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Public invited to Lake Huron-Georgian Bay summit

Event hosted by Severn Sound Environmental Association taking place Thursday
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People interested in the environment in Severn Sound are invited to the Tay Community Rink in Port McNicoll this Thursday.

The 2022 Lake Huron Georgian Bay Community Watershed Actions event is being hosted by the Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA). Ceremonies kick off at 1 p.m.

“The summit aims to show the public the amazing work being done by so many community groups and individuals to improve water quality and the environment for those living around Lake Huron and Georgian Bay,” says Julie Cayley, executive director of the SSEA.

The June 16 event runs till 5:30 p.m. and will feature a number of guest speakers, local dignitaries and displays highlighting regional environmental projects.

“Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about invasive species removal, combating climate change and how to improve local water resources,” says SSEA chair Steffen Walma.

Funding for the event is through the Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Watershed — A Canadian Initiative for Community Action, sponsored by Environment and Climate Change Canada, as well as the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.

Other groups participating in Thursday’s event include the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (event co-host), Muskoka Watershed Council, Georgian Bay Forever, Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, Georgian Bay Biosphere, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, and the Simcoe County Soil and Crop Improvement Association.



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