Partnering with local stewardship groups and clubs is a great way for residents and communities to help restore and protect their riparian areas.
Some Beneficial Management Practices for Community Initiatives include:
Form or join a watershed stewardship group to support watershed education and projects
Find out if riparian health or intactness assessments have been completed in your region
Create a management plan based on riparian health or intactness in your region
Partner with other groups, such as municipal initiatives, Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils, Cows and Fish, or Ducks Unlimited Canada
Turn your ideas into action, and apply for financial support through a grant such as the Watershed Stewardship Grant
Connect with WPACs
Connect with watershed and riparian stewardship group activities near you (click on the "Watershed Planning and Advisory Councils" tab and find your location).
How to engage local lakeshore residents and stakeholders to create a plan that benefits both residents and protects the lake's riparian and aquatic areas.