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EmailGroup's NameLink
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ReachTypeMissionFocus
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Volunteers Needed
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mjacklin@brocku.ca
Birding Conservation and Tourism Collaboration
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2078098445815819/
C/O Marcie Jacklin 931 Edgemere Road, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 1A7
Marcie Jacklin (Chair)
ProvincialSocial EnterpriseComing soon
Nature Conservation/ Club
Advocacy Group
YesYesYes
We are just starting up as a sub-committee of the Important Bird Areas.
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cvferie@gmail.com
Community Voices of Fort Erie
https://sites.google.com/view/communityvoicesfe/home
https://www.facebook.com/groups/134290383948337/
P.O. Box 273 Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 2S0
Marcie Jacklin, President
ProvincialGrassroots Group
A community protecting its critical natural and historical resources for the benefit of current and future residents to ensure that Fort Erie remains a place to thrive, as well as a unique destination for visitors.
"Friends of" Groups
Advocacy Group
YesYesYes
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shorthillspark@gmail.com
Friends of Short Hills Parkwww.friendsofshorthillspark.ca
PO Box 158, Dunville, ON N1A 2X5
Anne Kubu, Chair
Region-wideMembership funded
A charitable organization dedicated to preserving the cultural and natural environment of Short Hills Provincial Park.
Short Hills Provincial Park Trail Guide 5th edition
Yes
Breeding Birds pamphlet for Short Hills Provincial Park
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darren@geospatialniagara.com
Geospatial Niagarawww.geospatialniagara.com
https://www.facebook.com/GeospatialNiagara/
4551 Zimmerman Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 3M5
Darren Platakis
Region-wide
Social Enterprise;Nonprofit
To promote geo-literacy and community participation through geography.
Education (schools, communities)
Activities-based Group
YesYesYes
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greennewdealniagara@gmail.com
Green New Deal Niagara
Greenewdealniagara@gmail.com
Green New Deal Niagara
Rotating
Rhonda Barron and Kathryn Crow
Region-wide
Grassroots Group;Local Chapter (Provincial/ National/ International)
TBD
Climate Change (green energy, GHG reduction, mitigation/ adaptation strategies)
Advocacy Group
YesYesYes
This is a newly established group. More details and developments to follow.
Yes
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vernah.fleming@hotmail.com
Greening Lincolnhttps://www.facebook.com/Greening-Lincoln-1986253318075448/
4366 Jackson St, Beamsville, ON L0R 1B6
Vernah Fleming
Lincoln
Nonprofit;Grassroots Group;Membership funded
Greening Lincoln is a non-profit group of citizens who are interested in increasing the ecological health and biodiversity of our community. to this end we will: Provide public education programs. Engage in native plant restoration projects. Advocate for changes in Town policies and practises to improve ecological health. Work with other like-minded groups.
Environmental Restoration (tree planting, native plants)
Activities-based Group
YesNoNo
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kintail52@gmail.com
Hamilton Naturalists' Clubhamiltonnature.org
Box 89052 Hamilton, ON L8S 4R5
Bruce Mackenzie
GrimsbyMembership funded
to promote the enjoyment of nature through environmental appreciation and conservation to foster public interest and education in the appreciation and study of nature to encourage the conservation of natural resources and environmental protection
Nature Conservation/ Club
Activities-based Group
YesYesYes
Friends of the Grimsby Wetlands is part of the Hamilton Naturalists' Club. The study area of the HNC includes all of Grimsby and a good part of West Lincoln. It looks after the Peach Tree Christmas Bird Count. It owns a sanctuary called "Shorthills" in Fonthill.
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jane.hanlon1@outlook.com
KTCC. Kitchen Table Climate Conversations
Www.ClimateFast.comSt CatharinesJane HanlonRegion-wide
Local Chapter (Provincial/ National/ International)
Furthering climate discussions, Enabling next steps
Climate Change (green energy, GHG reduction, mitigation/ adaptation strategies)
Activities-based Group
NoYesYes
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info@landcareniagara.com
Land Care Niagarawww.landcareniagara.com
https://www.facebook.com/landcareniagara https://twitter.com/landcareniagara
Mailing address: PO Box 28099, RPO Lakeport, St.Catharines, ON. L2N 7P8Region-wideNonprofit
Land Care Niagara (LCN) is committed to creating a healthy and sustainable rural and urban environment, consisting of citizens who are knowledgeable and active in land resource management.
Environmental Restoration (tree planting, native plants)
Activities-based Group
YesYesYes
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info@myNiagaraonline.com
myNiagara Onlinehttp://myniagaraonline.com/
https://www.facebook.com/MyPelham/ https://www.facebook.com/MyWelland/https://www.facebook.com/MyNOTL /https://www.facebook.com/MyNiagaraOnline/ Twitter @myPelham @myWelland @myNOTL @myNiagaraOnline
We are a Digital Hub
Cathy Berkhout-Bosse
Region-wideSocial Enterprise
The myNiagara Online Platform inspires and facilitates community collaboration by providing the opportunity for all community sectors to collectively share information.
Education (schools, communities)
Environmental Business
NoNoNo
We community-source and share content in order to help support grassroots collaboration across all sectors.
Yes
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lucy.sardella@gmail.com
Niagara Beekeepers' Association
http://www.facebook.com/niagarabee/
Spade and neuter clinic, Welland, Ontario
Clayton N.Region-wideMembership funded
Share information, best practices, resources and education around the issue of bees and pollinators
Bees & Pollinators
Activities-based Group
YesNoNo
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niagarabeeway@gmail.com
Niagara Beeway
https://www.niagarabeeway.com/
https://www.facebook.com/NiagaraBeeway , https://twitter.com/NiagaraBeeWay
George ScottRegion-wide
Protect existing native flora and fauna communities,Restore and create native habitat,Monitor and study local ecological systems, Develop practices to promote native species biodiversity,Exchange ideas, information and practices to enhance appreciation of the local ecology.
Bees & Pollinators
1.  To protect existing native Flora and fauna communities 2.  Restore and create native habitat 3.  Monitor and study local ecological systems 4.  Develop practices to promote native species biodiversity 5.  Exchange ideas to enhance appreciation of the local ecology.
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tucniagara@gmail.com
Niagara Chapter Trout Unlimited Canada
tucniagara.com
Niagara Chapter Trout Unlimited Canada
2494 Fifteenth Street, St. Catharines L2R 6P7
Dennis Edell , Chair
Region-wide
Nonprofit;Charity;Local Chapter (Provincial/ National/ International)
Cold water conservation.
Water Protection (coservation, pollution control, erosion control, restoration etc.)
Activities-based Group
YesYesYes
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nec@escarpment.org
Niagara Escarpment Commission
www.escarpment.org
Guelphview Square, 232 Guelph St, 3rd Flr,Georgetown, ON L7G 4B1
Danielle D'Silva, Marketing and Communications; Phone: 905-877-8144; Email: danielle.dsilva@ontario.ca
Provincial
Agency, Board or Commission
Includes the promotion of the objectives of the Niagara Escarpment Plan (NEP)
Niagara Escarpment Lands
Government Mandate
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niagarafallsnatureclub@gmail.com
Niagara Falls Nature Clubniagarafallsnatureclub.org
https://www.facebook.com/niagarafallsnatureclub/
4848 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls ON
Kerry Kennedy
Region-wideCharity
To promote knowledge of the natural history of the Niagara area, for a better understanding of the value of our heritage in nature
Nature Conservation/ Club
Activities-based Group
YesYesYes
From April to September club leaders host Wednesday evening walks in various locations around the Niagara Region. Day trip outings are planned approximately once a month on weekends. A range of speakers are scheduled for the club's indoor meetings held on the second Wednesday of each month from September to May.
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jsankey@cogeco.ca
Niagara Falls Nature Club - Conservation
niagarafallsnatureclub.org
facebook.com/niagarafallsnatureclub
PO Box 901, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V8
Joyce SankeyRegion-wideMembership funded
To preserve and protect the natural habitat of the Niagara area.
Nature Conservation/ Club
Advocacy Group
NoNoNo
We advocate to save natural habitat and SAR in Niagara and Ontario. We work with ON Nature and others to encourage environmentally sound government policies. We have assisted local agencies with our citizen science activities.
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info@npca.ca
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
www.npca.ca
250 Thorold Rd W, 3rd Fl, Welland, ON L3C 3W2
Renee Bisson, Community Engagement Manager; Phone: 905-788-3135 ext 260
Region-wide
Agency, Board or Commission
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darlinga@cogeco.ca
Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch
niagarapeninsulahawkwatch.org
m.facebook.com/NPHawkwatch/
Beamer Memorial Conservation Area, Grimsby (March 1 to May 15)
Sandy Darling & Keith Dieroff
ProvincialNonprofit
To count migrating raptors and educate the public
Nature Conservation/ Club
Activities-based Group
YesYes
We accept donations, but don't "need" them
We need experienced birders who can count raptors or would like to learn
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ngreen@npca.ca
Niagara River Remedial Action Plan
www.ourniagarariver.ca
@NiagaraRiverRAP (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
250 Thorold Road West
Natalie GreenRegion-wideGovernment funded
To protect and restore the Niagara River's water quality and ecosystem health.
Water Protection (coservation, pollution control, erosion control, restoration etc.)
Activities-based Group
YesNoNo
Since 1987, efforts from many key partners in the RAP Team continue to help complete priority actions for the restoration, protection, and enhancement of the Niagara River ecosystem. This initiative is made possible through the financial support of the Government of Canada and Ontario, in partnership with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. Learn more at ourniagarariver.ca or email info@ourniagarariver.ca
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darren@geospatialniagara.com
Ohnia:kara Aspiring Global Geopark
www.ohniakara.com
https://www.facebook.com/ohniakarageopark/
11 Nello Street
Darren Platakis
Region-wide
Nonprofit;Grassroots Group
Ohnia:kara Aspiring Global Geopark - Unique from the ground up
Education (schools, communities)
Activities-based Group
YesYesYes
Main environmental focus is sustainable tourism/eco-geotourism
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ontariogreen@gmail.com
Ontariogreen Conservation Association
ontariogreen.com
https://www.facebook.com/OntariogreenCA/
3150 Culp Road, Jordan Station, ON, L0R 1S0
Liz BenneianProvincialCharity, Nonprofit
To provide environmental education in classrooms and communities
Education (schools, communities)
Activities-based Group
NoNoYes
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info@smallscalefarms.ca
Pollinator PartnersSmallscalefarms.ca
@smallscalefarming
6 Auditorium Cir, Grimsby
Renee Delaney
Region-wideSocial Enterprise
Increasing habitat for local pollinators to flourish through education and the sustainable growing of local food.
Bees & Pollinators
Advocacy Group
YesYesYes
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info@smallscalefarms.ca
Small Scale FarmsSmallscalefarms.ca
Facebook.com/smallscalefarming, instagram.com/smallscalefarms
1560 Falls Street, Thorold, ON
Renee Delaney
Region-wideSocial Enterprise
Small Scale Farms is a collaborative organization creating a local food distribution channel which aims to increase the affordability and accessibility of healthy food.
Local Food
Environmental Business
YesYesYes
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hello@socialenterpriseniagara.ca
Social Enterprise Niagarasocialenterpriseniagara.ca
https://www.facebook.com/groups/changemakers.niagara/
4551 Zimmerman Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 3M5
Tom JakopRegion-wide
Social Enterprise;Grassroots Group
We are community groups, non-profits, business owners and citizens committed to finding creative and sustainable solutions to the world’s challenges by creating profitable, purpose-driven social enterprises.
Education (schools, communities)
Activities-based Group
YesYesNo
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tablankenburg@niagaraparks.com
The Niagara Parks Commission (School of Horticulture)
https://www.niagaraparks.com/
2565 Niagara Parkway. P.O. Box 150 Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6T2
Jason Leavens
Region-wide
An agency of the Ontario Government
Protect, Preserve, Inspire
Education (schools, communities)
Environmental Business
NoNoNo
The Niagara Parks School of Horticulture is 36-month Horticulture Diploma which trains students on the grounds of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens. It has been in operation since 1936
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darren@geospatialniagara.com
treeOcode Niagara
https://www.treeocodeniagara.com
https://www.facebook.com/treeocodeniagara/
11 Nello Street
Darren Platakis
Region-wide
Social Enterprise;Nonprofit
Community engagement initiative developed in partnership between Geospatial Niagara and Public Service Request Inc. to crowd-source data about the Urban Forests of Niagara’s 12 municipalities.
Environmental Business
Activities-based Group
YesYesYes
Our main environmental focus is trees and urban forest
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