Field and Stream Rescue Team

Site: Burlington

Record #: OAK4037
Last Full Update: 27 Mar 2024

Contact Information

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Primary Contact David Vyse, President; Phone: 647-461-5690; Email:
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A nonprofit environmental organization

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2001
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - registered charity ; Private

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Volunteers participate and aid in cleaning, general stream rehabilitation and native tree and shrub plantings

  • cleanups remove debris and litter from the streams and creeks to reduce potential harmful material from entering the Great Lakes
  • works with the city, conservation authorities and local community groups to improve the streams by creating more natural structures to help with erosion control, high traffic areas, dangerous public areas and fish habitat
  • plants native species to create buffer zones to filter urban water runoff (after rainfall), provide shade for the streams, and create wildlife habitat and natural areas

No formal office hours, open seasonally (spring, summer)

  • "Open House" sign outside of office when open
  • see here for upcoming projects and events
Areas Served Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions

Contact for information

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Office is located in the schoolhouse between the entrance gate and Bronte Creek
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
The Schoolhouse, Office and Education Centre
6207 Lowville Park Dr
Burlington, ON L7P 0A6
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Intersection Guelph Line and Britannia Rd
Physical Access Unknown - varies by location

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Environmental Groups
Service Categories Backyard Conservation ; Environmental Improvement Groups

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