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Campaign Success!

Happy New Year to our heritage supporters! Best wishes for happiness and health in 2012. The LBHF extends thanks to our many generous donors who helped us reach our $50,000 Land Conservation Fund matching campaign goal by December 31st. These funds help us manage the lands we currently protect and be prepared for opportunities in the future. This campaign was a great vote for heritage protection in Lake of Bays Township!

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
06.04.17
Bird Count at Marsh's Falls
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07.02.17
Butterfly, Dragonfly & Damselfly Count at Marsh's Falls
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07.23.17
Forest & Climate Change Walk at Marsh's Falls
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07.29.17
Silent Boat Rally
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08.12.17
Bees & Pollinators at Marsh's Falls
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08.19.17
2017 Annual General Meeting
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08.26.17
Nature Walk 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