The Canton Chamber of Commerce is a local business network that works closely with businesses and members to create a stronger community.
What's Your Nature?
Become a Nature Up North explorer to share your encounters with wild things and wild places in New York's North Country. Post your wildlife sightings, landscape shots, photos from your outings, and even you organization's events!
Nature Up North
60 Main Street
Biology Dept. St. Lawrence Univ.
Canton, NY 13617
New York's Great Lakes Ecosystem Education Exchange (NYGLEEE) is a program administered by New York Sea Grant and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, partnering with educators in New York's Great Lakes watershed to develop an experiential environmental education program focusing on Great Lakes Literacy Principles and stewardship. NYGLEEE aims to:
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation/ Natural Heritage Trust
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
The St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management, also known as the SLELO PRISM is one of 8 PRISM’s in NYS with a region encompassing Oneida, Oswego, and Lewis, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties.
PRISM’s are a collaborative effort between numerous principal and cooperating partners throughout the state. Some of these partners include but are not limited to: Ducks Unlimited, New York Sea Grant, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation and the Cornell Cooperative Extension.
SLELO Prism/NNY Nature Conservancy
269 Ouderkirk Road , NY
Pulaski, NY 13142
Save The River is the leading grassroots environmental advocate working to protect and preserve the Upper St. Lawrence River.
Since 1978 Save The River has worked with thousands of year-round and seasonal members, on both the U.S. and Canadian sides of the River, to ensure that the upper St. Lawrence River is protected for future generations. Our advocacy positions - from acting as a watchdog on St. Lawrence Seaway issues to fighting for environmentally sound water levels regulation - are based on independent science and community outreach.
Save the River
409 Riverside Drive
Clayton, NY 13624
The Grasse River Heritage Area Development Corporation (GRH) , a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of New York State exists to develop and promote cultural, economic, educational and recreational opportunities, and to improve the aesthetic appearance and environmental quality within the Grasse River Corridor in the village and Town of Canton.
Grasse River Heritage
P.O. Box 734
Canton, NY 13617
We are a non-profit organization working to conserve the natural beauty, diverse wildlife habitats, water quality and outdoor recreation opportunities of the 1000 Islands region, for present and future generations! Since 1985, TILT has helped safeguard the regional landscape by accepting conservation easements, acquiring property and by establishing accessible areas available for public enjoyment. Currently, TILT protects over 8,200 acres of land, both fee-owned land and conservation easements, including important wetland, grassland and woodland habitat.
Thousand Islands Land Trust
PO Box 238
135 John St.
Clayton, NY 13624
The Mission of the St. Lawrence Land Trust is to protect privately-owned open space through voluntary means within the watersheds of the rivers that flow north out of the Adirondack Mountains to the St. Lawrence River. Our focus is the rivers crossing St. Lawrence County, New York, outside of the Blue Line of the Adirondack Park. We work with willing landowners to conserve ecologically, culturally, and recreationally important elements of the landscape, while maintaining the private ownership of the land.
Indian Creek Nature Center consists of approximately 320 acres located within the Upper and Lower Lakes Wildlife Management Area in the town of Canton in New York State. The center borders flooded lands between the Oswegatchie and Grasse Rivers designed to enhance waterfowl habitat. The center contains approximately 7.9 miles of trails, including a handicapped accessible boardwalk trail through a marsh to an overlook with expansive views of Upper and Lower Lakes Wildlife Management Area.
Indian Creek Nature Center
Canton, NY 13617
The Local Living Venture is working towards a resilient local economy through rural skills building, community education, and dynamic infrastructure development. We work to inspire people to adopt more local, healthy, and sustainbale ways of living by promoting local agriculture, green building, renewable energy, and sustainable forestry. We want to see local farms and many other rural interprises succeed by participating in a regional economic system based on fullfilling the needs of local people in the North Country.
The Laurentian Chapter’s mission, like the mission of the Adirondack Mountain Club overall, comprises three aims: providing human-powered outdoor recreational opportunities, providing natural-resource-oriented educational opportunities, and conserving our natural resources.