Community Services


Environmental/By-Law Coordinator –Brandon Stiles

P: 705-437-1337 ext.2233
F: 705-437-4597


Georgina Island FN Energy Plan


72 Hour Plus Kit -ACER – Assoc. for Can. Emergency Resources

Clean Equipment Protocol for Industry

NOTICE Regarding Lifting of Firewood Ban Oct 2017


West Nile Testing Results 2017

Invasive Pest Alert 2017 Firewood Ban GIFN

Check out the Wildlife captured on Georgina Island – Trail Cam Page

The Shore Primer
The Dock Primer
The Drain Primer

Protecting the Ribbon of Life Brochure

With a Lake Simcoe Protection Act and
Plan as the framework for restoring our
waters and land, and making a better
place for people, Lake Simcoe‘s story
is starting to come full circle…

Easy to find, free to use, ReGeneration
special waste recycling programs help
good people change the world for the better click here for more information

Sub Watershed Plan
As we get close to the summer sampling season and begin work on the subwatershed plan for Georgina, Fox, and Snake Islands the following biographies listed are individuals who specialize in the Environmental field and will be on the Island doing work on the subwatershed plan. Click, read and give everyone a friendly “Aaniin” should you cross paths
with any of them.

Kaitlyn Read Bio – Subwatershed Planning Associate Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Chandler Eves Bio – Environment Monitoring Technician LSRCA
Rob Wilson Bio – Aquatic Ecologist LSRCA
Eavan O’Connor  Bio – Water Quality Specialist LSRCA
Lance Aspden  Bio – Hydrologist LSRCA
Sara Rawski Bio – Environmental Monitoring Technician LSRCA
Rob Milne Bio – Professor at Wilfred Laurier University Geography & Environmental Studies Dept.
Paul Harpley Bio

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is continuing the Terrestrial Monitoring Project in Lake Simcoe this year, which uses the Vegetation Sampling Protocol (VSP) to gather data on the natural heritage features in the watershed. The names listed below are those who will be  plotting on Fox and Snake Island this year to provide data for the subwatershed plans”


C.Wisniowski picCatherine Wisniowski:

“Catherine has a Bachelors in Environmental Science from the University of Guelph. This past spring, she graduated from the Ecosystem Management Program at Fleming College. Catherine is looking forward to opportunities that will allow her to gain further experience within the field of environmental resource management.”


CaitlinWest picCaitlin West: 

Caitlin is currently attending McMaster University where she is completing her B.Sc. in Honours Biology with a specialization in Physiology.”




OliviaOlivia Sroka: 

 “Olivia Sroka recently graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelors of Environmental Studies Honours Degree. While studying she developed a passionate interest in both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and has aspirations to work in ecological restoration”



Keegan Mckitterick picKeegan Mckitterick: “Keegan graduated from the University of Guelph in 2012 with an Honors Bachelors of Science with a major in Biology and a Minor in Ecology. In 2014 Keegan completed the ecosystem management program at Sir Sanford Fleming College. Since then Keegan has worked for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry conducting wetland evaluations. Keegan has a strong interest in the natural world with a focus on plants.”


Hazardous Waste Orange Drop Program Information

Ticks in our Area Tick Submission Form

Tick Package

Tick Package available at Georgina Island Health Centre

Tips on Living with Coyotes

Georgina Island honoured guests at the Toronto Zoo

Success – Wild Rice Plantings off of Georgina Island

 Species Warning – Hickory Tussock Caterpillar

 Resource for information on invasive insects, plants and pathogens that threaten 
Canada’s forests 

Pictures and Video of  TD Tree Day – September 25, 2013

Environmental Climate Change Adaptation Liaison – Leanne Echum
for more information on Climate Change click here

Recycling Promotion & Education Coordinator – Ellie Big Canoe

Our Children – Their Future Flyer
Please Recycle your Batteries and CFL Lights – Flyer
What is Hazardous Waste?
Tips for closing your cottage for the winter months a message from the Ministry of the Environment.

Notice:  Firewood Transportation Restriction

Beach Postings Notice – Water Contamination Hazards Flyer
Notice – Firewood Transportation
Notice – Owl Tested Positive for West Nile on Georgina Island

Environmental Websites

Sub-Watershed Draft Plan
Working Along the Shore – A Professional’s Guide to Healthy Shoreline Management for Lake Simcoe
Interesting Article Regarding the Cormorant – posted September 2014

Upper York Sewage Website
Recycling Guide
Emerald Ash Borer
Ontario Tire Stewardship
Ontario Electronic Stewardship
Household Hazardous Waste
The Story of Stuff Project
Our Planet, Our Responsibility
The Story of the Plastic Bag
Invasive Species – Dog Strangling Vine
Invasive Species – Buckthorn