Trent University Project Takes a Close Look at Baxter Creek

Early last month, Trent University Mariah Shaw and her supervising Professor Kaitlyn Fleming spent a Sunday afternoon investigating the microscopic wildlife in Baxter Creek known as “benthics”. This project is Mariah’s major research paper for her fourth year in Environmental Science and was initiated by the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance… Continue reading

Where Are They Now? Tamara Maxwell Shares Her Solo Camping Experience on a Dedicated YouTube Channel

To say that Tamara Maxwell loves the outdoors would be a massive understatement. Perhaps her thirst for solitude stems in part from growing up in a home on Syer Line surrounded by six siblings.  Her quiet, independent nature continues to drive her life in a unique direction as she carves… Continue reading

Second Annual Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance Forum Draws a Crowd

Last week the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) held their second annual community forum.  Among the 77 attendees were members of organizations and associations with an interest in the alliance, with different areas of specialization, such as the Millbrook branch of Trout Unlimited, Kawartha Land Trust, two student groups from… Continue reading

Regenerative Farming Techniques Designed to Mitigate Impact of Climate Change

Early in September, Norm Lamothe hosted another educational session in partnership with the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Associations at the family farm in Cavan. Roughly forty farmers, mostly young and female, joined the tour to learn about Norm’s latest experiment has he continues to explore ways to make their… Continue reading

 “Watershed Resiliency”: Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance’s Community Watershed Forum on Monday, September 25th, 2023

The Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) is finishing up preparations for our second Community Watershed Forum scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Monday, September 25th, 2023 at the Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion at 9 King Street East in the heart of the business district of Millbrook. We are honoured… Continue reading

Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance Prepares for Fall Watershed Forum

Building off the success of their first Watershed Forum last September, the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance (BCWA) is gearing up for their second Forum scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Monday, September 25th, 2023, to be held again at the Millbrook Royal Canadian Legion at 9 King Street East… Continue reading

Public Information Session Examines Ways to Address Future Water Service Capacity

Water services are delivered by municipalities in areas of dense settlements- villages, towns and cities.  In Cavan-Monaghan, the only serviced settlement is Millbrook.  The township is in the process of completing a Water and Wastewater Master Servicing Study which is required under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.  The objective is… Continue reading

Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance: Fleming 2023 GeoCommunity “Community Connections” Project

On Friday, June 23, 2023, Fleming College’s Geomatics Program in the School of Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences hosted their annual GeoCommunity Open House in Lindsay. Through this program the Baxter Creek Watershed Alliance hosted their second student mapping project with a three person team of Jordan Tishler (Project Lead),… Continue reading

A.C.E. Tree Care

Anthony Weinczok is a certified arborist, who has operated his tree care business out of Millbrook for the past 12 years.  He offers complete tree care, from planting, pruning, cabling, removal, stump grinding and lot and road clearing.  Anthony helps property owners establish and maintain these beautiful and practical workhorses… Continue reading