New IWM Report Available

Watershed governance: A selection of case studies for informing integrated watershed management in the Muskoka River Watershed‘ produced for MWC by the Canadian Water Network is now available!

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

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Watershed Stewards Recognized Through the Doug Cross Stewardship Recognition Program

Muskoka Watershed Council is pleased to recognize a number of watershed stewards, as selected by their respective organizations, through the Doug Cross Stewardship Recognition Program in 2022. The Doug Cross Stewardship Recognition Program helps local community and lake organizations across Muskoka’s watersheds recognize the dedication, effort, and good stewardship activities…

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