Friends of the Grand River

Dedicated to Preservation and Conservation on the Grand River


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.


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

Option 1

1 Year Membership

A vehicle sticker

Newsletter & Private Forum Access

Option 2

1 Year Membership Reduced Rate + a $10.00 Raffle Ticker

A vehicle sticker

Newsletter & Private Forum Access

Corporate Sponsor

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Kiosk sign for 1 year

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9 months ago
Maitland Valley Conservation Authority

Under the current low flow conditions of the Maitland, we need to consider what is the best option for the resource. I know that I will not fish a river under these conditions.

A Level 1 Low Water Advisory is in place for the the Maitland and Nine Mile River watersheds. Despite recent rain, river levels continue to be approx 25% of the normal summer low flow. The soil ... See more

11 months ago

Happy fathers day! Hopefully some of you dads out there got to see this sunrise from the river banks today along with your kids!

11 months ago

Keep your eyes peeled for these cute creatures while walking the Grand River this time of year.

11 months ago

Beautiful hike to the river