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Nov 10th, 2017
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Livestock in watercourse can lead to bacterial and other problems – Ontario Soil Crop Improvement Association Farmers and others with projects that target environmental threats or enhance natural environments may be eligible by Mary Riley Brock Citizen Farmers and other residents looking for wa...
Sep 28th, 2017
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NVCA news release This event will celebrate the grand opening of a newly expanded accessible trail through Fort Willow, a national and provincial historic site. The trail is one of several enhancements made at the fort with funding from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. When: Friday, S...
Sep 13th, 2017
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events NVCA news release The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to help the birds and bees by planting trees and restoring streamside habitat in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 16 at 9:30 a.m., volunteers ...
Aug 29th, 2017
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From NVCA: Board Meeting Highlights August 25, 2017 Review of the June 23, 2017 flood event Peter Alm, NVCA’s Water Resource Engineer, provided board members with an overview of the June 23, 2017, flood event that took place in the southern portion of the watershed. The 100-year storm saw 113 mm of r...
Jun 21st, 2017
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From the Council of Canadians The Council of Canadians is condemning the Trudeau government’s response to the review on the Navigation Protection Act and its announcement that it will leave 99% of waterways unprotected in Canada. This move breaks the Liberal promise to restore protections lost when t...
Jun 16th, 2017
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Province may grant new powers, funding channels to the environmental agencies By Chris Simon Barrie Advance Local conservation authorities will have the power to stop any construction that doesn’t comply to their regulations under a proposed set of rule changes being considered by the Ontario governm...
May 30th, 2017
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By Miriam King, Bradford Times Faced with the need to reduce phosphorus loading of Lake Simcoe, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is thinking “outside of the box.” So far, phosphorus reduction programs have only succeeded in keeping pace with growth and the increasing urbanization within ...
May 9th, 2017
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News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority holds its annual Arbour Day tree sale on Saturday, May 13. There are two tree sale locations. NVCA’s forestry staff will be on-hand to answer questions at the tree sale at Tiffin Centre for Conservation, 8195 8th Line of Essa, a...
Apr 13th, 2017
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Get your hands dirty for a good cause! Looking for a worthwhile community project for you, your family, school or group? We’re looking for volunteers to help with streamside tree planting! May 6, 2017, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Collingwood Help plan...
Apr 5th, 2017
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By David Strachan, Midhurst Tim Lotimer is no stranger to water issues. Tim is a senior hydrogeologist and geoscientist and throughout his long career, he has consulted for many municipalities and regions in southern Ontario. He also teaches Earth Sciences at McMaster University. Lotimer was retained...