Here are a few links to sites of interest.
Swimming Lessons in Canada
Canadian Red Cross – Swimming Lessons
Citizen Science. As more people share and record what they see around them, we get a better understanding of the world around us. Good science needs all the information it can get and it is easy to help scientists around the world by sharing what you see.
Birds Canada – Volunteer
Citizen Monitoring – Seven Cool Apps
Directory of Citizen Science
Stop the Spread of Invasive Species
Swim Guide. Water quality for over 7,000 beaches around the world
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s “The Swim Guide“
Outfitters. Good gear is a great place to start
Adventure Attic – Dundas, Ontario
Great Lakes Culture Cam
tvo’s Why The Great Lakes Matter
tvo’s The Great Lakes: An ecosystem in peril
TED talks – What’s So Great About The Great Lakes