Enhancing Island Lake



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Local Leadership at Island Lake Conservation Area

The Friends of Island Lake (FOIL) were established in 2005 as a fundraising committee under the Credit Valley Conservation Foundation. The Friends were formed to enhance community involvement and awareness of the need to expand the current trail system at Island Lake Conservation Area. The Friends of Island Lake are local residents and community members dedicated to ensuring that the community and its visitors benefit from quality educational, interpretive and recreational opportunities at Island Lake Conservation Area.

The Friends of Island Lake officially meet four times per year in Orangeville. To learn more about how you can volunteer or get involved, please contact Sharlene Hardwar at sharlene.hardwar@cvc.ca or 905-670-1615 x557

Current Priorities

  1. The construction of a 1.1 acre natural playground
  2. The construction of a covered bridge.
  3. Trail upgrades and accessibility improvements to the Vicki Barron Lakeside Trail
  4. Enhancements to the Island Lake on Water Amphitheatre

A History of Success

In support of Island Lake Conservation Area, the Friends of Island Lake have:

  •  Raised more than $2.6 million in donations (cash and in-kind labour and materials)
  •  Completed more than 10 kilometers of fully accessible trail at Island Lake Conservation Area
  •  Contributed more than 10,000 volunteer hours each year
  •  Hosted 11 incredible Bass Fishing Derbies that have attracted hundreds of visitors

Three ways you can support Island Lake

1. Make an online donation today.

2. Make a donation via mail or phone.  You can download our printable CVCF donation form and return with your cheque of money order or call 905-670-1615 to make a donation by credit card.

3. Get your business or community organization involved. You have the opportunity to have a direct and profound impact on our community. Whether it is through sponsorships, donations, services or volunteers there are countless ways we can work together. Please contact Jon MacMull, Acting Executive Director, at 905-670-1615 x385 or jon.macmull@cvc.ca.

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