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30 Years Protecting Nature

Posted on June 20, 2021

Georgian Bay is beloved for its open spaces. Water, rocks, and trees that seem to go on forever have provided generations with places to explore, reflect, and be immersed in nature. This area is environmentally significant too: it’s home to 50 species at risk including the highest diversity of reptiles and amphibians in Canada, contains more islands than any other lake in the world, and is recognized by the United Nations for its unique and important ecology. Thirty years ago, concerns were growing among Georgian Bay residents that this extraordinary environment was at risk of permanent damage. Increasing road development…

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King Family Bursary supports father-daughter paddling documentary

Posted on June 8, 2021

We are delighted to award the 2021 King Family Bursary to Scott Parent, who will create a documentary film about a paddling expedition and environmental journey with his daughter Acadia. Scott Parent is a paddler, photographer, and film maker raised in Pentanguishene and 12 Mile Bay, and now living on the Saugeen (Bruce) Peninsula. Scott has lived most of his life on Georgian Bay and worked as a commercial fisherman and paddling guide. In 2011, Scott completed the first solo unassisted stand-up paddleboard crossing of the bay from Lion’s Head to the Western Islands, and on to Sans Souci. In 2015, he and a partner made the crossing in the winter….

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Walking for Wilderness

Event Date: September 18, 2021

10 am – 1 pm
Rose Island, Carling Township

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Event Date:

Online Auction: Friday October 22nd, 12 noon – Saturday October 30th, 8 pm
Virtual Celebration: Saturday October 30th, 6-6:45pm

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