Public Notice

Bayfield Annual Dredging at the mouth of the Bayfield River - 2021 – Public Comments Invited


April 15th, 2021 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada must determine whether the proposed Bayfield Annual Dredge project located in Bayfield, ON is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


To help inform this determination, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice <> on the Registry website.


Written comments must be submitted by May 15th, 2021 to:

Jacqueline Blanchette

867 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON, L7S1A1



The Proposed Project


The Municipality of Bluewater, with support from Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Small Craft Harbours branch, is planning to perform an annual dredge of their harbour located on the shores of Lake Huron at the mouth of the Bayfield River in the village of Bayfield. Approximately 2900 cubic metres will be dredged using a barge excavator and trucks to haul the dredge out of river. The dredge will occur towards the end of May.


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