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Severn Sound Environmental Association

Severn Sound Environmental Association

Severn Sound Environmental Association

 Celebrating 19 Years of Continued Success

  • Entrance to Penetang Harbour Entrance to Penetang Harbour
    Entrance to Penetang Harbour at Asylum Point
  • Matchedash River - Township of Severn Matchedash River - Township of Severn
    Matchedash River - Township of Severn
  • North Bay in Severn Sound North Bay in Severn Sound
    North Bay in Severn Sound, Georgian Bay
  • An Aerial View of Severn Sound An Aerial View of Severn Sound
    An Aerial View of Severn Sound
  • One of several Islands North of Sturgeon Bay One of several Islands North of Sturgeon Bay
    One of several Islands North of Sturgeon Bay

 

The Severn Sound Environmental Association is a community success story. Effective partnerships are the key to environmental conservation and protection. We rely on these partnerships with municipalities, organizations and individuals to raise awareness and achieve conservation, environmental and stewardship targets.


 

Tree Seedling Distribution Program

​Tree Order Deadline: Friday, January 22nd, 2016 – SSEA Tree Seedling Distribution Program Information

Georgian Bay Water Levels

​Visit the Canadian Hydrographic Service Lake Huron Water Levels Web Site and Select Midland for Water Levels closest to Severn Sound.

2015 Funding Available

Funding Is Available
For Water Quality Improvement Projects

The Lake Simcoe South-eastern Georgian Bay Community Stewardship Program (LSGBCSP) is being offered to property owners in the Severn Sound watershed area. The LSGBCSP provides education, support, and financial incentives (grants) to help implement projects that improve water quality and aquatic habitat (e.g., septic system replacement, farm nutrient diversions, tree & shrub plantings). More information about the LSGBCSP

LSGBCSP Information Sheet: Description and Grant Information/Funding Rates

FREE Stewardship Workshops are being offered that provide details on accessing grants and technical assistance.

To find out about upcoming CSP workshops, or for more information about the CSP: (705) 725-7523 or LSGBCSP@ontario.ca

Funding Is Available
For Wetland Projects

The Lake Simcoe Georgian Bay Wetland Collaborative is a project to conserve wetlands.

Landowners may be eligible to receive technical advice and financial assistance for wetland restoration, enhancement or creation; livestock exclusion fencing; and Wood Duck nesting boxes. More information about the Wetland Collaborative

For more information, contact Ducks Unlimited: (705) 721-4444 or du_barrie@ducks.ca

Map of the SSEA Area

Current Flood Information

Our Mission: To sustain environmental quality and to ensure continued protection through implementing a legacy of wise stewardship of Severn Sound and its tributaries.


 Find out about...

  • Severn Sound Source Protection Authority Severn Sound Source Protection Authority

    the 2015 SSEA Recognition Award winners and the Partners Reception event

  • Invasive Species - Glossy Buckthorn Invasive Species - Glossy Buckthorn

    alien invasive species like Emerald Ash Borer and Giant Hogweed.
    Photo: Glossy Buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula)

  • SSEA Tree Planting SSEA Tree Planting


    tree planting projects that Severn Sound Environmental Association supports

  • Severn Sound Source Protection Authority Severn Sound Source Protection Authority

    Drinking Water Source Protection in the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region and the
    Severn Sound Source Protection Authority