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Pine River Watershed Initiative Network 2021 Highlights

Pine River Watershed Initiative Network 2021 Highlights

2021 was a challenging year in so many ways.
Now that 2022 is here, we can look back at our accomplishments of 2021:

  • Cattle Exclusion Fencing Project completed in Kinloss Township.
  • Developed four reforestation sites in Huron & Kinloss Township.
  • Planted a Red Maple Reforestation site with a local land owner.
  • Planted over 6,000 cedar and spruce seedlings to reforest project sites in Huron Kinloss. 
  • This fall, PRWIN hosted the Environment Minister’s funding announcement at the Point Clark Beach.
  • Our 2021 Potted Tree Ash Replacement Program offered shoreline residents over 14 potted trees.
  • A partnership with Fanshawe College to create a Mapping Story of all our projects.
  • PRWIN’s Annual Award of Merit. Award recipients for 2021: Shirley Galloway, Conner Dixon and Brad & Kristie Gilchrist.
  • PRWIN took part in the Spruce the Bruce Program – New exterior light and window box for the facade of our office.
  • In June, we participated in the Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Framework Community mini summit Community Action Initiative: Learning More About Engagement.
  • In November, we participated in the Lake Huron-Georgian Bay Framework Community Webinar Community Action Initiative: Great Lakes nearshore and threats to ecosystem resilience.
  • PRWIN assisted OPG with their Environmental Certificate. OPG has been awarded Gold Certification by the Wildlife Habitat Council.
  • In the spring, PRWIN Directors and volunteers offered their time to provide spring maintenance of the rain garden at the Ripley Library.
  • PRWIN created a video to exhibit our watershed to help support the Ripley Huron Fall Fair Virtual Events.
  • PRWIN hosted a “Sponsorship Day” to recognize our valuable sponsors at our Red Maple Reforestation site.
  • PRWIN sponsored local community events: Public skating, Free Tree Contest and participated in the Ripley Fall Fair Parade and contests.
  • PRWIN participated in a survey with Bruce Power about Climate Change. It was conducted by the Council of the Great Lakes Region and the Climate Risk Institute who partnered with Bruce Power.
  • This fall, PRWIN volunteered their time to assist Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation to plant dune grass and remove invasive plants.
  • PRWIN Directors assisted Maitland Valley Conservation Authority by planting 200 white cedar seedlings with a local landowner.
  • Memorial trees planted in memory of the Kevin Newman and Dr. Richard Huff.

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