History of Friends of One Mile Creek

Pollinator planting by FOMC volunteers

Landowners abutting One Mile Creek and other interested individuals formed the Friends of One Mile Creek (FOMC) in 2003 because of concerns regarding the condition of the creek and associated Lansdowne Pond. Working with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA), the group has implemented a number of stewardship projects to revitalize the creek’s natural heritage.

NPCA 2008 NOTL Watershed Plan for agricultural areas

NOTL Watershed Plan map

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 … Read more