reading  

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Save on registration for “50 Shades of Green” Conference until April 15

  Save on the cost of registering for the upcoming “50 Shades of Green” Muskoka Stewardship Conference until April 15th! Organized by the Muskoka Watershed Council and The District Municipality of Muskoka, the Conference will tackle the topic of algae … Continue reading  

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MWC and FMW Move Ahead

  Muskoka Watershed Council (MWC) and Friends of the Muskoka Watershed (FMW) have mutually agreed to formally become two independent and separate organizations, each pursuing different, yet complimentary, paths to best serve the environmental interests of Muskoka, its residents and … Continue reading  

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Paddling event donates funds to MWC

  Muskoka Watershed Council (MWC) received a much needed boost in funding from the Great Muskoka Paddling Experience (GMPE). GMPE organizer Sandy Schofield presented MWC Chair Lou Guerriero and MWC Vice-Chair Kevin Trimble with a $4,000 cheque at the MWC … Continue reading  

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Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction is the theme for World Wetlands Day in 2017

  World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February 2nd to raise global awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet. It also marks the date of adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in … Continue reading  

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