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  • 2022 Photography Contest
    Calling all shutterbugs! This is the event you’ve all been waiting for: WRIG’s yearly Photo Contest. Categories include LANDSCAPE and WILDLIFE. Ideally photos will be taken within our region (Wheatley River, Rustico, Oyster Bed etc.) Please email all entries to manager@wheatleyriver.ca by February 1st, 2022. Entries will be judged by professional photography, John Sylvester. … Continue reading
  • 2022 Winter Woodlot Tour
    We’re excited to announce that the 2022 Winter Woodlot Tour will take place on Saturday, February 19th, 2022 from 9am – 1pm on the Millvale Rd, Breadalbane PE (Access via Rte 2)! To see the details of this event, click here. Photos and information from past events can be found here.
  • WRIG’s Autumn 2021 Newsletter
    Hello Wheatley River watershed members, We are so pleased to share our latest newsletter with you! The newsletter can be found on our website, or you can pick up a printed copy at Gallant’s Country Food Market, the Oyster Bed Esso, the Cymbria Lions Club, or the WRIG office. Here’s a sneak peak … Continue reading

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6 days ago

The Wheatley River Improvement Group

*CHANGE OF DATE*

Due to new Public Health Measures, the Winter Woodlot Tour will now take place Saturday February 19th and the new rain date will be March 5th.

We hope to see you all for some outdoor winter fun and education!

Public Health Measures will be in place, please keep updated as shifting guidelines may effect the event.

Thank you for your continued support! Please follow @winterwoodlottour for more details! Or visit www.winterwoodlottour.ca/
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*CHANGE OF DATE*

Due to new Public Health Measures, the Winter Woodlot Tour will now take place Saturday February 19th and the new rain date will be March 5th. 

We hope to see you all for some outdoor winter fun and education!

Public Health Measures will be in place, please keep updated as shifting guidelines may effect the event.

Thank you for your continued support! Please follow @winterwoodlottour for more details! Or visit http://www.winterwoodlottour.ca/

3 weeks ago

The Wheatley River Improvement Group

There is still time to enter WRIG's photography contest! Please email all entries to: manager@wheatleyriver.ca

Entries will be accepted until February 1st 2022.

Judged by professional photography, John Sylvester. PRIZES available!

Categories are LANDSCAPE, and WILDLIFE.
Ideally photos will be taken within our region (Wheatley River, Rustico, Oyster Bed etc.)

Thanks to all those who have entered so far! We love to see your beautiful photos of our wonderful watershed!

This photo was taken by watershed intern Shayla Steinhoff and features our beautiful giant apple tree located at Rackham's Pond Trail.
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There is still time to enter WRIGs photography contest! Please email all entries to: manager@wheatleyriver.ca 

Entries will be accepted until February 1st 2022.

Judged by professional photography, John Sylvester. PRIZES available! 

Categories are LANDSCAPE, and WILDLIFE. 
Ideally photos will be taken within our region (Wheatley River, Rustico, Oyster Bed etc.) 

Thanks to all those who have entered so far! We love to see your beautiful photos of our wonderful watershed!

This photo was taken by watershed intern Shayla Steinhoff and features our beautiful giant apple tree located at Rackhams Pond Trail.

What a generous donation that will benefit all PEI watersheds!An incredible $2.6 million donation of a 12-acre property has been made to Holland College from the Andrew family, to establish the John and Christine Andrew Centre of Excellence in Watershed Management in East Royalty.

Thank you to the Andrew family for this amazing donation!

Read more about this story here -
👉 bit.ly/3oO911K
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What a generous donation that will benefit all PEI watersheds!

2 months ago

The Wheatley River Improvement Group

*PLEASE NOTE DATES HAVE CHANGED*
The Winter Woodlot Tour is now taking place Saturday February 19th.
The new rain date is March 5th.

Mark your calendars - the date and location of the 2022 PEI Winter Woodlot Tour have been announced! ❄️🌲

Originally intended for woodlot owners, the FREE tour has evolved into a fun, family-friendly event celebrating Island wildlife, forest ecosystems, and sustainable woodlot use. We can’t wait to see you there!

Swipe to see photos from last year’s event, which was hosted by WRIG!

#wheatleyriverimprovementgroup
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*PLEASE NOTE DATES HAVE CHANGED*
The Winter Woodlot Tour is now taking place Saturday February 19th.
The new rain date is March 5th.

Mark your calendars - the date and location of the 2022 PEI Winter Woodlot Tour have been announced! ❄️🌲

Originally intended for woodlot owners, the FREE tour has evolved into a fun, family-friendly event celebrating Island wildlife, forest ecosystems, and sustainable woodlot use. We can’t wait to see you there!

Swipe to see photos from last year’s event, which was hosted by WRIG!

#wheatleyriverimprovementgroup

WRIG is excited to be collaborating with HCWG, TREC, and CQWF for the 2022 PEI Winter Woodlot Tour!! This year's event will take place in the Trout River Watershed. Stay tuned for more information!Staff and volunteers from TREC, WRIG, HCWG and CQWF were out today clearing a trail for the 2022 Winter Woodlot Tour. The date and location will be announced next week! ... See MoreSee Less

WRIG is excited to be collaborating with HCWG, TREC, and CQWF for the 2022 PEI Winter Woodlot Tour!! This years event will take place in the Trout River Watershed. Stay tuned for more information!
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