LMAA Meeting 2014

Lake Manitou Area Association held it’s annual members meeting on Saturday July 12, 2014. Manitoulin Streams was present to educate on invasive species and stream rehabilitation work completed in the area. Calvin Crispo, Susanne Meert and Eric LaBelle from Manitoulin Streams were welcomed whole heartedly by the group. An information night has now been set for the Streams team to attend next month.

 

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Calvin Crispo Back for another Season

Community Stewardship Liaison, Calvin Crispo is back on Manitoulin Island for the 2014 summer! After a successful 2013 summer, Calvin will be travelling across Manitoulin with Invasive Species Liaison, Eric Labelle. The pair look to inform as many people as possible about invading species. If you have any concern about invading species or would like to book a presentation please call Manitoulin Streams! (705) 859-1653

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Canada Day Providence Bay Festivities

Canada Day festivities were a hit in Providence Bay this year. With the rebirth of the Discovery Centre and beach festivities going on for the kids, this day was sure to be earmarked as one of the highlights of the year.

Manitoulin Streams was honored to be present to accompany the stream table display and educate on stream rehabilitation and awareness.

 

 

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Manitoulin Tourism Assoc. Summer Student Presentation

Manitoulin Tourism Association (MTA) summer student training session to educate summer students about Manitoulin Streams and the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC).

 

This will allow them to promote our organizations to locals and tourists providing information about the organizations, opportunities for stream side tours, and how to become involved with volunteer stewardship activities

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Lakeview School Seeks Electrofishing Results

Lakeview School Grade 8 class receiving the results of the electrofishing and invertebrate sampling conducted on M’Chigeeng Creek in the fall of 2013 by College Boreal students. Looking forward to working with them on some stream restoration work this summer when they go back to school in August.

 

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Welcome Eric Labelle

Manitoulin Streams and Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) would like to welcome Eric Labelle to our team this summer as our OFAH Invasive Species Liaison. Eric can be contacted at (705) 859-1653 or eric.labelle@ofah.org if you want to report invasive species on Manitoulin Island this summer.

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2014 Newsletter

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Bill Strain Awarded the Co-Curricular Program/Community Partnership

Congratulations to Bill Strain and the Little Current Fish and Game Club for being awarded the Co-Curricular Program/Community Partnership Award from the Rainbow District School Board for his educational outdoor classroom school tours! Programs like this shape the minds of our students for life !

 

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Site MIN 678 on Mindemoya River will be restored in the summer of 2014.

Site MIN 678 on Mindemoya River to be restored.

 

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Bill Strain Awarded the Larry Wallace Memorial Award

Congratulations to Bill Strain, Little Current Fish and Game Club and Manitoulin Streams Board of Director, for being awarded the Larry Wallace Memorial Award for youth conservation education. Bill Strain received this award from the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters. Mr. Wallace was a long time member of OFAH who worked with young people with regards to conservation.

Bill Strain is being acknowledged for the educational program that he has developed and implemented on Manitoulin Island with the youth of our communities creating future stewards of the land. Kudos!

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