• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Oct 16th, 2018
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Professor Ian Clark of the University of Ottawa and graduate student Hamed Mozafari take water samples at the Elmvale flow. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The pristine water that flows from the Waverley Uplands was the subject of brief but intense investigation earlier this month. Scientists from...
Oct 12th, 2018
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Oct 5th, 2018
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Jeff Lehman From Lake Simcoe Watch In response to Lake Simcoe Watch’s questionnaire, five incumbent mayors have said that their municipalities should work with the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) and the Government of Ontario to develop and implement a plan to reduce Lake Simcoe’s p...
Oct 2nd, 2018
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…and some do not – Lake Simcoe Watch questionnaire responses from Lake Simcoe Watch Barrie  In response to Lake Simcoe Watch’s questionnaire, 26 of Barrie’s municipal election candidates, including both candidates for Mayor, have said that the City of Barrie should work with the Lake Simc...
Sep 20th, 2018
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from North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance We asked the candidates for election to Georgina Town Council the following question: Do you believe the Town of Georgina should take all the necessary actions to ensure that the proposed Maple Lake Estates residential development is NOT built on the Paradise Be...
Sep 16th, 2018
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From Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Location: 1170 Hwy 26, Midhurst (SCDSB Education Centre), Coldwater Room Blue Thumb Landscaping: Got a Green Thumb? This is for you! Join NVCA’s Healthy Waters Program​ Coordinator Shannon S...
Sep 9th, 2018
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events in Stayner, Shelburne and the Minesing Wetlands this September. -NVCA photo News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to plant trees in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 15, fr...
Sep 5th, 2018
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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority planning head Rob Baldwin Excavated soil in Ontario could fill 16 Rogers Centres annually By Michael Smee · CBC News Aug 13, 2018 The construction boom around the GTA has generated a new black market for illegal soil dumps, according to environmental organiza...
Sep 4th, 2018
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NVCA staff conduct electrofishing study in Beeton Creek, fall 2017 News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority There’s something fishy planned for Beeton Creek this fall. Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN) are working to restor...
Aug 27th, 2018
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from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority New Lowell Dam Safety Review The board approved the use of funds to support a safety review of the New Lowell Dam in Clearview. The dam, built in 1967, requires a safety review every 10 years. The project will cost $51,000, with half of the funds com...