Since 1989 Save The Oak Ridges Moraine (STORM) Coalition has focused on protecting the ecological integrity of the Oak Ridges Moraine through grassroot efforts.

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Conservation Authorities Moraine Coalition

  • Bringing the full force of its collective holdings and scientific expertise to bear on provincial policy and help shape municipal planning decisions through the Authorities' traditional advisory responsibilities to the municipalities

    • Credit Valley Conservation Authority

    • Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

    • Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

    • Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

    • Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority 

    • Kawartha Region Conservation Authority

    • Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority

    • Otonabee Region Conservation Authority

    • Lower Trent Conservation Authority

  • Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation ... For fresh air, clean water, healthy local food, and a thriving economy with good jobs Ontario’s Greenbelt is the solution. At almost 2 million acres, it’s the world’s largest permanently protected greenbelt, keeping our farmlands, forests, wetlands safe and sustainable. The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation works to help keep farmers successful, strengthen local economies, and protect and grow natural features

  • Use Greenbeltfresh.ca for a quick and easy way to find fresh local food for you and your family

  • Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust ... Conserving and protecting land across the Moraine

  • Oak Ridges Trail Association ... Managing and maintaining over 200 km of trail across the Oak Ridges Moraine. Its prime objective is to plan, promote and create public foot paths on the Oak Ridges Moraine from the Niagara Escarpment in the west to the Northumberland Forest in the east

  • www.moraineforlife.org ... This website is dedicated to all of the people and organizations whose hard work has preserved the moraine. Its purpose is to inspire the effort and commitment needed to conserve the moraine for life

  • Other Related Links

  • The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation ... Promoting and sustaining the Greenbelt as a beneficial, valuable, and permanent feature, and enhancing the quality of life for all residents of Ontario

  • Ontario Nature (Federation of Ontario Naturalists) ... Protecting and restoring natural habitats through research, education and conservation, connecting thousands of individuals and communities with nature

Monitoring the Moraine Project Partners and Supporters

  • Monitoring the Moraine ... Engaging and sustaining community volunteers in science, stewardship and decision-making on the Oak Ridges Moraine

  • EcoSpark (formerly Citizens' Environment Watch)  Providing education, equipment, and support for community-based ecological monitoring and stewardship

  • Centre for Community Mapping ... Community-based creative engagement

  • George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation ... Enhancing the effectiveness of people and organizations working together to help Canadians imagine and build a just, healthy and creative society

  • Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation ... Providing support and encouragement for activities that preserve, protect, and restore the environmental integrity of the Oak Ridges Moraine and support a trail along it

  • Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN) ... Improving understanding of ecosystem changes in Canada and what is changing and why by examining integrated data and knowledge sets

Provincial Government

  • Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) … Ministry responsible for Oak Ridges Moraine file - Publications

  • Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) [Stored on MMAH site] … The draft Technical Papers prepared by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) to assist in the implementation of the policies that relate to Sections 20, 21, 22, 23, 30, and 35 of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan

  • Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks (MECP)  … The draft Technical Papers prepared by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) to assist in the implementation of the policies that relate to Sections 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 38, 43, 44, 45, 46, and 47 of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan

  • Ministry of Transportation (MOT) … Environmental Protection Requirements for Transportation Planning and Highway Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance - Oak Ridges Moraine Component

  • e-Laws …Providing provincial consolidated statutes and regulations that are up to date

Municipal Governments (Ordered from West to East)
 

  • County of Dufferin 

    • Town of Mono

  • County of Simcoe

    • Township of Adjala-Tosorontio

    • Town of New Tecumseth

  • Regional Municipality of Peel

    • Town of Caledon

  • Regional Municipality of York

    • Township of King

    • City of Vaughan

    • Town of Newmarket

    • Town of Aurora

    • Town of Richmond Hill

    • Town of East Gwillimbury

    • Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville 

    • Town of Markham

  • Regional Municipality of Durham

    • Township of Uxbridge

    • City of Pickering 

    • Township of Scugog 

    • Town of Whitby

    • City of Oshawa

    • Municipality of Clarington

  • City of Kawartha Lakes

  • County of Peterborough

    • Township of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan

  • County of Northumberland 

    • Municipality of Port Hope

    • Township of Hamilton

    • Township of Alnwick-Haldimand 

    • Municipality of Trent Hills

    • Township of Cramahe 

  • Alderville First Nation

Stewardship Councils on the Oak Ridges Moraine

  • Land Stewardship Network of Dufferin South Simcoe … Advancing the responsible care and use of land and natural resources in the Dufferin South Simcoe area, for this and future generations

  • Halton-Peel Woodlands and Wildlife Stewardship … Promoting resource stewardship in Halton and Peel

  • York Environmental Stewardship … Dedicated to the wise use of forest, soil and water resources and represent private landowners, conservation/resource agencies and associations, environmentalists and naturalists

  • Durham Land Stewardship Council … Working towards and promoting the healthy and sustainable stewardship of agricultural, forest, and water resources in Durham Region for present and future generations

  • Victoria Land and Water Stewardship Council ... Striving to achieve a spirit of collaboration amongst all who are interested in land stewardship, and initiates community based projects / programs to meet the needs of landowners and residents

  • Peterborough County Stewardship Council ... Developing, supporting, promoting and delivering a wide array of high quality resource management programs and services on behalf of residents and organizations in Peterborough County

  • Northumberland Stewardship Council … Promoting tree planting and related education for landowners and students in Northumberland County