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Summer 2024 GBA UPATE Newsletter

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The Water Brothers Documentary Series

PaB's Own Mifflin Brothers Present Two Documentaries and Answer Your Questions Sunday, July 14, at 10 am Ojibway Club, Pointe au Baril  The Water Brothers is an eco-adventure documentary series that explores the world, uncovering and investigating the problems that tend to search for solutions, with ...

Family Movie Nights in Carling

Join us at the Carling Community Centre for family movie nights. Admission is by donation, and snacks will be available for purchase. The proceeds from this event will go towards the playground located at the Mike Konoval Community Hub. Child-friendly movies will be shown on the dates below, starting ...

The Impact of Boat Wakes: Webinar – Tuesday, July 16

Dr. Chris Houser, Dean of the faculty of Science and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo, has been conducting research on the impact of boat wakes for the past two years. His work has just been published, and we are excited to have him share this new research ...

Municipalities partner with Georgian Bay Land Trust to protect over 32,900 acres of wetlands across the region

Article published in the Parry Sound North Star, July 6, 2024 ‘A terrific concept’: Parry Sound-Muskoka municipalities partner up with Georgian Bay Land Trust to protect over 32,900 acres of wetlands across the region GBLT has already secured the southern part of the corridor through an agreement ...

SAVE THE DATE: The West Carling Association Annual Meeting of Members and Barbecue

Please join us on Saturday, July 27, at 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
(9:30 a.m. for refreshments) at the Carling Community Centre, followed by a barbecue on Goat Island.
The agenda and documents for the meeting will be circulated by email in July, along with the details for the barbecue.

WCA Short Story Contest

We invite WCA members to contribute compositions to a short story competition. The winning entry will be published in our summer newsletter, and the winner will receive a $100 gift certificate for the Trestle Brewery restaurant in Parry Sound. The runner-up will receive a $50 gift certificate for Trapper’s ...

National Indigenous People’s Day – June 21

Celebrate National Indigenous People's Day For generations, many Indigenous groups and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on June 21 or around that time of year because of the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year. National Indigenous People’s Day is ...

Georgian Bay turtles getting boost in Carling Township through University of Waterloo study

Chantel Markle, a professor at the University of Waterloo, conducts research that aims to boost the turtle population in Georgian Bay.   Although often spotted crossing and nesting along area roads, turtles in the region are at risk. But a new study from the University of Waterloo sparks some hope ...

Georgian Bay Biosphere project to reduce reptile mortality on roadways in final stages

The Township of Carling and the Georgian Bay Biosphere have been working together since 2022 on the Wildlife Fence Project, which aims to reduce road reptile mortality. Read more ...