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      The Kearney Watershed Environmental Foundation aims are to promote awareness of the local environment and watershed with a view to:

  • Protection of the regional drainage system and groundwater quality.
  • Providing a sustainable environment and ecology
  • Providing a base for unbiased public education.
  • Providing an environmentally friendly design for economic growth and ecotourism.

Our Mission

  The Kearney Watershed Environmental Foundation’s mission is to help preserve the quality of air, water, and terrestrial ecosystems of the Almaguin area of the Magnetawan Watershed and help protect this unique natural heritage for generations to come.


The Kearney Watershed Environmental Foundation’s role is one of stewardship.  It is not a regulatory or enforcement agency. 


   'What is our strategy to protect our lakes and rivers?'

Build a strong Lake Water Quality Program,

 by organizing and facilitating  lake and river water quality monitoring through

Promote public education and awareness

by encouraging best practices in




How Can you help?

  • Become an associate member of KWEF. It costs only $5 annually!

  • We will keep you up to date on the latest environmental information and will offer you opportunities to help when needed.

  • Support our work and donate.

    Cheques can be sent to P.O. Box 165, Kearney, ON   P0A 1M0. made out to KWEF "Attention, membership"



Postal Address – POBox 165, Kearney ON P0A 1M0

 President – Steve Sainsbury  E-mail stevesainsbury1@gmail.com

General Information – Carol Adamthwaite carol.adamthwaite@gmail.com 705-636-7371

Membership/Publicity – Rick Flavelle flav@surenet.net 705-636-5438



Materials and “links” published on the KWEF website from other sources are solely for information purposes.  KWEF does not guarantee their accuracy, nor does the inclusion of such material indicate endorsement by KWEF.


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