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Dec 6th, 2019
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Ramara Township wants to be able to opt out of conservation authority services; ‘Quite frankly, most of what (they do) we have the staff to do it’ By: Jessica Owen Orillia Today Ramara Township is looking to opt out of the services the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority provides an...
Nov 24th, 2019
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Minesing Wetlands From Nature Conservancy of Canada  Here’s a chance to secure the future of 80 acres of wetland, the only Canadian home of the Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, and a key resource to assist in controlling floods and providing clean water for nearby communities. Giving Tuesday ...
Nov 23rd, 2019
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‘There’s some wording confusion that’s taking place between the province and municipalities,’ councillor says By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today For Coun. Mariane McLeod’s first motion before council since being sworn in, she has decided to make an environmental impact. First read during ...
Nov 21st, 2019
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Strong and strategic protections needed in the Lake Simcoe watershed Aurora, Ontario News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust Next week, two conservation organizations share their strategies and mapping research for protecting natural areas in the Lake Simcoe w...
Nov 12th, 2019
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition We hope you can join the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust for this free event: The state of natural areas protection in the Lake Simcoe Watershed and the nearby Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt, and what we can do about it. When: Thu...
Oct 1st, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, found for the first time in Canada, in the Minesing Wetlands in 2007. The following is Chris Evans’ submission to the ECCC Recovery Strategy Team, September 30, 2019: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on this important proposed Federal Recovery Strategy fo...
Sep 29th, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly – Chris Evans photo Update October 1 2019 – link to Chris Evans submission. Even though it is past the consultation deadline of September 30 2019 set by Canada Wildlife Services, you may still contact them to express concern, and let your elected representat...
Sep 8th, 2019
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by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Wasaga Beach councillor will continue his tenure as chair of the conservation authority. At its Aug. 23 meeting, the board of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority decided not to ask for George Watson’s resignation, even though his municipality had expressed the view...
Aug 30th, 2019
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Nottawasaga River By Shawn Micallef Toronto Star Threats come in various forms. Some are natural. There’s a plaque in the Humber River floodplain, just below the Old Mill subway station, that tells the tale of how Hurricane Hazel killed 81 people across various GTA watersheds in 1954. Another plaque ...
Aug 23rd, 2019
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NVCA CAO Doug Hevenor and Vice-Chairs Keith White and Donna Jebb. -AWARE Simcoe photo UPDATED Sept. 28 2019 Discussion of Yurek letter cut short  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority directors have decided Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson will continue to ...