Community – Humber River

The Humber Watershed Alliance was formed in 1997 to implement Legacy: A Strategy for a Healthy Humber, Toronto and Region Conservation’s action plan for a healthy Humber ecosystem.

Humber Watershed Alliance

The Alliance is a volunteer task force comprising residents and representatives from community groups, schools and municipalities, as well as government agencies and elected officials.

The Alliance has achieved much over the last several years, including:

  • Designation of the Humber as a Canadian Heritage River.
  • Publication of an illustrated coffee table book to celebrate the Canadian Heritage Rivers designation.
  • Publication of “Crossing the Humber,” a Heritage Bridge Inventory.
  • Development of Report Cards which examine the health of the Humber River watershed.
  • Development of urban agricultural initiatives on TRCA lands.
  • Construction of fishways to restore migratory fish populations.
  • Construction of pedestrian trails and bridges.
  • Habitat restoration including reforestation and wetland creation.
  • Community events to celebrate accomplishments and acknowledge partners.
  • Heritage appreciation through hikes, monuments and building restoration.
  • Promotional materials such as brochures, posters and e-bulletins.

The Humber Watershed Alliance is not currently accepting applications. For additional volunteer opportunities, please visit our volunteer website.