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Clyde River will be busy with upcoming events and you can be, too.

Wednesday, May 20th – 7:00 p.m. – West River Watershed Update – Riverview Community Centre – For the past several years the Central Queens Wildlife Federation has been doing work during the summer months to improve the health of community’s rivers.  Once again, Megan Harris, West River Watershed Coordinator, will be providing an update on the work to date and the plans for the coming season.  Megan’s presentation takes place at 7:00 pm Wednesday, May 20th.  Everyone is welcome to attend and find out more.

Saturday, May 23 – 9:00 to 12:00 noon – Murchison Place Park Clean up – Bring your own garden and clean up tools e.g. shovels, rakes…some Rubber Maid totes would be great. Food, refreshments and team spirit will be provided.

Wednesday, July 1st – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Canada Day – Riverview Community Centre – It’s a birthday party! Be a kid again or still. Enjoy hotdogs, cake and ice cream. Help us raise the flag, sing the anthem and celebrate Canada’s big day.

Wednesday, July 22nd – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Strawberry Social – Riverview Community Centre – The big summer event for Clyde River Women’s Institute is, of course, the annual Strawberries and Ice Cream Festival where young and not so young gather to enjoy the scumptious desserts and meet friends and neighbours.  Admission at the door.

Saturday, July 25th – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon – Art in the Park – Murchison Place Park – Clyde River Artist Julia Purcell will lead a Plein Air event. We welcome beginners to seasoned artists for a morning of painting in and around the park. Bring along your own art supplies, easel, hat, sunscreen and lunch. We also welcome those who enjoy watching art being created. Coffee provided.

Make the most of this summer and join in.

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The Central Queens Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation is hosting a Parent–Youth Outdoor Camp the weekend of May 29-31 for youth aged 10-13 accompanied by a parent. The camp will be held at the Riverdale Scout Camp on Riverdale Road in Green Bay along the scenic West River.

Activities throughout the weekend include tutorials on bait-fishing and fly-fishing, fly tying, archery, orienteering as well as canoeing. Campfires and campfire cooking will be included if the forest fire index allows.

Accommodations and food are provided. Registration is $30.00 (non-refundable) per child. Space is limited. For more information or to register contact Nancy Durant, at 902-675-3277 or nancy.durant@bellaliant.net.

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Clyde River

Clyde River

The AGM for the Central Queens Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation will be held on Saturday, March 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the Riverview Community Centre in Clyde River.

Learn about your community’s stream restoration projects taking place in addition to plans for the Bonshaw Hills Public Lands from BHPL subcommittee member Megan Harris.

This is a great opportunity to come out and meet your neighbours and friends and find out what’s happening in your watershed and how you can get involved. During the AGM, there will be an opportunity to renew memberships in the CQWF.

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Clyde River SubwatershedThis will be the fourth and final community meeting to contribute your ideas for the Clyde River Sub-watershed plan. The meeting will be held at the Riverview Community Centre on Thursday, May 29th at 7:00 p.m. For those that are unable to make this meeting but would still like to put forth your ideas, please complete the online survey by clicking here.

Background:
What do you want your community to look like 10–20 years from now? Are you concerned about the environmental challenges your community faces or could face? Let us know!

The West River Watershed Group under the Central Queens Wildlife Federation is looking to expand its management plan to include Clyde River and other sub-watersheds and they are looking for community input on Tuesday evening. Come share your ideas, historical perspective and knowledge in a focus group.

The extent of your involvement would be to share your knowledge and offer input which will be valuable in the development of the Clyde River Sub-watershed Plan. There is no experience needed in watershed management to take part in this community focus group. For more information, please contact Megan Harris at cqwf.pei@gmail.com.

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Clyde River

Clyde River

The West River Watershed Group under the Central Queens Wildlife Federation is looking to expand its management plan to include Clyde River and other sub-watersheds and they are looking for community input.

We invite you to join the discussion on four evenings at the Riverview Community Centre:

  • Tuesday, February 11th, 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 25th, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 13th, 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 27th, 7:00 p.m.

The extent of your involvement would be to share your knowledge and offer input at the meetings which will be valuable in the development of the Clyde River Sub-watershed Plan. Ideally, it would be great to have a good geographic representation across the community. For more information, please contact Megan Harris at cqwf.pei@gmail.com

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Screen Shot 2014-01-21 at 4.06.12 PMThe West River Watershed Group is pleased to welcome Clyde River native, Rebecca Gass, to the Board of Directors to represent and liaise with the Clyde River community on work being done within the Clyde River. Rebecca comes to the Board after studying at Mount Saint Vincent University, graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor of Public Relations. She currently works at the University of Prince Edward Island in the Department of Integrated Communications and brings with her an expertise in communications and event management. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys practicing yoga, travelling, hiking, snowshoeing and spending time with her family and friends.

“I was so fortunate to be able to grow up in a beautiful community like Clyde River,” says Gass. “I’m so pleased to represent and contribute to the community I love in this way.”

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