Waskesiu Foundation - Enhancing the Waskesiu Experience

A charitable organization supporting recreational, social, cultural and environmental activities that enhance the Waskesiu experience

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Our biggest project was Bears on the Beach playground

Our first project was resurfacing the tennis courts

Completed Projects

Where a project appears as a link, click on it to go to the page with the photo gallery for that project.

Cultural    

  • Bandstand site - Lookout, benches and landscaping       

  • Foot bridge repair in cottage area    

  • Townsite Beautification – flower planters    

  • Heritage building signage    

  • Support for Reel Rave Film Festival    

  • Support for Friends of the Park (including Grey Owl history and artifacts presentation room)     

  • Support for PANP Heritage Driving Tour brochure  

  • Support for the Waskesiu Heritage Museum     

  • Support for Waskesiu “branding” project with Parks Canada     

  • Support for Waskesiu Heritage Museum camp kitchen     

  • Support for Waskesiu Heritage Museum "Benches of Waskesiu" heritage project     

  • Support for Waskesiu Lakeside Festival    

  • Support for Grey Owl International Film Festival    

        
Environmental    

  • Lobstick Tree Renewal    

  • Waskesiu Golf Course tree renewal    

  • Native plant and flower gardens     

  • New "bat house" near Community Hall     

  • Spruce budworm "Save our Spruce" tree protection program     

  • Tree planting program in Waskesiu townsite     

  • Waskesiu Firefighters – Turbo draft monitor, Blitzfire Portable monitor, FLIR thermal image camera     

Signage on completed camp kitchen.

Recreational

        
Social