The tall limestone cliffs and turquoise water of the Bruce Peninsula provide a variety of recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Credit: Scott Parker
Sharing information on Best Management Practices is an important part of collaboration between the individuals, communities, watershed groups and governmental agencies at work for Lake Huron. Credit: BPBA
Exposed limestone bluffs at Cave Point, Bruce Peninsula.
Rocky islands of eastern Georgian Bay. Photo credit: Ellen Perschbacher
Southern Ontario agriculture along Lake Huron’s southeast shore. Credit: Daniel Holm Photography
Sand beach and dune complexes are found along the southeastern shores, such as those pictured here near Pinery Provincial Park. Credit: Daniel Holm Photography
Lake Huron waters support a thriving agricultural sector, particularly in the southeastern portion of the watershed. Credit: Daniel Holm Photography
Volunteers engaged in stream restoration efforts in a Lake Huron tributary. Photo credit: MSIA
Rocky islands of eastern Georgian Bay. Photo credit: Ellen Perschbacher
The St. Marys River flows from Lake Superior to Lake Huron, contributing 8 billion liters/hour to the receiving basin in Lake Huron. Photo credit: Mark Chambers

Innovative Community Actions in the Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Watershed

The Lake Huron-Georgian Bay community came together on November 24, 2021 for a virtual mini-summit focused on innovative community actions. Five fantastic speakers shared information about their innovative efforts in their regions. Topics included innovation in generating revenues, building partnerships, and generating knowledge and on the ground actions. A big thank you goes out to … Continued

Lake Huron Action and Management Plan Released

Lake Huron’s bi-national committee has released the  Lakewide Action and Management Plan for Lake Huron – thanks ECCC and USEPA for good hard work including working with and considering input from First Nations and 20 Government agencies as well as soliciting and responding to public comment.  Looking forward to next steps and actions!  Click on … Continued

Lake Huron Community Comes Together for a Mini-summit on Community Engagement

Following the Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Virtual Summit in autumn 2020, participants expressed an interest in coming together again to discuss community engagement in more detail. On June 22 we held a mini-summit on this subject featuring four inspiring presentations: Youth Engagement, Kyla Judge, Georgian Bay Biosphere The 2020 Healthy Lake Huron #PieceofthePuzzle Social Media Campaign, … Continued

Lake Huron Summit Summary

Here is the link to the Lake Huron Summit Summary from October 2017. Hello Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Initiative Community Thank you to all who were able to attend our Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Summit October 25th and 26th in Collingwood, we felt it was a huge success and based on responses from the participants most felt the same … Continued

Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Summit goes virtual for first time

Summit in 2020 is to take place by video webinar on October 27 and November 3 The Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Initiative for Community Action has announced the Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Summit is going virtual for the first time. The event is free. Community members and agency staff are invited to take part by Zoom video … Continued

Lake Huron, Georgian Bay on the Rise

A wet and rainy spring has left water levels in Lake Huron and Georgian Bay well above their long-term average, and they are continuing to rise. As of Tuesday, the water levels on Lake Huron were 41 centimetres above average, the highest they have been at this time of year since 1997. “They are high … Continued

PROCEEDINGS COMING SOON – 2017 Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Summit: Working Together for a Healthy Lake Huron-Georgian Bay

THANK YOU to everyone who came the Lake Huron Summit in October.  The organizing committee is working on getting the proceedings out and published to this website.  If you have any questions or want follow-up sooner, feel free to contact us…[email protected] When: From: 11 am Wednesday, October 25th To: 12 pm Thursday, October 26th Where: … Continued

Save the Date for Fall Mini-Summit!

We are continuing our series of mini-summits with the next topic being ‘Innovative Community Actions’. We hope you can join us on November 24, 2021 to hear about innovative community actions taking place around the Lake Huron-Georgian Bay watershed. There will be an opportunity for you to share your experiences as well. Agenda Welcome Mari … Continued

Upcoming Session on Engagement

In autumn 2020, we hosted a Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Summit, providing us with the opportunity to come together and hear updates about community projects and different local strategies to address climate change. After that summit, we heard from you that you would like more information about engaging with communities.  We are hosting a mini-summit on … Continued

Virtual Summit a Success!

Unlike previous summits held in Collingwood, this year’s summit was held entirely online over two mornings – October 27 and November 3. While there’s nothing quite like meeting face-to-face, we certainly had a great time virtually catching up on some of the work going on around the watershed. Between the two days, we had well … Continued