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You’re out of line, Scotch pine!

Walking through the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC)’s Riverbend property, visitors can see why the area is so special: a long stretch of high quality shoreline along the Maitland River; cliffs that host old, slow-growing cedars; deciduous forests containing southern … Continue reading

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El Camino hike 2017

This is the fifth consecutive year that the Lower Maitland Stewardship Group has hosted the Cherrydale checkpoint for the annual Maitland Trail Association El Camino hike. The weather was sunny and hot but great, with absolutely no bugs at our location.  … Continue reading

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Phragmites Information Session & Demonstration

On Saturday July 8th, about 40 people gathered in Goderich to talk about Phragmites: what it is, why it’s a problem, and what we can do about it.   Phragmites is Canada’s worst invasive species, and it is starting to … Continue reading

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It’s no joke: Join us to clean up the shores of the Maitland on April 1st!

  The meeting place for the river clean up is on North Harbour Road, at the base of the Menesetung Bridge trail.  See you there at 11!

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Back to Blacker!

Thank you to everyone who joined us to get Back to Blacker.  We had a little bit of rain to cool us down while we planted 400 hardwood trees. The good news was we had lots of helping hands.   … Continue reading

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Back to Blacker: tree planting on May 7

Where?  Blacker Property on Highway 8 (Huron Road), 5 km from Goderich.  The property is owned and managed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). When?  May 7, 2016, 11:30am to 3pm To register, click here. Join NCC, HSC, and Maitland Valley Conservation Authority … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars!

We hope you can join us for our spring and summer events.  The details about these events will be posted closer to the date, but for now make sure you have them marked in your calendars. May 7 – Tree … Continue reading

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Lower Maitland River Video Debut Screening – April 1st

Join us for the Lower Maitland River Video release!  At the Maitland Trail Association AGM, we will present the debut screening of the video that has been created over the past year.  We’re so excited for everyone to see the … Continue reading

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El Camino 2015

For the third year in a row, the Lower Maitland Stewardship Group sponsored the Cherrydale checkpoint at the El Camino event. Hosted by the Maitland Trail Association, the ‘El Camino’ is a hiking journey from Auburn to Goderich along the … Continue reading

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Shoreline clean-up: 75 lbs of garbage is removed from the Lower Maitland River!

On  September 12th the Lower Maitland Stewardship Group co-hosted the Great Goderich Shoreline Clean-up with the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation.  By all accounts the event was a success!  In two hours on this beautiful Saturday morning, 36 people … Continue reading

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