- Conduct individual property environmental action plans:
- Volunteer with and/or donate to environmental organizations
- Host stewardship workshops with/for your neighbours
- Encourage local politicians to incorporate watershed planning into the Official Plan process with your community.
- Enhance natural areas on your own property
- Implement individual property environmental action plans to reduce soil erosion and manure and septic runoff
- Cut back on consumption, particularly water usage:
- Sign the Lake Huron Charter which indicates your support for enhancing and protecting Lake Huron link
- Get outside and enjoy nature”
- Ensure that your actions to reduce soil and waste runoff and conserve water on your property are effective:
- Contact Environment Canada to see if there are any citizen-based monitoring programs that you might be interested in volunteering for. One example is the Great North American Secchi Dip-In which measures the water clarity of lakes, rivers, and estuaries by taking a transparency measurement at the same time each year.
- Check the grade for your local creek through a Watershed Report Card with your local Conservation Authority: