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August 02, 2022

Volunteers further the protection of the Trumpeter Swans at the Chatsworth Marsh

Volunteers pose at Chatsworth Marsh

BY ANGIE MILAN — On July 10, Grey Sauble Conservation Authority and the Dufferin Grey ATV Club worked together to help further the protection of the Trumpeter Swans at the Chatsworth Marsh.

Delivery and installation of swan platform at Chatsworth Marsh

Dave Ernest, President of the DGATV/director of OFATV District 9, built the platform and delivered it and installed the platform in the marsh on July 29 — all in effort to deter the Swans from preening on the berm trail which has been dangerous for the Trumpeters.

Swan platform is floated into place on Chatsworth Marsh

Many thanks to Dave of the DGATV, Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, Chatsworth Angels (Viola, Chris, Angela, Phyllis), and Dianne Horvath, all of whom played an important part in promoting safety for the Trumpeters Swans nesting and growing there.

Trumpeter swans on Chatsworth Marsh

It is wonderful to see so many community groups seriously wanting to protect the Trumpeter Swans in this area. Our sincerest thanks to all involved.


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