Lake Huron: The Sweetwater Sea

Lake Huron with Georgian Bay is renowned for its beaches, dunes, rugged shorelines, coastal wetlands, diverse river systems, forests and more than 30,000 islands. Protecting and enhancing this precious resource is important for the social, recreational and economic benefit of all.  This presentation looks at how these lakes are managed under a bi-national agreement and what is being done to improve water quality and habitat species restoration. 

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Product variations: 
10:00 AM
End time: 
12:00 PM
Bayshore Community Centre, Owen Sound
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About the lecturer 

Greg Mayne & Ted Briggs

Greg Mayne is the Lake Huron Program Officer with Environment Canada‚Äôs Great Lakes Issue Management and Reporting Section.  Greg works to coordinate various Lake Huron management initiatives with agency partners, local conservation groups and individuals who aim to protect our natural resources and waters of the Great Lakes.  

Ted Briggs is a Great Lakes Advisor with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. He is involved in numerous regional Great Lakes activities including the  Lake Huron Partnership, the Lake St. Clair Coordination Council and the St. Clair River and Detroit River Area of Concern programs.