Volunteers planted 450 native plants and shrubs on Oct. 24 in the park area at the corner of King and John St. in Old Town in the restoration project organized by Friends of One Mile Creek.
The Friends of One Mile Creek annual activity report and financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2020, were approved by the directors and by a vote of Stewards on May 28, 2020.
Dr. William Rapley will talk to the next meeting of Friends of One Mile Creek. Rapley became the Niagara on the Lake representative on the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) board in October 2019.
Plants of southern Ontario forests are not only beautiful, but essential to maintaining the diversity and health of our forests. A new guide available for free download makes it easy to identify native woodland plants of the Niagara Peninsula watershed.
At the Oct. 23 meeting of Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC), special guest speaker Owen Bjorgan will talk about Niagara’s wetlands.
We’re adding a section with to the Friends of One Mile Creek website to provide links to other websites in Niagara on the Lake that may be of interest to people interested in natural conservation.
Friends of One Mile Creek congratulates the two citizens recognized by the Town of Niagara on the Lake for their contribution to protecting the environment. Lord Mayor Volunteer Awards in seven categories were presented to 15 citizens, including Sandra O’Connor and Finn Madsen, for their contributions to the community.
Niagara on the Lake Town Council has deferred consideration until its Sept. 16 meeting the consideration of the proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment to facilitate the severance of 373 Victoria Street to create two separate lots for single detached residential purposes. The development application concerns Friends of One Mile Creek because about 57% of the property lies within the One Mile Creek floodplain.
At the June 19 meeting of Friends of One Mile Creek at the Niagara on the Lake (NOTL) Community Centre. Jocelyn Baker will talk about building sustainable communities, using the One Mile Creek watershed plan as an example. This is our first public meeting in several years so we’ve invited speakers who will talk about the success of past conservation activities in NOTL as well as building sustainable communities and current stewardship opportunities.
The Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC) welcomes the appointment by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) of Gayle Wood as Interim Chief Administrative Officer/Secretary-Treasurer effective March 1, 2019. Wood was appointed by the newly installed NPCA board of directors for a term of 5 months, while the board searches for a permanent CAO with the help of an external hiring firm.