Lake Simcoe Basin’s Natural Capital: The Value of the Watershed’s Ecosystem Services
David Suzuki Foundation and partners
Authored by: Sara Wilson
Partners: Friends of Greenbelt Foundation, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Cities, Biodiversity Ontario, eco-assets, economics, water systems, natural capital
This study quantifies the value of ecosystem goods and services provided by Ontario’s Lake Simcoe watershed. At a minimum these benefits are estimated to be worth more than $975 million per year.
The report is a collaboration between the David Suzuki Foundation, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, and the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority.