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Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan :: Healthy Bay, Healthy Community

Our Accomplishments

It's all about the science

Every field season (May to October) BQRAP partners are out on the water monitoring to ensure the Bay is meeting the goals in its Remedial Action Plan.

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


Annual Reports

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Water quality and biological data from 1972 - 2017

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Sewage treatment plant upgrades and optimizations

Phosphorus load restrictions on sewage treatment plants

Phosphorus reductions at sewage treatment plants from 215 kg/day (1970s) to 15 kg/day

Decommissioning of former industrial sites

Carbon filtration at all water treatment plants

Stormwater management guidelines for the Bay of Quinte to protect water quality in the bay.

Habitat enhancement and restoration programs have resulted in over 40 kilometers of shoreline have been planted with native trees, shrubs and grasses to reduce erosion and improve habitats.

Over 800 hectares of wetland have been either rehabilitated or protected.

2018 was the 17th year of the Community Wildlife Monitoring Program

Completed fish and wildlife habitat and fisheries management plans, natural heritage strategies, and a regional pollution prevention and control plan.

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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....