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PRESENTATION AND ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES FRIENDS OF THE PORCUPINE RIVER WATERSHED MEETING REPORT

Crawford Project

Delivering the Next Generation of Nickel Sulphide Projects

September 2021

Thank you YIPI Students!

August 16, 2021 – Today was the last day for the YIPI (Youth In Policing Initiative) to assist the FPRW in South Porcupine and Porcupine community clean up. FPRW thank them for being so dedicated to the environment. We wish them the best with their 2021-22 adventures at school and away. Stay safe and be well. FPRW appreciated all your help.

President
Brenda Torresan

July 5, 2021 – FPRW was pleased to have the YIPI (Youth In Policing Initiative) Students doing community cleanup on Monday’s to make us litter free. Today’s work was done from the South Porcupine Boat Launch parking lot, White Water Park and to Northern College and return. The city is fortunate to have these amazing dedicated youth and FPRW are very proud to share some time with them.

Water level data on Porcupine Lake

Real-Time Hydrometric Data Graph for PORCUPINE LAKE NEAR PORCUPINE (04MD005) [ON]

by Andrew Warren

Final amended Director’s Order

815 Gervais St. N. Sewage collection system for the community of Porcupine & South Porcupine as associated with the Whitney-Tisdale Sewage Treatment Plant Timmins, District of Cochrane

Honorary Youth Member

FPRW today received $400 from Spencer Malette accompanied by Mom Elisha from sales of her Tomato Plant fundraiser, in support of the FPRW group. FPRW is introducing to you, Spencer as an Honorary Youth Member of the FPRW.

Thank you for your drive to make a difference.

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Spring clean-up efforts modified

Members of the Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed are continuing with their annual community spring clean-up initiative this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but in a modified way.
Author of the article: Richa Bhosale – The Daily Press
Publishing date: Apr 23, 2021

FPRW has exciting project for the nature enthusiasts in our area!

The FPRW just created an iNaturalist project! We invite you to explore, discover and record all the wonderful living species that you find in the Porcupine River Watershed area.

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PORCUPINE LAKE & RIVER STUDY JANUARY 1978

This report contains results of thr following studies:

  • hydrology and hydraulics of the Porcupine Lake and Porcupine River downstream from the lake
  • annual flooding of areas around the lake and low-level conditions during the summer months
  • water quality and weed growth in the lake and the extent to which these factors relate to water level fluctuations.

WARNING! CONTAMINATED FISH IN PORCUPINE LAKE

2020 – After receiving the results of a recent fish sampling study (Updated fish contaminant levels and consumption advisories for Porcupine Lake) done in June 2019 by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) at Porcupine Lake in Whitney Township, the Porcupine Health Unit has reviewed the data in consultation with experts at Public Health Ontario regarding public health recommendations. PHU MEDIA RELEASE – EN/FR Officials in the Timmins Area are alerting people about increased contamination of fish in Porcupine Lake.

CTV NEWS Sergio Arangio, VIEW LIVE BREAKING NEWS

Remedial action plans 1/2 & PLC

  • Remedial Action Plan #1
  • Remedial Action plan #2
  • Porcupine Watershed Public Liaison Committee (PLC) info

Water management: policies, guidelines, provincial water quality objectives

This 1994 publication contains the Ministry of the Environment and Energy policies and guidelines for the management of the province’s water resources. It gives direction on how to manage the quality and quantity of both surface and ground waters.

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Environmental Language glossary

An alphabetical list of terms or words found in or relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations; a brief dictionary.

Northern College Partners to Take Action on Porcupine lake

Northern College and the City of Timmins have met to create a new partnership with a dynamic community group, The Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed, to improve conditions in and around Porcupine Lake.

On October 22, 2020, the three partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move the partnership forward.

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