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Song Bird & Pollinator Meadow Planting at Marsh's Falls - October 12, 10:30AM

Saturday, October 12 - Song Bird & Pollinator Meadow Planting #2, 10:30am start 
We are well along the way to creating a more inviting habitat for songbirds and pollinators at Marsh's Falls. In early June, 10 volunteers helped to get us started on a naturalized conversion of the meadow lands near our Education Centre.

Our second planting (seeding) is happening on October 12 at 10:30am. If you are able to join us email registration@lakeofbaysheritage.ca.  We'll have the seeds on site.  Refreshments too. Please bring a garden rake (not a fan rake) to scratch the earth for planting the seeds, and clean boots to avoid tracking in invasive species lurking in dry mud in boot treads. As a bonus, you will experience the Falls in their autumn splendour.

Our Results
  • Acquired over 50 per cent of the Lower Oxtongue River for permanent protection, including 6.5 km of shoreline.
  • Preserved one mile of natural shoreline and 47-acres of forest at Port Cunnington.
  • Partnered with the Ontario Heritage Trust to be the steward of the 100-acre Pyke property near Brown's Brae.
  • Recognized more than 30 building owners with plaques for heritage property protection.
  • Encouraged the Township to create a Heritage Committee of Council to encourage protection.
  • Rescued the Bigwin ferry from a sunken mooring in 1991 and conducted feasibility studies to transfer to the current Navigation Society for restoration.
  • Established the Harriet T. Weaver Memorial Trust which funds two bursaries each year to assist one student from each of Bracebridge and Huntsville high schools to help pay for their first year of university or college.
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Contact Us

Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation
P.O. Box 81
Baysville, Ontario
P0B 1A0