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Apr 16th, 2019
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May 2017: Flooding across Simcoe, Muskoka, GTA CBC News A day after the PCs tabled their first budget, the government notified conservation authorities that the province will be reducing payments to flood management programs by half. Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) is losing around $100,00...
Mar 29th, 2019
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Beaver River wetlands – Friends of the Greenbelt photo Lakehead prof focusing research on Lake Simcoe, Visiting McGill professor offers ideas for carbon capture By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters Scientists and academics around the world are tackling one of the biggest issues of our time: climat...
Mar 22nd, 2019
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Nottawasaga River – NVCA photo Highlights of the March 22, 2019 board of directors meeting From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority The board of directors approved NVCA’s 2019 budget. The budget came in at $4.9 million, up $184,600 from 2018. Funds from municipal levy represent 49% of...
Mar 22nd, 2019
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Jack Gibbons From Jack Gibbons Lake Simcoe Watch This morning I made a deputation at the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority’s (LSRCA) Board of Directors meeting. On behalf of Lake Simcoe Watch, I asked the Board Members to direct their staff to work with the Province of Ontario and the Governm...
Mar 6th, 2019
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From the Severn Sound Environmental Association website Current Employment Opportunities: –Watershed Monitoring Lead – Full-time/Permanent (One position available at the SSEA Office in Port McNicoll) Application Deadline: April 1, 2019 at 4:30 PM Job Posting – 1 Full-time Position S...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Deputy Premier Christine Elliott ‘This failure of leadership to protect the lake is simply unacceptable and must not be allowed to continue’ Letter from Jack Gibbons, Lake Simcoe Watch to to NewmarketToday Re: Proposed sewage plant debate fires up as Newmarket mayor warns growth will soon...
Feb 10th, 2019
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Singer and environmentalist Sarah Harmer Friday February 22: Sarah will be joined by Tim Gray, Jeff Monague, Becky Big Canoe, and the Caswell Choir Lions From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Environmental Defence and the Lake Simcoe Rescue Coalition We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Harme...
Feb 3rd, 2019
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday February 10th, 2 – 4 PM at Innisfil Lakeshore Library 967 Innisfil Beach Rd, Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3 Get some well deserved slaps on the back (for winning on Bill 66!) Enjoy hot drinks and snacks with your lake’s greatest environm...
Jan 31st, 2019
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Utopia Pond -NVCA photo From Friends of the Utopia Gristmill & Park Please join us for a community Open House about the Vision for the Utopia Conservation Area. When Saturday February 2 and Sunday February 3 – 10am to 1pm Where  Utopia Hall (8396 6th Line, Utopia) For more information call ...
Jan 29th, 2019
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Councillor Scott Macpherson Expert confirms Conservation Authority key in reducing climate change burden News release from LSRCA The L​ake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority’s Annual General Meeting was abuzz after guest speaker, climate change expert, Dr. Blair Feltmate’s talk​​ about ...