Private Landowner Shoreline stabilization, Trent-Severn Waterway, Shoreline Works Permit 190274

In order to prevent erosion, the land owner is proposing to stabilize the shoreline by using irregular size river rock at a 3:1 slope. The project will result in 381m of shoreline coverage with 150 cubic meters of river rock/rip-rap. The proposed project takes place along the shore of Balsam Lake in southern Ontario, in waters falling under the jurisdiction of Parks Canada and administered by Ontario Waterways, the Trent-Severn Waterway. The proposed project is located within an area identified as hosting Blanding's Turtle (SARA Endangered) Critical Habitat.

Latest update

February 7, 2021 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Parks Canada is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.



Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site
P.O. Box 567
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 6Z6
Telephone: 705-750-4900 or 1-888-773-8888

  • Location

    • Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    External Proponent
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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