Monthly Archives: January 2016

Beach Stewardship in Action

On November 26th and 27th a number of local students and residents accepted Ontario Parks’ invitation to assist with dune restoration. This included beach grass planting and barrier fence installation in Beach Areas 1 and 2 of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park.  It was cool overcast weather but thanks to the students from Stayner Collegiate Institute […]

Dune Restoration at Wasaga Beach

Dune restoration is an important part of beach stewardship because sometimes, even with the best intentions, dunes can become degraded and require a little help to recover.  Dune restoration typically involves planting marram grass and installing sand fencing to protect the planting.  Marram grass is pretty much a miracle plant.  No other species and no […]