Upcoming Events

WEBINAR: Great Lakes Water Levels Webinar.

Presented by: International Lake Superior Board of Control, International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Board, International Niagara Board of Control, and the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management Committee.

Location/Time: Online webinar on Friday July 17th at 12.00pm to 1.30 pm.

What is this about?

This webinar will provide an overview of why the Great Lakes are at their current levels and how the International Joint Commission’s boards play a role in balancing the interests of all impacted by water levels in the Great Lakes. All interested parties are invited to attend. To participate, you must be able to receive sound through your computer speakers.

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GBBR Webinars – Exolore Your Shores

Explore Our Shores Summer Webinar Series.
Presented by The Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve (GBBR)

Location/Time for 2 water-related webinars GBF would recommend:

1. Game of Thrones: Septic Health & Best Practices, Tuesday July 14th 11:00 am EST
Learn what every home and cottage owner needs to know about their septic system.
The presenter: Greg Mason, GBBR General Manager, SEE REGISTRATION LINK BELOW

2. Managing & Monitoring Muskellunge: A Twenty-Year Retrospective and Beyond, Thursday August 27th 11:00 am EST
Arunas Liskauskas takes viewers on a journey across twenty years of study on the infamous muskie in Georgian Bay and the North Channel. What does the past tell us about the future of these great fish?
The presenter: Arunas Liskauskas is a management biologist with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Upper Great Lakes Management Unit, Lake Huron Office.SEE REGISTRATION LINK BELOW


FREE screening Microplastic Madness

Learn how 56 fifth graders from Brooklyn NY led a #plasticfree movement in their community with a free screening link sent to you betwen July 16 and 19th, and join the conversation on Sat July 18 | 5 pm EDT
Presented by @UofTTrashTeam and @CafeteriaCU


What is this about?
The University of Toronto Trash Team has teamed up with Cafeteria Culture for a free viewing of their award-winning documentary, Microplastic Madness, featuring a story of fifth graders in Brooklyn who led a plastic free movement in their community. Be inspired by Brooklyn youth to take action!

How you can view the documentary
Before joining the community conversation, you will receive access (your ticket) to a private and timed link to view the movie from the comfort of your home, at any of the following times. Running time, 76 minutes.

Thursday, July 16th: 4 pm - 10 pm EDT
Friday, July 17th: 4 pm - 10 pm EDT
Saturday, July 18th: 9 am – 5 pm EDT
Sunday, July 19th: 2 pm – 8 pm EDT

THEN Join the community conversation on Saturday July 18 at 5 pm EDT

Join Families For Change, New Summer Task List

If you and your family are concerned about climate change and pollution, but don’t really know where to start, Georgian Bay Forever (GBF) has a program for you. It’s called Families For Change (F4C).

How does it work?

It’s entirely up to your family. GBF’s new F4C program can take as much or as little time as you and your family have to devote to it. Your family can choose from a list of tasks, and do them at your own time.
To get started: Click Here

F4C Link

Shoreline Cleanups - Join one today

Follow this link to do a shoreline cleanup process suggestion that incorporates physical/social distancing, and helps GBF and partners identify sources of litter so that we can mitigate them from polluting the shorelines and risking the health of the aquatic ecosystem.

Click on this link to get started: Shoreline cleanups.

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To learn more about cleanups and Divert and Capture, visit this link

Energy - Rights and Wrongs. Can we do more right? Yes.
Join us to learn more, and take an Electric Vehicle Test Drive

Location: Toronto, at the The Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre

What is it? Each event session features:
PART 1: Get the big picture on Ontario's Energy Grid. A presentation by GBF's dynamic speaker and ED, David Sweetnam.
PART 2: Test drive an electric vehicle and get all your questions answered by Plug 'N Drive staff.

INFO: TICKETS ARE $20 and include light fare and refreshments.
REGISTER FOR YOUR CHOICE SESSION (either morning or afternoon):
Click here for the morning event.
Click here for the afternoon event.