Links

 

Updated 2019-01-16

Local Government:

Conservation Authorities:

Environmental NGOs:

  • Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) – Protecting human health and our environment by seeking justice for those harmed by pollution and working to change policies to prevent  problems in the first place.
  • Environmental Action Bobcaygeon Inc. (EAB) – A local not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to encourage, promote, and complete projects that will benefit the environment and the community.
  • Friends of the Fraser Wetlands – A group of concerned citizens committed to preserving the environmental & cultural integrity of the Fraser Estate on Stony Lake.
  • Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) – A registered charity that protects 12 significant properties across the Kawarthas, including a 715-acre wetlands area near Emily Creek, just south of Bobcaygeon. KLT worked with NPLA and others to secure Boyd Island for conservation.
  • Kawarthas, Naturally Connected – Working together across Peterborough and the Kawarthas to create a Natural Heritage System of connected areas that maintain our ecological, social, and economic values.
  • Ontario Environmental Network (OEN) – A non-profit, non-governmental network coordinating the efforts of over 500 Ontario environmental groups working towards and promoting protection of the environment.
  • Ontario Headwaters Institute (OHI) –  A registered charity working to preserve and protect Ontario’s headwaters through research, education, and best practices.
  • Peterborough GreenUp – Central and eastern Ontario’s leading organization focused on issues of environmental education, sustainability, and stewardship.
  • The Land Between – The Land Between extends from the Frontenac Arch to Georgian Bay and Southern Parry Sound. Enhancing the environmental, cultural and economic health and vitality of the region.
  • Waterkeeper Alliance – United as one powerful force, Waterkeeper Alliance fights for every community’s right to drinkable, fishable, swimmable water.

Local Media:

Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW):

Lake & Cottager Associations:

Local Business & Tourism Information:

  • Bobcaygeon Online Facebook Group
  • Bobcaygeon & Area Chamber of Commerce – Committed to providing leadership, support and communication for a healthy business community to ensure a high quality of life for all.
  • Impact 32 – A volunteer committee made up of local business owners and community organizers in Bobcaygeon.
  • Kawarthas Northumberland – A Regional Tourism site for Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough and the Kawarthas, and Northumberland County. Lots of information on Events and Places of Interest.
  • Visit Bobcaygeon – Bobcaygeon Tourism site. Lots of good information on Attractions and Events.

Other Useful Links:

  • Backyard Environmental Education – A great page with an introduction to environmental concepts and links to information resources and activities you can share with your kids or grand-kids – at home, or at the cottage!
  • Canadian Safe Boating Council – Improving communications about safe boating issues between government and private companies and organizations in the recreational boating field.
  • Citizens for Responsible Aggregate Development (CFRAD) – A group who are trying to stop the Ledge Road/Dewdney Mountain quarry development.
  • Council of Canadians – A social action organization advocating for clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care, and a vibrant democracy.
  • Save Pigeon Lake – Group of citizens on southern Pigeon Lake concerned about Wild Rice management.
  • Truth & Reconciliation Bobcaygeon – A Journey of Rights & Healing. Useful information and links to local First Nations and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.