Ontario Community Environment Fund 2012 Grant Recipients
Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority, Exeter -- $34,200 for a project to restore 30 hectares of land, and to help educate local residents about how to prevent spills.
Credit River Anglers Association, Mississauga --$40,000 to reforest nine hectares of land with 8,200 trees around Levi Creek, a tributary to the Credit River.
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation, Mississauga -- $15,792 to restore habitat and improve biodiversity in Caledon Creek, a tributary to the Credit River.
Mattagami Regional Conservation Authority, Timmins --$8,860 to develop a short and long-term plan to bring back sturgeon to the Mattagami River.
Mattagami Regional Conservation Authority, Timmins --$72,650 to develop a short and long-term plan to monitor and restore health of the Porcupine watershed.
Ontario Invasive Plant Council Inc., Peterborough--$7,800 to eliminate the European water chestnut, an invasive species, in Voyageur Provincial Park along the Ottawa River.
The Pine River Watershed Initiative Network, Ripley -- $3,720 to plant 500 native trees over five hectares to improve habitat, and biodiversity in the Pine River watershed.
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, Sault Ste. Marie -- $15,000 to use native shrubs and grasses to re-vegetate areas around power transmission rights of way in the Goulais River watershed.
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, Sault Ste. Marie --$23,032 to provide public outreach and education about preventing spills, and restoring the environment in the Goulais River watershed.
Wahnapitae First Nation, Capreol --$11,842 to conduct a baseline assessment of the health of Post Creek to determine the past and present environmental impacts of mining activities in the area.