Conservation and Stewardship...

The Bruce Peninsula Environment Group

This finite stretch of land known as the Bruce Peninsula is a place of very significant habitat, geological features and designations. It is home to the endangered massasauga rattlesnake, rare orchids, and is a major flight path of migrating birds. Breathtaking stretches of the Niagara Escarpment, along which the Bruce Trail runs, is the major eastern feature, while sandy inlets and fen areas lie between rocky stretches of Huron shoreline to the west. Rare alvar sites can be found scattered throughout the region. Cedar and hardwood forests make up the last area of contiguous tree cover to be found in Southern Ontario. Two national parks, a native reserve and hunting grounds, and World Biosphere designation (one of only sixteen in Canada) suggest a strong conservation ethic - yet pressures to exploit the natural resources of the area, the push for development, and increasing tourist impact present a challenge for those seeking the accommodation of sustainable living.

The Bruce Peninsula Environment Group has been holding monthly meetings with informative presenters on the first Wednesday of every month for over twenty years, helping to educate the public on issues that affect the natural environment of the Peninsula. We have hosted environmental events and workshops that have focused on energy, forestry, community visioning and showcasing the environmental work of other organizations. BPEG has been active in conservation efforts to protect habitat, to ensure continuing dark skies, and to promote the wise use of natural resources. We have entered into meaningful partnerships with other organizations and government bodies to tackle environmental issues and further conservation programs.

We meet on the first Wednesday of every month, at the Anglican Parish Hall at 55 Main Street in Lion's Head, ON. Meetings generally start at 7:30 pm and last for a couple of hours. Come out for interesting and informative talks from guest speakers, field trips, workshops, think tank sessions and debates. Coffee, tea, snacks and great conversation are also features of our environmental meetings. Everyone is welcome.
Bpeg receives grant

Next Regular Meeting

Come learn about spiders in our area!

John Reaume will talk about SPIDERS, their unique anatomy and behaviour

7:30 PM Wed March 2nd 
Webs are not just for catching prey! We will review common species,give tips on observing spiders and identify resources

at the Christ Church Anglican Parish Hall in Lion’s Head 
Everyone is welcome!

News & Events

Annual Reports
You can view the following reports in pdf format
2015 Annual Report
2014 Annual Report

Environmental Homeowner's Helper
Can you help us put together our own environmentally friendly and accessible resource booklet? Please click here to see details on our NEWS pages.

Collect Rainwater
 Come to a BPEG meeting and learn about our rain barrels. Check the BPEG NEWS to find out more

For info on local tree and shrub propagation, click here! 

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and the Bruce Grey Environment Website