This Area may soon Disappear, if not for Your Help!

If this place looks familiar … Read on
A proposed HydroElectric development will drastically change High Falls on the Grassy River. The scenic beauty of these rapids and waterfall, only 23 km from downtown Timmins, will be lost forever as the river flow is forced into a large pipe to feed the turbine and generator. The falls, as we now know it, will cease to exist. The preliminary work has already started as an environmental screening process is now happening. Public input will be sought probably in early Spring 2008 or 2009 or 2010 or 2011 or 2012 - Who knows ?

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High Falls Background Information Link

Google Map/Panoramio Showing Area of the Proposed Dam

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Jan. 19, 2008

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Email Note and Pic of the Day from a concerned local business

High falls is the key attraction of the 'Grassy River Canoe
Expedition' one of the most popular offerings to our international
eco-tourists. We are opposed to any proposal that results in the
destruction of this geological 'gem' within the city with a heart of
The attached photos were taken last July during a trip with guests from Chicago.

All the best with your efforts, J.C. Santos

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