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American Donors

The Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation is a qualified grantee of American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts (American Friends). Americans who wish to support our work can make a tax deductible gift of cash or securities with a recommendation that American Friends make a grant to the Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation. 

Please contact us for more information on how to contribute securities or making a bequest.

American Friends also partners with the Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation to protect ecologically significant lands owned by US taxpayers who wish to avail themselves of income and estate tax benefits in the US.  Call or email us to discuss this option. Or visit www.afoclt.org to learn more about American Friends.

 

Our Results
  • Acquired over 50 per cent of the Lower Oxtongue River for permanent protection, including 6.5 km of shoreline.
  • Preserved one mile of natural shoreline and 47-acres of forest at Port Cunnington.
  • Partnered with the Ontario Heritage Trust to be the steward of the 100-acre Pyke property near Brown's Brae.
  • Recognized more than 30 building owners with plaques for heritage property protection.
  • Encouraged the Township to create a Heritage Committee of Council to encourage protection.
  • Rescued the Bigwin ferry from a sunken mooring in 1991 and conducted feasibility studies to transfer to the current Navigation Society for restoration.
  • Established the Harriet T. Weaver Memorial Trust which funds two bursaries each year to assist one student from each of Bracebridge and Huntsville high schools to help pay for their first year of university or college.
Events
03.18.17
Snowshoe at Marsh's Falls
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Contact Us

Lake of Bays Heritage Foundation
P.O. Box 81
Baysville, Ontario
P0B 1A0

416-284-0389
info@lakeofbaysheritage.ca