It’s time to go on a LOW (road) SALT DIET!

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The Evolution of Water Management in Muskoka

Learn about the history of managing water in this complex system!

Algae Monitoring Program Report Available!

Learn about MWC’s new Algae Monitoring Program and the results from year one of the Pilot Project.

Together, we can protect the future of Muskoka's watersheds

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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Texas Freeze and Muskoka Flooding: What We Can Learn From Recent Events Down South

By Peter F Sale. Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Muskoka has a worsening flood problem: conditions often conspire to produce damaging spring floods, such as those in 2019 and 2013. Our changing climate is increasing this flood risk and there is an expectation in our community that “the government” will take…

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