New Mailing Address

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Due to changes at Canada Post, without having a physical property, it is no longer possible for BSRA to have mail delivery at the previous location. Moving forward our new address is:

BSRA  P.O. Box 456, Zurich, ON   N0M 2T0


OFFICIAL PLAN Public Open House & Public Meeting

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As part of the 5 Yr Review commenced in 2015, the draft Official Plan has been revised to reflect comments from residents and Council. Any person may attend the Open House and Public Meeting and make comments.

PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE  –  Drop in anytime between 1:00p.m.- 8:00pm, Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
at the Stanley Complex, 38594 Mill Road (just west of Varna)

PUBLIC MEETING  – 6:00p.m., Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
Council Chambers at the Stanley Complex, 38594 Mill Road (just west of Varna

Notice, Draft & Appendices


The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

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The Communities in Bloom committee of Bluewater promotes a shoreline cleanup as part of the larger effort called the The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. This is the sixth year. In our second year we covered 9 km of shoreline.. Increasingly high water levels makes the cleanup smaller and more difficult.

We are all aware of the problems created by plastics in our oceans and lakes. Removing plastic while we can still see it reduces the overall problem on Lake Huron. This is also an opportunity to remove tires, gabion wire, drainage pipe and lumber debris.

This year’s cleanup will take place before May 27. Some of you cleanup without joining. Without a large item pickup again this year, you may need some help. You must contact Harlie Johnston to arrange pickup.
If you are interested in assisting please contact Harlie Johnston,

Coastal Conservation Conference Invitation

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The Lake Huron Coastal Centre is hosting it’s 10th biennial ‘Is the Coast Clear? conference, taking place May 10 – 11th at Oakwood Resort in Grand Bend. Anyone interested in Lake Huron will benefit from this excellent forum that will include Great Lakes water levels, micro-plastics, turtle species at risk, agricultural environmental concerns, and more. Anyone may attend and there is a fee for attending. A single day is $80, two days $150 and a full registration including the Gala is $225.

This year, there will also be a Gala May 10th celebrating the 20th anniversary of this organization, that includes dinner, live music, cash bar, raffle prizes and silent auction. Everyone is welcome, whether you attend the conference or not. Tickets are $75.00 per person.

For conference and Gala details, registration and tickets, see Continued