Committee members

Committee Members 2023-2024 Term


Anne Marie Gillis (council rep)

Rachel Veilleux (city rep)

Brittany Jenkins (chair)

Ati Powell (vice chair)

Mike Berkevens

Karina Delorey

Michael Kent

Steve Loxton

Larry Luther

Mark Mathieu

Kent Nickel

Winston Ramharry

John Taraborrelli

John Timar

Vedran Vukosavljevic


About the committee

The Bluewater Trails Committee is a Committee of Council, providing advice and operational expertise regarding the city’s network of trails.

Current members serve until January 1/2025. Council accepts applications for the 2025-2026 term during the Fall of 2024.

New Look for Website

Welcome to our refreshed website, designed for easier use with mobile devices. We will be making small adjustments here and there for a couple weeks to get everything just right.

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Howard Watson Trail connects to Lambton College

Sarnia Council, at it\’s sept. 9/19 meeting, approved a side-extension of the Howard Watson Trail that passes across Finch Drive and lead directly into the campus of Lambton College. The Committee is funding 20% of the $278,000 cost, with another $30,000 coming from Lambton College and a provincial grant covering the rest. Cope Construction did

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Ecological Significance of the Howard Watson Nature Trail

The Howard Watson Nature Trail (HWNT) is a remnant prairie, a habitat-type that at one time covered much of southern Ontario. Temperate grasslands and savannahs are among the most endangered ecosystems worldwide. In Ontario, less than 0.5% of the historic prairie and savannah areas remain. Because these ecosystems are so rare, many of the species

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Resurfacing the Howard Watson Trail (watch video)

Watch a 2-minute video showing the resurfacing in action! Click on link below:   (above) The city, in concert with the Bluewater Trails Committee, is working to widen and smoothen portions of the Howard Watson trail. Here, just west of the Blackwell Road gateway, a work crew painstakingly applies fine screenings onto the trail. This

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