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Fishery of the Maitland

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1000 lbs of garbage? Oh my!

Last Saturday April 21st, we co-hosted another ‘Great Goderich Shoreline Clean Up’, with great success. 175 volunteers came together to clean up 1,072 lbs of garbage!  Wow!  The Lower Maitland Stewardship Group and the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority lead the … Continue reading

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Great Goderich Shoreline Clean-Up

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You’re out of line, Scotch pine!

The Nature Conservancy of Canada would like to send a huge “thank you!” for helping us cut down invasive Scotch pine at the Riverbend property on October 27! With your help our small but mighty group spent a mild fall … 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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