On Saturday, July 22nd Friends of Oliphant will be hosting our annual summer educational event “Our Underwater World” at the Oliphant Campers’ Church at 9:30 am. Jenna McGuire, Interpretation Coordinator at the National Park, […]
June 3/4 2017 Oliphant Beach Weekend Cleanup
First of all we would like to thank all those who participated in the collection and to the Town, and in particular Gord Glover, the new facilities co-ordinator […]
Although published just over ten years ago, the Stewardship Guide for the Lake Huron Coastline is still relevant today.
Click on the image of the cover below to view or download.
Bee-Friendly Seeds – A Free-Bee: Donations Optional.
Fill out the form to receive a free package of seeds for bee-friendly flowers.
Since launching in late February, we’ve shipped over 4 MILLION SEEDS! Afterwards, you’ll be taken to a page […]
Please Help the Coastal Centre in Developing a Coastal Action Plan for the
Southeastern Shoreline of Lake Huron.
*By completing this survey you will be entered into a draw to win a $50 gift card from […]
The amount of plastic that enters Lake Michigan alone each year is equivalent to 100 Olympic-sized pools full of plastic bottles, a study finds.
The next Great Backyard Bird Count is February 17-20, 2017
Bird watchers of all ages count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are.
Here are a few photos from the backyard of Terry […]
It’s crunch time. After years of dithering, Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is poised to make a critical decision about the hunting of snapping turtles. Lamentably, the ministry is proposing to […]
Summary of 2016 Activities
This year Friends of Oliphant sponsored the second annual “Beach and Shore Clean-up” on Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd. Volunteers collected a total of 124 pounds of garbage from […]
What type of pollution can be completely eliminated by the simple flick of a switch? Answer: Light pollution. Never heard of it? Allow me to explain. In the 1880s, the incandescent light bulb was […]
Submitted by Grant Simmie:
“I follow Lake Huron water levels and create my own graphs for a little entertainment. I use data from the Detroit District US Corps of Engineers because it’s more timely and […]
Kudos to all who participated in the 2nd annual Oliphant Beach and Shoreline Cleanup. And a big thanks to the Town of South Bruce Peninsula for arranging a special garbage pickup. Look below for […]