New projects 2021: EcoAction Community Funding Program

These EcoAction projects will engage communities across the country to participate in local action-based projects that produce measurable, positive effects on the environment.

Applicant Title Approved contribution Project location Project description
Agiro Restoring and Enhancing Peatlands of High Ecological Value in Quebec City $49,571 QC This project will improve water quality at the drinking water intake in the Saint-Charles River.
Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Saint John Inc. Freshwater Action on Plastic Pollution $60,390 NB This project will improve water quality in the Saint John River.
Bleu Massawippi PRO TomifEAUbia $46,801 QC This project will improve water quality in the Tomifobia River, which flows into Lake Massawippi.
EOS Eco-Energy Inc. Planting Urban Forests to Grow Resilient Communities $100,000 NB This project will improve water management in the Chignecto border region of southeast New Brunswick.
Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance (PWA) Inc. Freshwater Protectors: increasing green infrastructures, water security, and riparian zone improvements $100,000 NB This project will improve water quality and quantity within the Petitcodiac watershed.
Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association Smith Bay Creek Stream Restoration Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory $30,000 ON This project will improve water quality in the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory.
Nashwaak Watershed Association Inc. Improving freshwater management and increasing climate resilience in the Nashwaak Watershed through forest restoration and conservation $95,000 NB This project will protect and improve water quality in the Nashwaak River and its tributaries.
Nature Conservancy of Canada Coldwater stream restoration in Twelve Mile Creek $98,000 ON This project will improve water quality in Twelve Mile Creek at the Lathrop Nature Preserve.
Atlantic Coastal Action Program - Cape Breton Wash Brook Riparian Restoration $80,010 NS This project will restore wetland and stream areas in the Wash Brook watershed.
Groupe de recommandations et d'actions pour un meilleur environnement (GRAME) Allô ruisseau $100,000 QC This project will improve water quality in West Island streams in Montreal.
Fondation québécoise pour la protection du patrimoine naturel Community Engagement in Shoreline Restoration Along the St. Lawrence River in Deschambault-Grondines. $36,000 QC This project will restore, stabilize, and vegetate the eroding banks of the St. Lawrence River estuary.
Maitland Valley Conservation Authority Gorrie Dam Decommissioning and Floodplain Restoration $100,000 ON This project will improve water quality and aquatic habitat in the North Maitland watershed.
Transition Salt Spring Society Climate Change Adaptation for Watershed Resilience and Fire Resistance in the Coastal Douglas-fir Zone of Southwestern BC $100,000 BC This project will improve the resilience and fire resistance of the Lake Maxwell and Spirit Lake watersheds.
Nature Québec Blue-Green Parking Lot $29,500 QC This project will improve runoff management in Maison de la solidarité in downtown Trois-Rivières.
Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association Restoration of the Albemarle Brook Headwater $63,982 ON This project will improve water quality within the Albemarle Brook.
Lake of the Woods District Stewardship Association Enhancing Community Capacity for the Protection of the Lake of the Woods Region $98,000 ON This project will improve water quality in the Lake of the Woods region.
The Nature Trust of British Columbia Conservation Areas Freshwater Shoreline Enhancement $84,000 BC This project will prevent harmful waste from entering freshwater systems in the Okanagan and Fraser Valley regions.
Indian Bay Ecosystem Corporation Reducing sediment erosion on the Indian Bay River $100,000 NL This project will reduce sediment erosion and flooding occurring along the Indian Bay River.
Nature-Action Québec Inc. Waste Reduction for a Healthy River $51,754 QC This project will encourage sustainable behaviour changes by educating the public on the nature of waste.
Niagara Chapter Trout Unlimited Canada Buffer in a Box – A Healthy Twelve Mile Creek Restoration $47,262 ON This project will improve water quality by engaging Niagara’s Twelve Mile Creek watershed community.
Stratégies Saint-Laurent Operation St. Lawrence $42,000 QC This project will improve water quality along the St. Lawrence River between Cornwall and Île d'Orléans.
Land Care Niagara Creating, enhancing and restoring wetlands in the Niagara Region $100,000 ON This project will improve water quality, biodiversity, and climate resilience within the Niagara region.
Langley Environmental Partners Society Collaborative Transboundary Water Quality Improvement Project $73,205 BC This project will improve water quality in Little Nooksack and Lower Campbell watersheds.
Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority Lake Erie Clean Water Program $60,000 ON This project will improve water quality in Lake Erie by reducing non-point source agriculture runoff.
Intervale Associates Inc Community Action for Living Rivers of Western Newfoundland $68,610 NL This project will improve water quality in southwestern Newfoundland and Labrador.
Fondation québécoise pour la protection du patrimoine naturel Promoting Wildlife Habitat and Enhancing Biodiversity at the Grondines Wharf Through Shoreline Plantings $64,960 QC This project will recreate plant and wildlife habitat in the Grondines wharf sector.
Kootenay Native Plant Society Riparian Camas Meadows - Pollination Pathway Climate Adaptation Initiative $99,730 BC This project will restore ecological infrastructure, function, and composition in a highly degraded riparian meadow ecosystem along the Columbia and Kootenay Rivers.
Stream of Dreams Murals Society Storm Drain Garbage $94,555 BC This project will improve water quality in the Brunette River watershed.
Meewasin Valley Authority Ecological Restoration to Create Positive Impacts on Fresh Water Quality of the South Saskatchewan River $97,779 SK This project will improve the ecological health of the South Saskatchewan River.
Trout Unlimited Canada Communities Reconnecting Canada's Freshwater - Armstrong Creek $100,000 ON This project will improve water quality, decrease water temperatures, and create fish and wildlife habitat in Armstrong Creek.
Wascana & Upper Qu'Appelle Watersheds Association Taking Responsibility Inc. Protecting Freshwater By Creating Ecosystem Services on Marginal Lands $65,000 SK This project will improve water quality in the Wascana and Upper Qu’Appelle watersheds.
Invasive Species Council of British Columbia Community Engagement to Prevent the Introduction of Pet and Aquarium Invasive Species $97,915 BC This project will improve water quality in Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna by engaging and educating British Columbians.
South Shore Watershed Association Tryon River Watershed Water Quality and Wildlife Habitat Improvement $90,000 PE This project will enhance water quality and improve wildlife habitat in the Tryon River watershed.
The Nature Trust of New Brunswick Shoreline restoration on nature preserves to improve climate resiliency and freshwater quality $75,000 NB This project will restore shorelines and streambanks on nature preserves within the Wolastoq River watershed.
Galiano Conservancy Association Cedars for the next Century (Phase 2): Restoring the hydrology and ecological integrity of an agriculturally degraded watershed $99,950 BC This project will restore and enhance natural infrastructure across the Chrystal Creek watershed on Galiano Island.
Manitoba Metis Federation Inc. Manitoba Metis Federation's Seine River Restoration Program $99,000 MB This project will improve freshwater management and increase climate resilience on the riverbanks of the Seine River.
Environmental Youth Alliance (EYA) Society Community-Led Wetland Development in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside $100,000 BC This project will improve water quality and climate resilience in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Lethbridge Sustainable Aquaponics Growing $47,000 AB This project will raise awareness on the importance of sustainable growing practices that protect freshwater systems.
Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee Increasing Flood & Climate Resiliency in the Trout Creek Sub-watershed $78,485 NB This project will increase climate resiliency in the Trout Creek sub-watershed.
Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority Lake Huron Shoreline Restoration by Removal of Invasive Phragmites Australis $40,100 ON This project will improve water quality and restore coastal habitat biodiversity in Lake Huron.
Oldman Watershed Council Community Streambank Restoration and Knowledge Sharing in the Oldman Watershed $100,000 AB This project will increase resilience of freshwater ecosystems in the Oldman watershed.
World Wildlife Fund Canada Freshwater: Diverting Harmful Substances from Traditional Inuit Harvesting Camps $47,500 NU This project will improve water quality in Qikiqtarjuaq and Pangnirtung watersheds.
Niagara Coastal Community Collaborative Increasing Shoreline Resiliency Through Citizen Science Driven Application of Nature-based Shoreline Stabilization Techniques $100,000 ON This project will improve water quality and coastal resilience in the Niagara Peninsula.
Raymond Agricultural Society Milk River Ridge Reservoir Nutrient Settling Pond and Wetland Expansion and Enhancement $100,000 AB This project will enhance the ecological integrity of the Milk River Ridge Reservoir.
DRS Earthwise Society Water Conserving Landscapes for the Miami River Watershed $65,000 BC This project will improve freshwater management in the Miami River watershed.
Conseil régional de l'environnement de la Côte-Nord Clandestine Dumps - Sources of Pollution of Our Rivers and Lakes $69,975 QC This project will improve water quality by reducing significant sources of pollution in the Haute-Côte-Nord RCM.
Marl-Tiny-Matchedash Conservation Association Phrag Free Tiny Marsh $66,498 ON This project will improve water quality and restore wetland function in the Wye River.
Conseil régional de l'environnement - Région de la Capitale nationale Moulin Creek Restoration, Domaine de Maizerets - Phase 2 $82,000 QC This project will improve water quality in Moulin Creek in the borough of Beauport (Quebec City).
Lac La Biche Region Watershed Stewardship Society Bold Center Wetland Restoration $60,000 AB This project will improve water quality and provide habitat for wildlife in Lac La Biche watershed.
Rivershed Society of British Columbia (RSBC) Foodlands Restoration and Stewardship for Species at Risk in the Salmon River Watershed $100,000 BC This project will improve water quality in the Salmon River watershed.
Wildsight Revelstoke Water Quality Monitoring and Habitat Restoration at Williamson Lake and Turtle Pond, Revelstoke. $30,000 BC This project will improve water quality in the Greeley Creek watershed.
Qikiqtaaluk Wildlife Board Amadjuak Lake Cleanup – Diverting Harmful Substances from Freshwater $97,280 NU This project will improve water quality and divert harmful substances from freshwater environments in Amadjuak Lake and Iqaluit Lake.
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