The 2023 Muskoka Watershed Report Card is here!

Our Changing Watershed

A series of MWC articles published in The Muskokan newspaper throughout the summer.

Integrated Watershed Management

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

The Natural Edge

Let The Natural Edge help you restore your shoreline!

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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Bracebridge Bay - Photo by John McQuarrie

Integrated management of the Muskoka River Watershed: Time to get started!

Integrated Watershed Management requires a culture shift in the way we think but is a more effective way to manage our environment and economy. By Kevin Trimble. Muskoka Watershed Council (MWC) has reported disturbing trends in our environment that will affect our quality of life if they aren’t addressed. Information…

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