Summary of natural, cultural, social and economic information for Belfountain Conservation Area
The Fletchers Creek Subwatershed Plan Update provides a strategy to protect and enhance the natural resource features as land use changes, factoring in additional growth information since the original 1996 Plan.
The Fletchers Creek SNAP Background Report is a foundational document to the Fletchers Creek SNAP Action Plan. It details neighbourhood conditions, research and community engagement and highlights the broad range of existing climate change, sustainability and community projects, programs and plans at the watershed, municipal and regional scale.
The Fletchers Creek Subwatershed Plan has been prepared to identify natural environmental resources which exist in the watershed, and to establish the appropriate strategies for the protection and enhancement of these features, as land use changes occur.
Part of the Lake Ontario Integrated Shoreline Strategy (LOISS), this study emphasizes opportunities for protecting and restoring ecosystems along the shoreline, inland to the first major barrier on the Credit River, and into Lake Ontario’s nearshore environment. This report is the foundation for the Living by the Lake Action Plan: 2019-2039.
This study covers the environmental and water related issues within the Shaws Creek Subwatershed, also referred to as Subwatershed 17. Specifically, an analysis of the groundwater and surface water hydrology, water quality, stream geomorphology, and aquatic and terrestrial ecology were undertaken.
This report is the first of a series of reports that will be developed for the Shaws Creek Subwatershed. The purpose of this report is to summarize the existing available data and information pertinent to the subwatershed.
This report provides a summary of the characterization of the subwatersheds, an analysis of the conditions and processes affecting the conditions and a management strategy to direct future land use and associated activities.