May 27-28, 2016 at the Rene Caisse Theatre in Bracebridge


Register for the 2016 Muskoka Summit on the Environment by April 30th for Early-Bird rates!


Solutions for a Warming World


Environment vs Economy: Resolving the Dichotomy


Perspectives on Biodiversity Loss



Summit News & Communiqués

  • Student Opportunities at 2016 MSE

    Poster Session
    The 2016 Muskoka Summit on the Environment (MSE) is providing several opportunities for students to get involved while promoting environmental research in the Muskoka River Watershed.
    MSE is accepting applications until February 26th for the second disbursement of the MSE […]

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  • Communique: Environment vs Economy

    Needed: A New Economy for a Finite Planet
    Our planet is finite. We use and alter the earth’s environment to sustain our economy, which, therefore must also be finite and incapable of perpetual growth. Humans are now so numerous and so […]

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  • Graduate Student Research Supported by MSE

    Sarah Hasnain, PhD candidate at Queens University, has won the first ever Muskoka Summit on the Environment (MSE) Research Award. The award, in the amount of $7,500, supports graduate student environmental research within Muskoka in fields related to environmental science, […]

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  • Environment vs Economy: Resolving the Dichotomy

     By Andrea Smith
    Learning to live within the limits of our planet is one of the biggest challenges facing humankind. Yet, we often forget how tightly our economy is linked to the environment, and how essential a healthy environment is for a […]

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  • Biodiversity Summit: Questions

    During the course of our two-day 2012 Summit, we encouraged participants to provide us with their ideas, suggestions, and questions on the topic of Biodiversity. Their comments were captured under the headings of “Revelations”, “Solutions”, and “Questions Unanswered”; they are provided […]

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More than just sessions at the 2016 Summit!

Students, researchers and businesses can highlight their work at the 2016 Summit. Here's how:

Students can apply for the MSE Research Grant to support graduate student environmental research within the Muskoka River Watershed in the fields of environmental science, resource studies and/or policy. Submission deadline is February 26, 2016 by 4:00 pm.

MSE Research Grant

Researchers are invited to submit an abstract for posters that describe innovative and exciting research in the fields of environmental science or studies/policy related to our broad theme of proposing creative solutions to address the issue of climate change.

Poster Session

Businesses and organizations can highlight their efforts to reduce the impact of climate change and adapt to the coming climate by sponsoring the 2016 Muskoka Summit on the Environment. Starting at just $50, one of our four levels of sponsorship is just right for you!

Become a Sponsor