Protecting Our Lakes Forever: Moving from rehabilitation to prevention during a time of climate change
Calcium deficiencies in landscapes: its effects and its solutions
Calcium is an essential macronutrient and signalling molecule needed by all plants to respond to stress and stimuli. However, in many parts of the
GUIDEBOOK: Your Guide to HATSEO Wood Ash Recyling in Muskoka
How would you like to help fix a serious problem in Muskoka’s forests and lakes at no cost to you, while helping to recycle and re-purpose a waste you
REPORT: Is Residential Wood Ash Safe for Use to Help Solve the Calcium Decline Problem in Muskoka?
The overarching goal of the HATSEO project is to evaluate the use of residential wood ash - a readily available waste product – to help solve the Ca
REPORT: Solving the Calcium Decline Problem – Insights from a Muskoka Wood Burner’s Questionnaire
Over the past several decades, calcium (Ca) concentrations have been declining in Muskoka lakes and forests. In 2014, The Muskoka Watershed Council’s
PUBLICATION: Could a residential wood ash recycling programme be part of the solution to calcium decline in lakes and forests in Muskoka (Ontario, Canada)?
One possible solution to the recent decline of calcium (Ca) concentrations in Canadian Shield forests and lakes in eastern North America is the
The results are in …
Recent research co-authored by our Trent University collaborator, Dr. Shaun Watmaugh and led by his M.Sc. student, Holly Deighton**, has definitively
Norm’s Notes: The first evidence is in, wood ash works!
FMW’s approach to protecting Muskoka watersheds is to work with the local and scientific communities to identify, develop and foster solutions to the
More on our Halt the Salt program
Friends of the Muskoka Watershed is still in the process of pursuing funding, via grants and private donations, to enable us to fully roll out our