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

Is the Coast Clear? The 2018 Lake Huron Conference

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"Is the Coast Clear?" is the LHCCC's 10th biennial conference which provides a forum for the general public and environmental professionals to learn about issues affecting Lake Huron’s coastal environment, promoting greater community engagement. Experts from the Great Lakes region speak about coastal research, along with local actions and solutions to environmental challenges. A diverse audience of all ages, including cottagers, farmers, municipal staff, elected officials, public agencies, industry, and NGOs have the opportunity to network and broaden their awareness of water quality issues. Previous successful conferences held by the LHCCC at various locations along the coast have attracted over 200 participants. This conference is an opportunity for presenters to share information that will help reinforce the need for community action to improve water quality, which might not otherwise reach a public audience.

Nearest city or town: Grand Bend
Project start date: May 10, 2018
End date: May 11, 2018

Project focus: Education
Project contact: Erinn Lawrie

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