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Jul 17th, 2019
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The Green Party’s Elizabeth May with AWARE Simcoe Chair Don Morgan on Darby Road in Waverley. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May stopped at the gates of the Teedon Pit in Waverley today to express her commitment to the protection of t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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End of the road? Canada’s nature emergency News release from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society In advance of Canada Parks Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is welcoming Canada’s efforts to meet our 2020 land protection commitments and urging the federal government t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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Wasaga Beach Councillor and NVCA Chair George Watson AWARE News Network Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson has written to members of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority board to say he does not intend to step down as chair. Watson says he has worked “diligently and tirelessly” as the hea...
Jul 5th, 2019
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Reg Russwurm, Ontario Water Works Association president and director of infrastructure & public works at the Town of The Blue Mountains, hoists trophy after winning Ontario award last month. -OWWA photo Ontario Section Submission takes home ACE19 prize News release from the Ontario Water Works As...
Jul 4th, 2019
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  From Janet French Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Today Datamax Outdoor Advertising erected two more signs to help us advocate for Edwin and others’ release from prison. We put one on our home farm on Highway 92 which leads to Wasaga Beach. The highway is really busy at this time o...
Jun 6th, 2019
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The Least Bittern is assessed as ‘threatened’ on Ontario’s Species at Risk list – which means it lives here in the wild and is not yet endangered, but is likely to become so if steps are not taken to address factors threatening it. -Brandon Trentler photo Endangered species to...
Jun 6th, 2019
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UPDATE From Jack Gibbons Lake Simcoe Watch June 7 2019 On May 31st we received an email from Barrie’s bylaw enforcement officer stating that the City’s residents cannot put up lawn signs that ask Caroline Mulroney to help us save Lake Simcoe on private or public property. In response to yesterday’s L...
Jun 4th, 2019
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Anishinabekwe Vicki Monague of Chimnissing presents water from Site 41 in Ontario, the cleanest water tested  to date, to Lenca Grandmother Maria Luisa in Reitoca, Honduras, where the indigenous people are fighting a hydro-electric dam on the Petacón River. -Morgan Goertz photo By Vicki Monague ̵...
Jun 3rd, 2019
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Margaret Prophet, Kate Harries and Sandy Agnew at the Ontario Nature AGM -Noah Cole photo News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and AWARE Simcoe Ontario Nature has awarded their Steve Hounsell Greenway Award to Sandy Agnew, Chair and Margaret Prophet, Executive Director of the Simco...
May 24th, 2019
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Grandmother Josephine still inspiring   By Erin Archer AWARE News Network Inspired by the late Grandmother Josephine, local Indigenous Student Advisor Aimee Grenier-Buchwald reached out to local schools “Want to do a Water Walk? Want to do a Water Walk? Want to do a Water Walk?” she asked dozens...