The 2023 Muskoka Watershed Report Card is here!

Integrated Watershed Management

MWC has pulled together a number of resources on IWM, including publications, articles, presentations, papers and more!

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What is the mission of the Muskoka Watershed Council?


Develop and implement science-based programs to research, assess, monitor, and evaluate environmental health.


Encourage sound watershed management practices and policies based on evidence.

Communicate & Educate

Develop and deliver public information and education programs that promote sustainable lifestyle choices and an understanding of the impact of human actions on the watersheds.

Promote & Demonstrate

Identify best practices that support a sustainable environment and a healthy community structure with a thriving economy.

Watershed council mission

New from our blog

Photo of a Blanding's Turtle

Is biodiversity declining in Muskoka?

Sightings of 48 species at risk within the watershed can be logged online to find out. By Dr. Peter Sale. The Blanding's turtle is one of Muskoka’s species at risk that is attractive and conspicuous enough that we may know much about its local status. Less conspicuous species are likely…

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