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

Manitou River Site M17.1 Stream restoration / Watershed Protection Project

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Manitoulin Streams rehabilitated Manitou River Site M17.1, conducted and Island wide garbage cleanup and helped with phragmites removal to protect aquatic habitat and improve water quality.

Accomplishments 2022:

Manitou River Site M17.1
100 trees
176 shrubs
125 milkweed plants
55 linear m of shoreline restored
2 boulder clusters
23 root wads
360m3 of vegetated river stone
220m2 coir mat
220m2 of native grass seed
removal of tire hub caps from river

319 bags of garbage removed from 73km of road and shorelines
277 volunteers - 806 volunteer hrs.

Phragmites removed from 11.2 out of 68 hectares of habitat in Lake Wolsey and 4 out of 51
hectares of habitat in Julia Bay

Nearest city or town: Tehkummah Township
Project start date: April 11, 2022
End date: September 30, 2022

Project focus: Ecosystem Restoration
Project contact: Seija Deschenes

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