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Project Quinte 2017 Report

The Bay of Quinte is fortunate to have one of the longest-running research and monitoring programs in the Great Lakes system. Project Quinte a co-operative multi-agency research and monitoring project between the federal (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) and provincial (Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change).

This partnership has investigated the long-term effects of reduced phosphorus loadings on the Bay’s ecosystem. This includes researching and evaluating the Bay’s biological, chemical, and physical attributes before and after phosphorus control was implemented at municipal sewage treatment plants. As well, researching and monitoring have focused on fish populations, submerged aquatic vegetation, zooplankton and phytoplankton, Zebra Mussel colonization, and a host of other water quality indicators.

Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan 2017

The LAMP is developed and implemented by the Lake Ontario Partnership, which is led by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment and Climate Change Canada and which facilitates information sharing, sets priorities, and assists in coordinating binational environmental protection and restoration activities.

Long-Term Monitoring Workshop - September 23, 2021

Overview of the Phosphorus Management Plan Long-Term Targets

Monitoring recommendations from Project Quinte

MECP's Great Lakes Monitoring Programs

Bay of Quinte Long-Term Nutrient Monitoring Program

Characterization of Microbial and Algal Communities with high through put sequencing

Event-based Load Assessment

Long-Term P Monitoring P

Monitoring Results of Best Management Practices

Bay of Quinte Long-Term Fisheries Assessment Program

Implementation of a Monitoring and Modelling Framework to Support Adaptive Management in the B of Q


Lake Ontario/Bay of Quinte - Current Water Levels

BQRAP Annual Report 2020

Healthy Soils Check-up Program - Farmers you could be eligible for FREE soil testing. More Info...

Landowner Stewardship Programs - Check out all the funding programs Here.....

Septic Stewardship Program... More Info  Find out if you are eligible for a free septic tank pump out and up to 80% cost sharing for minor repairs.

A Summer of Science on the Bay. Follow as we highlight our partner agencies' summer monitoring.

1. Quinte Conservation

2. Environment and Climate Change Canada (EC)

3. Coastal Wetland Monitoring

4. EC and Canadian Centre for Inland Waters

5. Fisheries and Oceans Canada

6. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Blue-Green Algae ...  More Info

Water Soldier - Find out about the impacts of this invasive plant on the Bay of Quinte 

Project Quinte 2017 Report
A multi-agency research and monitoring program for the Bay of Quinte

Ontario's Great Lakes Strategy - More here

Great Lakes Protection Act Here

Quinte Area Bird Report The Quinte Area Bird Report is updated weekly. Read more....