Love the Marsh! Campaign – Our goal is to raise $500,000 over the next five years to improve trails and signage, replace and install benches, replace aging viewing platforms, manage dominant introduced (invasive) species, enhance the main entrance, install washrooms and to continue our community education, interpretative and stewardship initiatives at the Oshawa Second Marsh and McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve.
Let’s De-Phrag the Marsh! Project– Donate to FSM to support the Let’s De-Phrag the Marsh! Project, a multi-year project to manage the spread of Invasive Phragmites, an invasive species that is negatively impacting the ecological health of the Marsh and the McLaughlin Bay Wildlife Reserve. Should the Project be completed remaining funds shall be transferred to the Operating Fund.
Celebrate Your Milestones With Us – Donate to FSM to celebrate milestones – birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, births, graduations, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, etc. The gift recipient will receive a card acknowledging the gift and, at the request of the donor, the gift will also be acknowledged in the FSM newsletter.
Carbon Offset– Donate to FSM as a carbon offset to compensate for your energy use and carbon production and contribute to a cleaner, greener world.
Memorial Donation –Donations in memory of family or friends are welcome. A card and charitable tax receipt will be issued to the donor. At the request of the donor, a card will be sent to the family to inform them of the donation and acknowledged in the FSM newsletter.
Mail – You may also mail a cheque made out to Friends of Second Marsh along with the completed Support Us Form (pdf) to: Friends of Second Marsh PO Box 31003 RPO Kingsway Village Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8N9 You can also call our office at (905) 723-5047 (voicemail) and ask for a Support Us Form (pdf) to be mailed to you.
Friends of Second Marsh is a registered Canadian Charity. Charitable Number 89793 2091 RR0001
Offer In-kind Services/Materials At times, Friends of Second Marsh requires assistance. As needs arise they will be posted here. Current needs include help with social media and maintaining our website. If you or your organization/company can help in any way, please let us know. Call and leave us a message at (905) 723-5047 (voicemail) and we will get back to you within two business days.