Friends Of Mac Johnson Wildlife Area

FRIENDS OF MAC JOHNSON WILDLIFE AREA

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The Friends, formed in 1996, are a volunteer organization dedicated to preserve, protect and promote the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area.

Located at the north end of the City of Brockville, Ontario, just 2 km from Highway 29, Mac Johnson Wildlife Area is operated by the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority and includes 532 hectares (1314 acres) of wetland, field and forest.



COMING EVENTS

  • Membership New & Renewal - Individual or family, Membership Fee $25.00 : Mail to: Friends of MJWA 4673 Debruge Rd. , Elizabethtown, ON K6T 1A5
  • The Mac Johnson Master Plan is posted on the CRCA website. MJWA Master Plan. This 20 year plan was developed in 2006 and will determine how the area will be protected, developed and used.

    *** NEWS ***
    ** Ongoing - since 1996 - Benches, trail markers and maintenance on north and south side trails
    ** The wheelchair accessible trail (Trail 1) was begun in 1999 by the Friends of MJWA and completed by the employees of Procter and Gamble on September 22, 2000.
    ** May 8, 2001 - Check out the firepit built by The Friends from the Dupont donation.
    ** Spring 2002 - Fall 2007- the Friends and Procter and Gamble employees put fencing (2000 metres) along Centennial Road.
    **Fall 2008 - The Friends completed a new skating shelter
    **Fall 2009 - New docks for north and south side of the reservoir were completed. New trees were planted in the nursery
    ** Fall 2010 - Dock extensions for north and south side were completed.
    ** Fall 2011 - New Canoe Launch area on Centennial Rd. - Docks and parking area
    ** 2012-13 - Tree nursery expansion, trail maintenance
    ** 2014 - Tree nursery shed, trail maintenance

    OBJECTIVES OF THE FRIENDS

    PRESERVING THE PRECIOUS AND UNIQUE

    BECOMING A FRIEND.....
    To learn more about the Friends write to :
    Friends of Mac Johnson Wildlife Area
    4673 Debruge Road
    Ellizabethtown, ON
    K6T 1A5

    Enquiries, Memberships : E-mail Doug / 613-342-3062

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