Sustainable Severn Sound
The Severn Sound Sustainability Plan was created for the nine municipalities of the Severn Sound watershed:
- Town of Midland
- Town of Penetanguishene
- City of Orillia
- Township of Georgian Bay
- Township of Oro-Medonte
- Township of Severn
- Township of Springwater
- Township of Tay
- Township of Tiny
The Severn Sound Sustainability Plan is a vision for the Severn Sound watershed, which states:
By 2050, the Severn Sound watershed will contain a network of communities that have achieved a sustainable quality of life for all citizens by developing a common culture of environmental, economic, and social balance.
The development of the Severn Sound Sustainability Plan was a collaborative process that began in December 2007. It was organized by a Steering Committee, and involved support from a 50+ member stakeholder group, and a 400+ member Citizen Panel. The Sustainability Plan was finalized and endorsed by all nine partner municipalities in Spring 2009 (including the Township of Tiny). Work on the implementation of the Sustainability Plan is underway by a dedicated Steering Committee.
The Sustainability Plan includes goals, strategies, and actions to ensure the environmental integrity, economic prosperity, and community well-being of the communities in the watershed. There are 15 priority areas, which include:
For more information please visit our website www.sustainablesevernsound.ca