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CCACataraqui Conservation Authority is made up of ten watersheds, including the large Cataraqui and Gananoque river systems, as well as smaller systems like Wilton and Buells creeks.


Ontario Provincial ParksCharleston Lake Provincial Park:Information about the park's facilities can be found here. Please also visit the website for the Friends of Charleston Lake Park.


Ducks UnlimitedDucks Unlimited: Enter description of relevance to Athens


EOMFEastern Ontario Model Forest: As one of the model forests in Canada’s Model Forest Network, the Eastern Ontario Model Forest works with government, landowners, industry, First Nations and other stakeholders to develop new ways to sustain and manage our forest resources.


Nature BuddiesEnvironmental Connections Outdoor Education Association:
Education for, in, and about the Frontenac Arch Biosphere. Includes the Nature Buddies program for children ages 1-5, summer day camps, and school programs.


FABRFrontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve was designated by UNESCO in November 2002.  It is one of over 400 Biosphere Reserves throughout the world.  The Frontenac Arch region is situated in the south eastern portion of the Canadian Province of Ontario.  Locally, we are known as the Biosphere Network.  Collectively, the Biosphere Network helps guide the community towards a more integrated and effective approach to living on earth.


LCSCLeeds County Stewardship Council's main goal is to promote responsible land care and stewardship. They believe in educating people and then supporting them while they make their own decisions.


Mac Johnson Wildlife AreaMac Johnson Wildlife Area: Description required here!


Ontario GovernmentOntario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) works to protect, restore and enhance the natural environment through tough legislation and enforcement, innovative programs and initiatives, strong partnerships, and public engagement. The ministry works to provide all Ontarians with safe and clean air, land and water.


Heritage ConservancyThe Canadian Thousand Islands Heritage Conservancy is a local organization of volunteer members dedicated to protecting the natural and cultural resources of the Thousand Islands area for the benefit of present and future generations. Our area of interest is from the the international border north to County Road 2, from Howe Island in the west to Brockville in the east.



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