Here are suggestions for plants to be grown on the banks of the 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 […]
What you can do: the top 5 things that will make a difference for One Mile Creek and our community: Avoid mowing to the edge of One Mile Creek. Vegetation along the creek is beneficial in slowing water runoff entering the creek during rainfall events, therefore reducing erosion potential and the delivery of chemicals which […]
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.
The Landowner Stewardship Guide was developed especially for residents living within the One Mile Creek watershed in Niagara-on-the-Lake. It provides information about the watershed, how your actions can impact the environment, and gives suggestions for better environmental decision making.
The One Mile Creek Watershed Strategy prepared in October 2005 provides a framework for several of the undertakings to restore One Mile Creek and Lansdowne Pond and provides the necessary technical background for various funding projects developed by the FOMC and the NPCA.