Visit our partners in environmental stewardship

District Municipality of Muskoka Muskoka Water Web

2013 MSC


Saturday, April 27, 2013
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Nipissing University – Muskoka Campus

2013 MSC Flyer








Looking back to see the future: using lake sediments to track algae over decades
Dr. Andrew Paterson, Ministry of the Environment



Stewardship Theme


Citizen Science Programs – Help Monitor the Health of Our Watersheds
Julia Phillips, Adopt-A-Pond Coordinator


Entice Them: Landscaping for Wildlife
Robert Allen, Northway Gardeners Ltd.


Capture Them: Wildlife Photography
Eleanor Kee Wellman, Photographer


Get Out and Go Birding at the Cottage
Kathy Jones, Ontario Volunteer Coordinator, Bird Studies Canada


Leonard Lake: Success with Encouraging the Return of Nesting Loons
Gordon Roberts, Leonard Lake Stakeholders Association



Water Theme


Algal blooms in Ontario lakes
Dr. Michelle Palmer, Ministry of the Environment


Using Citizen Science in the MWC Report Card
Judi Brouse, Muskoka Watershed Council


Monitor It: DMM Lake System Health Program
Rebecca Willison, District Municipality of Muskoka


Interpret It: What Do Your Water Quality Data Mean?
Dr. Neil Hutchinson, Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Ltd.


Emerging Issues for our Lakes: reduced federal government engagement, despite the rising threat of multiple environmental stressors in Canada
Dr. Norman Yan, York University