The Friends of the Tay Watershed Association was founded to monitor and promote action to implement the recommendations of Tay River Watershed Management Plan and to carry out activities to ensure the ongoing care of the watershed and its related natural resources.
About FRIENDS OF THE TAY WATERSHED ASSOCIATION
The Friends of the Tay Watershed (FoTW) is a non-profit association, dedicated to preserving and enhancing the health of the Tay River Watershed. It was founded and obtained incorporated non-profit charitable status in 2001. The Tay is a magnificent tributary of the Rideau Canal system in eastern Ontario, covering 95 kilometers and encompassing 46 lakes and numerous streams and wetlands.
The FoTW involves landowners, water users, and other interested parties in programs to improve the health of the Tay River Watershed. It works to:
- educate the public and watershed stakeholders on the benefits of maintaining and improving wildlife habitat, recreation, and water quality and quantity in the Tay Watershed;
- carry forward the recommendations of the Tay River Watershed Management Plan;
- promote the coordination of water protection and improvement activities from the range of organizations involved in watershed management.
We welcome your donations to help finance these initiatives.
The following images provide a glimpse of who we are and what we do.