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REPORTS AND
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Reports available for download:
  • Report on Water Quality from 2010 - 2012 in the Honey Harbour Area of Georgian Bay(4.4 MBs)

  • 2012 Annual Report(3.0 MBs)

  • Status of Recreational Water Quality at Little Lake Park. Severn Sound Environmental Association. February 2013.(1.5 MBs)

  • 2011 Annual Report(5.5 MBs)

  • Sediment Quality, Benthos Community Structure and Water Quality of Sturgeon Bay, Severn Sound, in Relation to the
    Proposed Upgrade of the Victoria Harbour Wastewater Treatment Plant - February 2011
    (2.8 MBs)

  • Town of Midland Official Plan Review and Update Project - Natural Heritage System Review - May 2009(25.5 MBs)

  • Severn Sound Sustainability Plan - April 2009 (4.0 MBs)

  • Développement durable du bras Severn  - avril 2009 4.2 MBs)

  • Investigation of Water Quality of Beaches on the Coast of the Township of Tiny - Final Report 2003-2007 - September 2008 (1.5 MBs)

  • Penetanguishene Urban Woodland Assessment. Hawke, D.J. - October 2008 (13.1 MBs - Town of Penetanguishene Website)

  • Wetland Evaluation of Midland Little Lake Wetland. Hudolin, M. November 2007. (1.4 MBs)

  • Wetland Evaluation of Midland Swamp. Hudolin, M. November 2006.(3.8 MBs)

  • Wetland Evaluation Of Thunder Bay Swamp - Township of Tiny - October 2005 (5.2 MBs)

  • An Investigation of Water Quality of Beaches on the Coast of the Township of Tiny - May 2004 (2.4 MBs)

  • Wetland Evaluation of Sucker Creek Wetlands - April 2004 (1.8 MBs)

  • A Method For Analyzing Historical Wetland Habitat Conditions - March 2004 (0.7 MBs)

  • Wetland Evaluation of St. Andrew's Lake - January 2004 (6.0 MBs)

  • Water Quality Status of Lake Couchiching - June 2003 (1.2 MBs)

  • Stage 3 Report - The Status of Restoration and Delisting of Severn Sound As An Area Of Concern - June 2002 (4.9 MBs)

  • Habitat Restoration Strategy For Severn Sound - Automated ArcView 3.1 Habitat Analysis Method - March 1999 (1.0 MB)

  • Penetanguishene Remediation Project: Report on Wood Pile Removal Phase, Pelletier, J.P., March 1996. (0.6 MB)

  • Stage 2 Report - A STRATEGY FOR RESTORING THE SEVERN SOUND ECOSYSTEM AND DELISTING SEVERN SOUND AS AN AREA OF CONCERN - April 1993 (26.9 MBs)

  • Stage 1 Report - Environmental Conditions and Problem Definitions - September 1988 (3.0 MBs)

  • Additional publications produced by/or with the assistance of SSRAP and SSEA from 1989 to 2013: (Note: may be available from other sources)
  • Trends in water quality following reductions in phosphorus loadings to Severn Sound, Georgian Bay. Sherman, R.K., Kostuk, K., Chiandet, A. 2009. Submitted to the Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management Society.

  • Wetland Evaluation of North River Swamp - Township of Severn - December 2008

  • Wetland Evaluation of Penetang Marsh. Hudolin, M. March 2006.

  • North Simcoe Municipal Groundwater Study, Ontario Ministry of Environment, May 2005.

  • A Biological Inventory and Evaluation of the Wye Valley. Severn Sound Environmental Association, January 2002.

  • A Biological Inventory and Evaluation of the Wye Valley Appendices. Severn Sound Environmental Association, January 2002.

  • Environmental Boating Workshop - Working Together to Reduce Boat Discharge in South-Eastern Georgian Bay , Severn Sound Environmental Association, May 2001.

  • Severn Sound Swimming Water Quality Summary, 1999 - 2000, Severn Sound Environmental Association, February 2001.

  • Sanitary Sewer Inventory and Rehabilitation Program, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Severn Sound Environmental Association, March 2000.

  • Development of a Fish Habitat Classification Model for Littoral Areas of Severn Sound, Georgian Bay, a Great Lakes' Area of Concern, C.K. Minns, P. Brunette, M. Stoneman, K. Sherman, R. Craig, C. Portt and R.G. Randall, Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 2490, Aug. 1999.

  • The Groundwater Resources of the Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan Area, March 1999.

  • Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan Urban Stormwater Management Strategy, Severn Sound Environmental Association, December 1998.

  • A Status Report: Achieving and Maintaining Remedial Action Plan Effluent Objectives at Severn Sound Sewage Treatment Plants, Severn Sound Environmental Association, April 1998.

  • Habitat Predictors of Fish Species Occurrence and Abundance in Nearshore Areas of Severn Sound, R.G. Randall et al., Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 2440, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, l998.

  • Wetland and Riparian Targets Pilot Application - Hogg Creek Watershed, Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, November l997.

  • Distribution and Abundance of Waterbirds in Summer in Severn Sound ( Georgian Bay ), Lake Huron : an IJC Area of Concern, D.V. (Chip) Weseloh et al., J. Great Lakes Res. 23(1):27-35; Internat. Assoc. Great Lakes Res., 1997.

  • A Comparison of Mercury Levels in Feathers and Eggs of Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) in the North American Great Lakes, Hughes, K.D., Ewins, P.J. and Clark, K.E., Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 1997.

  • Severn Sound Habitat Restoration Strategy Final Report, Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, January l997.

  • Results of the Comprehensive Technical Assistance Program at the Coldwater STP, Coldwater , Ontario . Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, August 1996.

  • Results of the Comprehensive Technical Assistance at the Mental Health Centre STP, Penetanguishene , Ontario . SSRAP Technical Report. February l996.

  • Habitat and Water Quality Improvement Manual for Golf Course Management. SSRAP Technical Report. January l996.

  • Spatial and Temporal Water Quality Trends in Severn Sound, Georgian Bay , since the introduction of phosphorus control guidelines: Nutrients and Phytoplankton 1973-1991. Gemza, A.F., Water Quality Research Journal of Canada , Issue 4. October 1995.

  • Performance and Upgrading Alternatives for Water Pollution Control Plants Discharging to Severn Sound, Nutt, S.G., Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, Issue 4. October l995.

  • Water Currents and Exchange between Severn Sound and Georgian Bay , Lake Huron, during 1988. Kohli, B., Water Quality Research Journal of Canada , Issue 4. October l995.

  • Strategy for Phosphorus Control from Estimated Phosphorus Loads and Predicted Total Phosphorus Concentration in Penetang Bay, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron,1973 to 1992, Sherman, R.K .and S. Brown, Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, Issue 4. October l995.

  • Severn Sound Sediment Chemistry and Bioassessment, 1988-1990, Krantzberg, G. and R. K. Sherman, Water Quality Research Journal of Canada , Issue 4. October l995.

  • Zooplankton Seasonal Dynamics and Community Structure in Severn Sound, Lake Huron , Gemza, A.F., Water Quality Research Journal of Canada , Issue 4. October l995.

  • Organochlorine Contaminants in Avian Wildlife of Severn Sound, Martin, P.A., D.V. Weseloh, C.A. Bishop, K. Legierse, B. Braune and R.J. Norstrom, Water Quality Research Journal of Canada , Issue 4. October l995.

  • Abundance and Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Young-of-the-Year Fishes in an Altered Embayment of Lake Huron , Leslie, J.K. and C.A. Timmins , Water Quality Research Journal of Canada , Issue 4. October l995.

  • Biochemical indicators of contaminant exposure in passerines, colonial waterbirds and snapping turtles of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Basin, Bishop, C.A., S. Trudeau, S.W. Kennedy, J.J. Stegeman, R.J. Norstrom. April l995.

  • Results of the comprehensive performance evaluation of the Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant, Coldwater , Ontario . Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, February l995.

  • Results of the comprehensive performance evaluation of the Ministry of Health Wastewater Treatment Plant, Penetanguishene , Ontario . Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, January l995.
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  • Chlorinated hydrocarbons and mercury in sediments, red-winged blackbirds and tree swallows from wetlands in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin, Bishop, C.A., Koster, M.D., Chek A.A., Hussell, D.J.T., Jock, K., Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 491-501, 1995.

  • Natural Shorelines - The Ribbon of Life (brochure). Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, l995.

  • Navigation Chart Water quality information aimed at boaters and cottage owners was published on the reverse side of the Severn Sound (Port Severn to Penetang Harbour) navigation chart. (Reprint l995).
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  • Qualitative Sampling for Walleye Embryos in Five Tributaries of the Great Lakes, Leslie, J.K. and C.A. Timmins, Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 2081. l995.

  • Ecology of young-of-the-year fishes in Severn Sound, Lake Huron , Leslie, J.K. and C.A.Timmins. Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Sept. l994.

  • Summer Waterbirds of Severn Sound (CWS Poster). April 1994.

  • An Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) for fish assemblages in the littoral zone of Great Lakes' Areas of Concern, Minns, C.K., V.W. Cairns, R.G. Randall and J.E. Moore, l994. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 51: 1804-1822.

  • Boaters' Environmental Guide: Tips for Thoughtful Boaters (brochure). Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, March 1994.

  • Implementing the Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan: Socio-Economic Considerations. Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, March 1994.

  • Effect of Habitat Degradation on the Species Composition and Biomass of Fish in Great Lakes Areas of Concern, Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 1941, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, l993.

  • An Interim Fish Habitat Management Plan for the Severn Sound. Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, August 1993.

  • A Review of Approaches to Achieve Low Effluent Phosphorus Concentrations, August 1991.

  • Severn Sound Remedial Options Discussion Paper, Severn Sound Remedial Action Plan, June 1990.

  • Analysis of Penetang Bay Zooplankton Data (1978 - 1986), March 1990.