“Do Your Part” Campaign....
ICE FISHING CODE OF ETHICS
The Greater Nipissing area is blessed with numerous lakes that provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy spending time outdoors ice fishing.
You can do your part to help protect our lakes and fishery by pledging to follow a few simple guidelines:
Bring back your garbage
Do not dump dirty water, live bait or debris down the hole
Avoid bringing any motorized vehicle on the lake that leaks oil or gas
Make sure you know the fishing regulations for lake – slot size, limits. (www.ontario.ca/fishing)
Ensure to quickly release fish you are not keeping
Ensure to keep your hut blocked up for easy removal – and do not wait until the last day to remove it
Check out the complete Code of Ethics
“Showing You Care”
"TD TREE DAYS 2013"
TD Friends of the Environment
The TD Friends held their annual tree plant on Saturday, September 14, 2013, 9:00 a.m. at the start of the Chippewa Creek EcoPath (where the creek drains into Lake Nipissing. A total of 15 hardwood trees were planted by approximately 25 volunteers on both sides of the creek. The potted trees (15 gallon pots) consisted of 4 silver maple, 3 red maple, 4 sugar maple, 2 red oak and 2 burr oak.
This project is the latest in a series of planting projects that have carried out along several sections of Chippewa Creek over the past 5 plus years, right up to where the creek crosses Airport Road. The key goal is to provide for erosion control, protect the cold-water feature of the creek and enhannce the overall recreational experience for users for both the ecopath and the Kinsmen Trail.
Project funding was provided by Tree Canada and carried out in partnership with The Greater Nipissing Stewardship Council and the invaluable support of Nipissing Botanical Gardens, the North Bay - Mattawa Conservation Authority, Eagle Tree Service and the City of North Bay - Parks & Recreation Department.
Planning for next year's project will be commencing in the spring. For more information about TD Friends of the Environment and Tree Canada.