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Passion for Georgian Bay

Posted on November 17, 2016

A new book has just been published on the founding of the Township of the Archipelago. Passion for Georgian Bay chronicles the efforts of a group of ordinary citizens to establish a new township in the District of Parry Sound during the latter decades of the twentieth century. The Georgian Bay Association, led by Tony Ormsby and then Wally King, provided the leadership for this significant accomplishment, with help from Gary French and Tom Martin. Professionally written and containing detailed maps and other interesting documentation, this full colour publication of over 200 pages with some lovely Bay photo’s is an…

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Steamboat Channel Protected!

Posted on July 18, 2016

Hooray! After more ups and downs than we can count, and incredible effort and generosity from our community of supporters, we are thrilled to announce that the 35 acre northern section of Pointe au Baril’s Mackenzie Island is now protected by the Georgian Bay Land Trust. Known locally simply as “Steamboat” after the channel whose southern shore it borders, this property is both highly ecologically significant and historically treasured by the Pointe au Baril community. One of Georgian Bay’s few remaining pockets of old growth white pine forest is found here, a rare occurrence as the coast was so extensively…

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Seminars: Income & Capital Gains Tax Benefits of Conservation

Event Date:

Seminars will be held in Port Severn, Toronto, and King City in February, March, and April. See below for dates.

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Event Date: March 29, 2017

Book Launch:
Georgian Bay: A Unique North American Ecosystem

Bishop Strachan School
298 Lonsdale Road, Toronto
6 pm cocktail reception | 7 pm book launch

Free admission

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