The Government of Canada is currently seeking the public’s views on improving its environmental and regulatory processes. This public consultation is your opportunity to provide input and emphasize the importance of restoring and strengthening our protection of Canada’s waters. Please head to this post from the Canadian Freshwater Alliance for some more detailed background on the contents of…Details
21 August 2016:
The Globe and Mail has published an article about Nestlé’s continued water extraction in Aberfoyle, beyond the July 31st expiration of their permit, and the objections raised by the Wellington Water Watchers. Read the full article here. …
July 18, 7:10am
Mike Nagy speaks to Tim Denis on NewsTalk 610 CKTB about the Nestlé’s water taking near Guelph, Aberfoyle, and Middlebrook. Listen to the podcast here.
Wellington Water Watchers will be hosting a Town Hall on growing the Greenbelt in Wellington County.
Wednesday June 15th, 2016
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sportsplex 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus
Speakers: Kevin Thomason, David Donelly
The current Coordinated Land Use Planning Review (Review of the Greenbelt and its proposed expansion areas) represents a unique opportunity to permanently protect Wellington County’s important moraine headwater areas …
On Sunday, May 29, 2016, from 1 to 4 pm please join us to celebrate and clean up our historic and unique Niska Road cultural heritage landscape. The City of Guelph is generously supporting our initiative by supplying bags, gloves and safety vests for all participants. The city will be closing Niska at Downey and…Details
Spanning nearly two million acres, Ontario’s Greenbelt evokes a sense of pride in Ontarians, who overwhelmingly appreciate its importance in shaping growth and protecting farmlands, nature — and water. The Ontario government wants to grow the Greenbelt. Nine out of ten Ontarians agree. Act today, protect a legacy for tomorrow. Learn more about Growing the Greenbelt: GBT_GrowingtheGreen_E-ver…Details
Join OPIRG Guelph and Wellington Water Watchers for our 37th annual 2Rivers Cleanup on Saturday June 4th. This year, alongside our traditional garbage pickup, the event will feature three other amazing river-loving activities! What’s the ultimate goal of the 2Rivers Cleanup? To revive, restore and rehabilitate the Speed and Eramosa rivers for all species to…Details