Category Archive: Lake Projects

Free Plants and Workshops for Your Shoreline

Hardened concrete shorelines and grass mowed right to the water’s edge has definitely been the preferred way of landscaping in the past. But keeping it natural is now the way to go for… Continue reading

Plant Your Shoreline!

This week Adopt-A-Pond traveled up to Stony Lake to participate in a shoreline workshop that was organized by the Environmental Council for Clear, Stoney and White Lakes. The workshop was a huge success… Continue reading

Construction of a Table-land Pond

Adopt-A-Pond, with generous funding provided by Symcor Inc, took part in the construction of a unique table-land pond on the Zoo’s property.  The pond will act as important breeding habitat for Gray Treefrogs… Continue reading

A Cottage Country BioBlitz

Summer is a very exciting time to be out in the natural world. What better way to learn about what’s out there than participating in a BioBlitz! A BioBlitz is a community event… Continue reading

Wetlands and You

Ever wonder how wetlands are evaluated? On June 1st community members of Otty Lake were given a hands-on lesson in wetland evaluation by our skilled Adopt-A-Pond staff. What a great day to be… Continue reading

Adopt-A-Pond Meets Up With FOCA

On March 2nd Adopt-A-Pond’s Wetland Biologist, Shannon, and Stewardship Coordinator, Crystal, attended the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations (FOCA) AGM and spring seminar. FOCA is the pre-eminent Ontario-wide organization representing cottagers and permanent… Continue reading

Building Beaches for Tiny Turtles

by SHANNON RITCHIE, Lakeside Project Lead || Adopt-A-Pond’s Healthy Water-Healthy Wildlife programme has developed an action plan to carry out stewardship initiatives that help local wildlife and their habitats. We provide resources and… Continue reading