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Contributions under the Great Lakes Sustainability Fund (GLSF) for Areas of Concern Projects 2012-2013

Hamilton Harbour Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Hamilton Conservation AuthorityHamilton Harbour Watershed Stewardship Project$50,000
Bay Area Restoration CouncilHamilton Harbour Watershed Health Restoration$18,005
Bay Area Restoration CouncilCommunity Engagement in Remedial Action Plan Work in Hamilton Harbour$51,000
Conservation HaltonRemedial Action Plan (RAP) Governance - RAP Co-ordination, monitoring and reporting with Halton Conservation Authority /City of Hamilton$145,000
McMaster UniversityColonial waterbird habitat restoration, management and conservation in Hamilton Harbour  $17,000
Royal Botanical GardensRoyal Botanical Gardens Wetlands Rehabilitation Project     $125,000
Total for Hamilton Harbour Area of Concern$406,005

 

Jackfish Bay Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
EcoSuperior Environmental ProgramsBenthic Biomonitoring in Lake Superior Tributaries$16,580
Total for Jackfish Bay Area of Concern$16,580

 

Bay of Quinte
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
The Corporation of the Town of Greater NapaneeTown of Napanee inflow and infiltration study$51,600
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
Lower Trent Region Conservation Authority RAP Governance$125,000
Lower Trent Region Conservation AuthorityBay of Quinte AOC Septic Re-Inspection Program$30,000
Quinte Conservation AssociationBay of Quinte Algae Watch$54,000
Quinte Conservation AssociationBay of Quinte Remedial Stormwater Management Implementation$102,500
Corporation of the City of Quinte WestCity of Quinte West – Design – Trenton  Waste Water Treatment Plant$25,000
Corporation of the City of Quinte WestCity of Quinte West – Trenton Inflow and Infiltration Study$55,066
The Municipality of TweedTweed Waste Water Treatment Plant Environmental Assessment$12,350
Total for Bay of Quinte Area of Concern$680,016

 

Detroit River Area of Concern
Area of Concern (AOC)RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Detroit RiverThe Corporation of the City of WindsorWindsor Combined Sewer Overflow Retention Treatment Basin Optimization Study$50,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityRural Non-point Source Remediation Program$80,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityDetroit River and its tributaries (Little River, Turkey Creek, Canard River)$90,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityLafarge Shoreline Restoration Project$25,000
Essex County Stewardship NetworkDetroit River / Canard River Corridor Stewardship Initiative$75,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityDetroit River Canadian Cleanup RAP Governance $70,000
Essex Region Conservation AuthorityLake Sturgeon Spawning Habitat Restoration Project25,000
Total for Detroit River Area of Concern$415,000

 

Nipigon Bay Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Ontario Ministry of Natural ResourcesAssessment of Coaster Brook Trout Populations within the Nipigon Bay  AOC$18,000
Total for Nipigon Bay Area of Concern$18,000

 

Niagara River Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Regional Municipality of NiagaraQueens Royal Beach, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Stormwater System E.Coli Source Assessment   $7,438
Niagara Peninsula Conservation AuthorityWater Quality and Habitat Improvement Program for the Niagara River AOC$245,000
Corporation of the Town of Fort ErieWater Quality Habitat and Improvement Program for Beaver Creek$50,000
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority RAP Governance - RAP Co-ordination/ Implementation Framework$50,000
Total for Niagara River Area of Concern$352,438

 

Peninsula Harbour Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
EcoSuperior Environmental ProgramsProgress in Action: Peninsula Harbour and Jackfish Bay$26,930
Total for Peninsula Harbour Area of Concern$26,930

 

St. Clair River Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Rural Lambton Stewardship NetworkSt. Clair/Sydenham River Stewardship Initiative$110,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthorityBowens Creek Habitat Enhancement Project, Phase II$45,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthorityPeers Wetland Securement, Restoration and Management Project$15,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Clair River Tributaries Surface Water Quality Survey$10,800
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Clair River Contaminated Sediment Management Options Assessment$43,000
St. Clair Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Clair River Shoreline Restoration$135,000
Walpole Island First NationSwan Lake Marsh Restoration Project $30,000
St. Clair Region Conservation Authority RAP Governance$77,500
Total for St. Clair River Area of Concern$466,300

 

St. Lawrence River (Cornwall) Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Raisin Region Conservation AuthoritySeptic Re-Inspection Program and Communal Waste Assessment for Westley's Point, Nadeau's Point, and Amandale Bay                 $12,500
Raisin Region Conservation AuthoritySt. Lawrence River Restoration Council$48,179
Total for St. Lawrence River Area of Concern$60,679

 

St. Marys River Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Algoma UniversityCoordination of RAP Priorities in the St. Marys River AOC$50,000
The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. MarieUrban Stormwater Control and Monitoring                $560
Total for St. Marys River Area of Concern$50,560

 

Thunder Bay Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Ontario Ministry of Natural ResourcesKaministiquia River walleye radio telemetry project                                                             $10,000
Ontario Ministry of Natural ResourcesCurrent River (Thunder Bay) walleye radio telemetry project                                                             $5,000
Ontario Ministry of Natural ResourcesFish Community Monitoring in Lake Superior AOC$10,000
Lakehead UniversityCommunity Stormwater Management and  Beach Advisory$27,500
City of Thunder BayMcVicar Creek Restoration Plan$20,992
EcoSuperior Environmental ProgramsThunder Bay North Harbour – Additional Studies to Assess Sediment Management Options$200,000
Lakehead University RAP Governance$55,000
Total for Thunder Bay Area of Concern$328,492

 

Toronto Region Area of Concern
RecipientProject TitleContribution under the GLSF
Ontario StreamsCaledon Headwaters Rehabilitation Initiative$20,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityDeveloping Stormwater Water Balance Criteria for the Protection of Natural Features in Urban Settings    $50,000
Friends of the Rouge Watershed Inc.Youth and Community Greening the Rouge River Watershed$25,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityToronto Islands Wetland Implementation Project$40,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityHumber River Wetland Restoration$40,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityLower Humber Weirs Mitigation Project$40,000
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthorityEffectiveness Monitoring of Aquatic Habitat Rehabilitation Projects$24,500
Toronto and Region Conservation AuthoritySustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP) $60,000
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority RAP Governance$250,000
Total for Toronto Region Area of Concern$549,500

 

Grand Total for all Areas of Concern
Area of Concern (AOC)Contribution under the GLSF
Grand Total for all Areas of Concern$3,370,500

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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