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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Mar 8th, 2020
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Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and The Couchiching Conservancy co-hosting forum Couchiching Conservancy news release  More green equals better blue. That’s the message of an event planned for landowners and residents committed to environmental health in the Lake Simcoe region. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Co...
Feb 25th, 2020
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The homemade, wind-powered iceboat that was used to circumnavigate Lake Simcoe. by Claire Malcolmson Barrie Advance Texas Constantine and Leslie Stevens of Lefroy circumnavigated Lake Simcoe on a homemade, wind-powered iceboat this past weekend to raise funds for the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition. The...
Feb 21st, 2020
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Recent Ontario environment ministry invitation-only consultation on Conservation Authorities. -Conservation Ontario photo From Kelsey Scarfone Environmental Defence  Over the last several weeks, the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks has been hosting invitation-only in-person consultatio...
Feb 20th, 2020
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  By Wendy Burton Toronto Star First came the deluge — six inches of spring rain on snow over five days. River levels rose seven meters above normal. Then came destruction — $52 million in today’s dollars, more than 1,000 homes and businesses damaged beyond repair, a man swept from a rescue boat...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution has risen by more than 30% under Ontario’s protection plan – but working together, we can reduce phosphorous, protect fisheries and stop algae blooms From Lake Simcoe Watch Today we are releasing our new report: Cleaning-Up Lake Simcoe: A Discussion Pape...
Jan 17th, 2020
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North Gwillimbury wetland – Tim Hagen photo Georgina moves to prohibit development on Maple Lake Estates’ wetlands and woodlands From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance At its meeting yesterday, Georgina Town Council examined the implications of the Local Planning Appeal Tribu...
Jan 15th, 2020
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Nina Bifolchi Staff will look into storm-water management, legal services, transit, water and wastewater to find efficiencies as part of regional governance review By: Jessica Owen Orillia Matters While the province’s regional governance review fizzled out, the County of Simcoe is still looking at wa...
Jan 5th, 2020
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Lake Simcoe – LSRCA photo Township says it doesn’t need conservation authority; ‘Ramara definitely did benefit and would continue to benefit,’ CAO says By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters December 19 2019 The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is “disappointed” at the com...
Dec 20th, 2019
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Ramara operations are not addressed in this plan News release from SOS Beaverton  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We want to acknowledge the fantastic support we have received with over 12,000 signatories to our petition to stop the agricultural pollution into Lake Simcoe from the Goodyear Farm o...
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...