Thanks for your patience as we wait for this year's kit re-supply to arrive. Half will be arriving by Monday the 29th. The other half is still two weeks out due to heavy demand at Lamotte. We will have to abandon the Phosphate test for the time being.
This year we will be monitoring 14 sites throughout the Couchiching Region. In addition there are two special projects (one at Sundial Creek and the other at Ben's Ditch), and we continue to support the Copeland Forest Friends volunteers who monitor seven sites.
A training program for new volunteers will be held on May 31st, and if all goes according to plan we will be welcoming five new volunteers to the team.
In September we are planning for a day of benthic macroinvertebrate identification, and experts from Severn Sound Environmental Association, Ontario Streams, and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have all agreed to participate. Stay tuned for details.
The Couchiching Conservancy remains grateful for all the work you do to monitor local streams. A special thank-you to Meagan Coughlin, who is continuing her internship with us through the summer, and does so much to keep the program running smoothly.