Resources

  • Landowner Stewardship Guide helps residents

    Landowner Stewardship Guide helps residents

    The Landowner Stewardship Guide was developed especially for residents living within the One Mile Creek watershed in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

  • Guide to woodland plants in Niagara

    Guide to woodland plants in Niagara

    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.

  • Niagara on the Lake links about conservation

    Niagara on the Lake links about conservation

    The Friends of One Mile Creek website is happy to provide links to other websites in Niagara on the Lake that may be of interest to people interested in natural conservation.

  • Native plant list for Niagara on the Lake

    Native plant list for Niagara on the Lake

    Suggestions for plants to be grown on the banks of One Mile Creek. Called a riparian buffer, the plants improve water quality by slowing the flow of water over the land, allowing it to infiltrate into the soil. Buffers also provide habitat, increasing biodiversity. The vegetation removes sediment and pollution, such as fertilizers, pesticides, bacteria and even road salt.

  • 5 ways to make a difference for the Creek

    5 ways to make a difference for the Creek

    We have a tradition in Niagara on the Lake of private landowners taking efforts to further natural conservation. If you have a property adjacent to One Mile Creek, there are some simple but effective ways to help improve water quality.

  • Niagara 2018 Watershed Report Card

    Niagara 2018 Watershed Report Card

    There are five creeks in Niagara on the Lake that flow into Lake Ontario. This 2012 report card on the conditions and water quality of the creeks is the most recent report from the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority.

  • NPCA 2008 NOTL Watershed Plan for agricultural areas

    NPCA 2008 NOTL Watershed Plan for agricultural areas

    While the NPCA 2005 watershed plan for One Mile Creek focused on the residential area of Old Town, in 2008 a separate study surveyed conditions of other creeks including Two Mile Creek, Four Mile Creek, Six Mile Creek and Eight Mile Creek. These have been primarily in agricultural areas in the past but are now […]