Issue 1 - March 2021


Worried about invasive species? Join our webinar on March 22 at 7pm

Join us for the next SSJI Presents webinar, Monday March 22 at 7pm and learn about invasive species in the South Shore’s Important Bird and Biodiversity Area. Amanda Tracey, Coordinator for Nature Conservancy Canada will be talking about different invasive, non-native species, their impacts on the local environment and describe ways on how to safely remove them. You can register for this FREE Event Here


Welcoming back our Treasurer Paula Peel!

Paula Peel is pleased to be back in her role as South Shore Joint Initiative’s Treasurer and will help us navigate costs and funding matters to help keep us running. Paula was previously on the Board of Directors.  Many of you will know Paula from her work with APPEC during the Ostrander Point and White Pines ERTs.  She is now a member of the board of the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists and is also on the board of Wind Concerns Ontario, a province-wide advocacy organization that supports responsible, environmentally sound solutions to our energy demands and environmental challenges. Paula is a dedicated environmentalist with a special interest in the South Shore and we are delighted that she is returning to help us keep track of our funds.


It's Membership Renewal season! Renew now with just a few clicks!

If you haven’t renewed your SSJI membership, now’s the time! Memberships help us “keep the lights on” and allow us to continue to spread the word about the importance of protecting the South Shore Important Bird and Biodiversity Area. You can join or renew your Membership Here.


We need YOU! Looking for Volunteers now!

Covid-19 got you going stir crazy at home? Need a creative outlet and want to help an organization reach it’s full potential? This year, the South Shore Joint Initiative will be focusing on fundraising activities and we’re looking for volunteers interested in helping us achieve all our goals. From online campaigns to events, SSJI has a lot of ideas, but we also want to hear yours too! Contact Megan Miller, Network Organizer at [email protected] if you’re interested in joining the fundraising team.