We can all make choices and take actions that benefit our environment. Below you will find information and links to sites and resources that can lead you in the right direction.
Clean and Green 13 is a project of the Muskoka Watershed Council that aims to inspire people to take a look at their every day lives and realize what kind of impact their actions have on the watersheds around them.
The Clean and Green 13 lists some positive steps that you can take right now to improve the health of your watershed.
Take Action for the Environment is a program from Environment Canada that provides articles to learn about easy and economical ways to save the planet, information about Canada's most pressing environmental concerns, and an online incentives and rebates database to find out how you can start saving money by going green right away!
Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Focusing on four program areas, Oceans and Sustainable Fishing, Forests and Wild Lands, Climate Change and Clean Energy, and the Web of Life, the Foundation uses science and education to promote solutions that help conserve nature.
The Nature Challenge provides loads of information on how to take care of the planet — at home, at work and in your community.
The Government of Canada ecoACTION website provides information on how you can:
The YOUR Environment section of the Ontario Ministry of the Environment website provides ways to protect our air and water, as well as information about climate change, reducing our waste, and toxic substances.
The Muskoka Heritage Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the conservation of the built heritage and natural areas that define the unique identity of Muskoka.
To achieve its goal, the Muskoka Heritage Foundation:
The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) provides information about stopping the adverse environmental impacts on dark skies by:
The Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation is a community-based, non-profit organization committed to protecting the natural, built and cultural heritage of Lake of Bays.
The Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation encourages the protection of our heritage through:
World Wildlife Fund Canada has developed a Living Planet Community where Canadians who are taking action for a living planet can interact and lend their voice to a collective, positive and unified call for everyone - governments, businesses and individuals - to do their part. It's about taking action - together - to make a world of difference. The site provides hundreds of actions you can take for a healthier planet.