Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation
The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation is a grassroots organization formed to protect and restore the Lake Huron shoreline environment. The Township of Huron-Kinloss is proud to support the work they do to protect our beautiful water playground. For more information about their services and programs visit their website.
Pine River Watershed Initiatiive
The Pine River Watershed Initiative (PRWIN) is a local organization that formed over concerns with the watershed of the Pine River which runs into Lake Huron at Point Clark. This group of volunteers are active in finding concrete solutions to improve the watershed one idea at a time. For more information about their programs and services visit their website.
Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
The Great Lakes & St. Lawrence cities initiative is a unique coalition of Canadian and US mayors concerned about the state of the Great Lakes. Communities of all sizes are welcome to join to exchange best practices and lessons learned. For more information about their programs and services please visit their website.
The Township of Huron-Kinloss is in the watershed of the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authoriry and the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority. The conservation authorities promote the conservation of our wildlife habitat and the species that are found within it. They also provide weather advisories for the area particularly important at the time of spring run-off. It is the conservation authorities who are part of the building process if you are contemplating doing any work in an area zoned environmentally protected. To learn more about their programs and services take a moment to review their Development, Interference and Alteration Regulations Guide that provides more information about the areas under the Conservation Authority's jurisdiction, their mandate and area of intrest. Also take a moment to visit their respective websites for more information about their programs and services:
Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority
Maitland Valley Conservation Authority
Source Water Protection
Source Water Protection Plans are a resource planning process that endeavours to keep the sources of drinking water safe and usable. The Clean Water Act, 2006 requires all watersheds to develop Source Water Protection Plans. These plans include policies to reduce the risk of contamination and overuse of local drinking water sources. To learn about Source Water Protection visit their website.