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Contributions under the Great Lakes Sustainability Fund (GLSF) for Areas of Concern Projects 2011-2012

Area of Concern (AOC)
Recipient
Project Title
Contribution under the GLSF
Hamilton HarbourRoyal Botanical GardensQuantifying RBG Project Paradise Success
$110,000
Hamilton Conservation AuthorityHamilton Harbour Watershed Stewardship Project
$50,000
Bay Area Restoration CouncilHamilton Harbour Watershed Health Restoration
$18,005
Bay Area Restoration CouncilBay Area Restoration Council - Community Engagement in Remedial Action Plan (RAP) work in Hamilton Harbour AOC
$51,000
Conservation HaltonBay Area Implementation Team - Local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, monitoring and reporting.
$145,000
Total for Hamilton Harbour Area of Concern
$374,005
Bay of QuinteThe Corporation of the City of Quinte WestClass Environmental Assessment - Trenton WWTP
$33,000
The Corporation of the City of Quinte WestCity of Quinte West, Frankford WWTP Extension Class Environmental Assessment
$27,500
Lower Trent Region Conservation AuthorityMonitoring, habitat, and natural heritage for fish and wildlife related impairments to implement habitat management plans for changing the status of the Bay of Quinte Area of Concern
$224,500
Quinte Conservation AssociationBay of Quinte Algae Watch
$80,000
Lower Trent Region Conservation AuthorityBay of Quinte Restoration Council - Local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, monitoring and reporting.
$120,000
Total for Bay of Quinte Area of Concern
$485,000
Detroit RiverEssex Region Conservation AuthorityDetroit River Shoreline Assessment
$80,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityRural Non-point Source Remediation Program for Detroit River (Canard, Little River and Turkey Creek Watershed)
$80,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityBiodiversity Conservation Strategy Implementation for the Detroit River Area of Concern
$90,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityCanard River Shoreline Habitat Restoration
$120,000
Essex County Stewardship NetworkDetroit River / Canard River Corridor Stewardship Initiative
$75,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityDetroit River Canadian Cleanup - Local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, monitoring and reporting.
$70,000
Total for Detroit River Area of Concern
$515,000
Nipigon BayOntario Ministry of Natural ResourcesAssessment of Coaster brook trout populations within the Nipigon Bay Area of Concern
$18,000
 Lakehead UniversityKama Creek Coaster Brook Trout Habitat Restoration Project
$176,000
Total for Nipigon Bay Area of Concern
$194,000
Niagara RiverNiagara Peninsula Conservation AuthorityWater Quality and Habitat Improvement Program for the Niagara River Area of Concern
$193,000
Niagara Peninsula Conservation AuthorityNiagara River Remedial Action Plan Governance - Co-ordination/ Implementation 
$50,000
Total for Niagara River Area of Concern
$243,000
Peninsula HarbourEcoSuperior Environmental ProgramsProgress in Action: Peninsula Harbour and Jackfish Bay - local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, monitoring and reporting.
$40,083
Total for Peninsula Harbour Area of Concern
$40,083
St. Clair RiverSt. Clair Region Conservation AuthorityCanadian St. Clair River RAP Committee - local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, monitoring and reporting.
$77,500
Rural Lambton Stewardship NetworkSt. Clair River Stewardship AOC Habitat Projects Coordinator & St. Clair/Sydenham River Stewardship Initiative
$70,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Clair River Shoreline Restoration
$135,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Clair River Contaminated Sediment Management, Sediment Mgt. Options Assessment
$150,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthorityDrain Habitat and Buffer Enhancement Project
$58,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Clair River Tributaries Surface Water Quality Survey
$10,800
Total for St. Clair River Area of Concern
$501,300
St. Lawrence River (Cornwall)Raisin Region Conservation AuthoritySeptic Re-Inspection Program and Communal Waste Assessment for Westley's Point, Nadeau's Point, and Amandale Bay                 
$30,000
Raisin Region Conservation AuthorityLake St. Francis/ St. Lawrence River Tributary Restoration
$30,000
Raisin Region Conservation AuthorityFish and Wildlife Restoration and Monitoring
$35,000
Raisin Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Lawrence River Restoration Council - local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, monitoring and reporting.
$45,000
Total for St. Lawrence River Area of Concern
$140,000
St. Marys RiverAlgoma UniversityCanadian St. Marys River RAP Implementation Team - local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, monitoring and reporting.
$50,000
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation CentreSt. Marys River Sediment Management Project                 
$85,309
Total for St. Marys River Area of Concern
$135,309
Thunder BayOntario Ministry of Natural ResourcesKaministiquia River Walleye Radio Telemetry Project                                                             
$15,000
Ontario Ministry of Natural ResourcesFish Community Monitoring in Lake Superior AOCs
$10,000
Lakehead UniversityCommunity Stormwater Management Strategy & Beach Advisory
$55,000
EcoSuperior Environmental ProgramsBenthic Biomonitoring in Lake Superior Tributaries
$27,524
Lakehead UniversityThunder Bay & Nipigon Bay RAP Implementation Team - local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, monitoring and reporting for Thunder Bay & Nipigon AOCs
$55,000
Total for Thunder Bay Area of Concern
$162,524
Toronto RegionOntario StreamsCaledon Headwaters Rehabilitation Initiative
$17,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityDeveloping Stormwater Water Balance Criteria for the Protection of Natural Features in Urban Settings
$10,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityHumber River Wetland Restoration
$40,000
Friends of the Rouge Watershed Inc.Youth and Community Greening the Rouge River Watershed
$30,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityToronto Islands Wetland Implementation Project
$40,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityEffectiveness Monitoring of Aquatic Habitat Rehabilitation Projects
$85,100
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthoritySustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP) 
$60,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityToronto and Region RAP Team - local RAP development, implementation, co-ordination, community engagement, restoration projects, monitoring and reporting.
$250,000
Total for Toronto Region Area of Concern
$532,100
Grand Total for all Areas of Concern
$ 3,322,321

For more information about the Great Lakes Sustainability Fund, please visit the Environment Canada web site at http://www.ec.gc.ca/RAPs-pas/.

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