Friends of the Grand River

Dedicated to Preservation and Conservation on the Grand River

ABOUT US

The Friends of the Grand River is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1995. The organization is made up of volunteers, with an elected board of directors. The funding for projects is raised through membership fees, donations, sponsorship and fund raising events.

You Can Make a Difference

The Grand River is a precious environment that we must all help to maintain and preserve. The Friends of the Grand River need members and membership involvement to help ensure the future of the Grand River watershed.

Become Involved
Joining Friends of The Grand is a great way to get out and meet new people while becoming more involved in your community.

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Help Create a Healthy Ecosystem
Our members are directly involved in creating a healthier ecosystem around the Grand River system. Join our members to make sure this beautiful resource is available to future generations.

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Learn more!
Becoming a member will give you access to workshops and events where you will have access to resident experts who want to share their knowledge with you!

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We are people who enjoy the benefits available on a clean and healthy River System. We believe that the Heritage River designation is precious and unique; and we would like to ensure that it will continue to be so in the future.

Membership

The Friends of the Grand River would like to thank you for your continued support.

Silver Membership
$30
Year

1 Year Membership

A vehicle sticker

Newsletter & Private Forum Access

Gold Membership
$50
Year

1 Year Membership

A vehicle sticker

Newsletter & Private Forum Access

Corporate Sponsor
$500
Year

Canadian charitable donation receipt

Kiosk sign for 1 year

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1 day ago

This winter has seen quite a few of these northern visitors to the Grand River drainage basin, especially in West Garafraxa, near Belwood Lake. Snowy owls migrate to our area in winter, from their ... See more

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5 days ago

Happy Family Day Everyone! We hope you are out enjoying the mild weather, maybe spring will come soon!

Remember with warm weather and rain comes increased river flows so keep your family (pets ... See more

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1 week ago
Photos from Friends of the Grand River's post

River is full of beauty in the winter. Don't forget to enjoy it!

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1 week ago
Patrick

We think a lot about the trout in our rivers, but without a good food forage base, the trout don't do well either! Silt, street runoff, agricultural fertilizer and other pollutants are a threat to ... See more

Is the main problem for our trout a problem with their food?

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2 weeks ago
Can the World Find Solutions to the Nitrogen Pollution Crisis?

Very interesting read on the world Nitrogen Pollution Crisis!

More and more nitrogen keeps pouring into waterways, unleashing algal blooms and creating dead zones. To prevent the problem from worsening, scientists warn, the world must drastically cut back on ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Federal protections for fish set to expand with new legislation - iPolitics

Well, it took a while, but it looks like the Libs kept an important election promise. Not just "nice hair"? I look forward to the NEB overhaul and return of the Navigable Waters Act.

OTTAWA – The federal government will spend $284 million over the next five years to enforce new laws protecting habitat wherever fish are present, Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc says. A number ... See more

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2 months ago
Burlington, ON: FMZ16 Listening Session

Friendly reminder that tonight is your last chance to chat with our friends at MNRF. If you want change, here is your chance.

Do you want to help plan the future of the fisheries in your area? Join us Thursday, Dec. 7th from 7-9 p.m. at the Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington for a public discussion.

For more information, ... See more

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3 months ago
The Daily Show

A good laugh about a serious topic.

The Great Lakes, their ecosystems, and the clean drinking water they provide are all in danger. Michael Kosta reports: http://on.cc.com/2yMZ3Uo

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3 months ago
Starbucks: Upstanders Challenge

Shouldn’t we all start doing our part on climate change??? What do we have to lose? Worse case we get a cleaner earth...right?!?!?

Conservation Hawks for @starbucks #upstanders on Indi.com. Help win $25,000 for this charity in the Upstanders Challenge by sharing and liking this video. Watch the full video at http://indi.com/986d4

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6 months ago
Mikey

Hope to see you all there tomorrow! It's going to be an excellent event.

Another gathering has been planed for us Speyniacs!! It is going to be a great day to be by the riverside getting our gear ready for the elusive STEELHEAD!!!

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SUNDAY AUG.27TH, 2017
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