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2011 MSC

 

 

Conference Details

Saturday, April 30, 2011

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Nipissing University – Muskoka Campus

 

 

 

Presentations

 

Muskoka Envirocredits

Steve Munro, Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc.

 

Multiple Stressors in our Environment

Dr. Norm Yan, Professor, York University

 

 

 

LAND: THE INS & OUTS OF MFTIP

What is MFTIP?

Chris Gilmour, Earth Mentorship Programs

Managing for Commercial Use

Steve Munro, Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc.

Managing for Recreational Use

Julia Wallace

 

 

 

WATER: MONITORING OUR WATER

 

Monitoring Muskoka’s Water

Rebecca Willison, District Municipality of Muskoka

MLA Water Quality Initiative

Peter Seybold, Muskoka Lakes Association

Georgian Bay Inland Lakes Water Quality

Paul Wiancko, Township of Georgian Bay

Coordinated Monitoring Programs

Judi Brouse, Muskoka Watershed Council

 

 

 

RESEARCH: DESC RESEARCH

 

OBBN – Introduction

Chris Jones & Sarah Sinclair, Ministry of the Environment

Monitoring Crayfish Populations in Muskoka Lakes

Keith Somers, Ministry of the Environment

Algae Blooms in Ontario’s Lakes: Analyzing the Trends

Jenny Winter, Ministry of the Environment

 

 

 

LAND: PROJECTS ON YOUR PROPERTY: LIVING

 

The Importance of Native Plants

Ariel Zwicker, MHF Natural Heritage Committee

Living Sustainably Off the Grid and Green

Peeter & Lori Sild

 

 

 

WATER: WHAT MONITORING TELLS US

 

Lake Joseph Plan

Anna DeSellas – Ministry of the Environment

Benthic Monitoring in Muskoka

Chris Jones & Sarah Sinclair – Ministry of the Environment

 

 

 

LAND: STEWARDSHIP OPTIONS FOR YOUR LAND

 

Protecting the Land You Love, Forever

Allyn Abbott, Muskoka Heritage Trust

Ontario Stewardship: Bringing People Together

Chris Near, Parry Sound-Muskoka Stewardship Network

Conservation Through Private Stewardship

Rebecca Francis, Muskoka Heritage Foundation

 

 

 

WATER: BROADER COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

 

Broad Community Involvement

Randy French, French Planning Services

Watching Out For Invading Species

Casey Cook, Delaina Arnold & Katie Paroschy

Fisheries Monitoring Programs

Steve Scholten, Ministry of Natural Resources

Haliburton-Muskoka Children’s Water Festival

Rick Whitteker, Haliburton-Muskoka Children’s Water Festival