Art Janse, Father of the Holland Marsh
- CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH26534
"Professor W.H. Day is the original father of the Holland Marsh but for the past 36 years, that role has fallen to Art Janse. On April 30th, Janse retired from his role and it is now up to the new Holland Marsh Governance body to make the new Mars...
- CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH73
Photo was taken near the Bradford Pump House at the junction of the canal and the Holland River near Hwy. 11. The pumps were flown in from Western Canada by the Armed Forces, arranged by Mr. Stoddart. A tractor was used to run the pump. Water was ...
Dyke construction to cost $1.6-million
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-08-04-04
"Protecting the Holland Marsh from another Hurricane Hazel will cost at least $1.6-million, according to figures released by the South Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority...."
The Marsh fears its dykes will not hold off another flood if a big storm...
Resigning from fight for the Holland Marsh
- CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH26537
Art Janse has been involved in the Holland Marsh all of his life, as a resident, a farmer, a Town employee for 45 years, and drainage superintendent for Bradford West Gwillimbury and King Township. Janse is retiring due to the response from many o...
Bradford West Gwillimbury Times
Rich Garden Lands Flooded When Water Overflows Dikes
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-05
"Holland Marsh residents and everyone living in this district will always remember "Hurrican [sic] Hazel" and the worst storm in Ontario's history, a storm which inundated the rich Holland Marsh gardens, ruining all crops yet to be harvested, swe...