May 17th, 2012
Plant residue is unsightly but safe, says conservation authority stafferBy Chris Simon Innisfil Scope May 16 2012When the ice receded from Cathy Hampshire's Lake Simcoe shoreline, a thick dark 'sludge' rolled in....
May 2nd, 2012
By Mark Pavilons King Sentinel April 25 2012The Dufferin Marsh is an ecological oasis in Schomberg, but even Mother Nature needs some help now and then.Maintaining and enhancing the Marsh takes time and effort and recent work on the area has uncovered some urgent matters that need to be addressed....
Apr 23rd, 2012
Authority awaits more informationBy Amanda Persico Yorkregion.com Apr 20, 2012While the Upper York Sewage Solution is in the site selection process for a sewage plant in East Gwillimbury, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority has not yet weighed in on the issue. The plan is to discharge treat...
Feb 23rd, 2012
Conservation authority prepares strategies for next few years By Amanda Persico My Kawartha Feb 21, 2012 (DURHAM REGION) The area conservation authority aims to protect a key resource – drinking water — as development intensifies along most parts of the Lake Simcoe shoreline. Read more ...
Feb 10th, 2012
LSRCA news release – February 7, 2012 Newmarket – Conservation Authority acquires large tract of environmentally sensitive land. The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) has just purchased 34.4 hectares (85 acres) of land comprised of the most diverse and least disturbed bog ...
Feb 4th, 2012
Ontario Nature news release February 2 2012 TORONTO – On World Wetlands Day, the Ontario government deserves credit for significantly increasing the level of protection for wetlands from some of the highest threats that wetlands face across the Greenbelt, according to a new report from conserva...
Jan 31st, 2012
Brock Township councillors want funding for any watershed plands by Mary Riley My Kawartha Jan 31, 2012 (BROCK TWP) It’s time for the mouse that roared. In a nutshell, Brock Township councillors are certainly not averse to protecting the waterways. But, they don’t want to be faced with m...
Nov 7th, 2011
For the Howards, environmentalism is multi-generationalAWARE Simcoe November 6 2011At the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority “watershed heroes” awards on October 27, Jennifer Howard of Big Bay Point received the Education Award, and her son Jeff Howard received the Ernie Crossland Young Conser...
Oct 20th, 2011
By Mary Riley Kawartha Media Group Oct 20, 2011 LINDSAY — While the City of Kawartha Lakes may not be home to a lake as big as Lake Simcoe, the importance and challenges of maintaining such precious resources were highlighted at a special council meeting on Tuesday (Oct. 17). Read more ...
Sep 1st, 2011
‘Innovation’ could help solve Upper York Region’s future waste problems By Chris Simon Innisfil Scope August 31 2011 York Region is looking for ways to handle sewage from a growing population, and part of that solution may involve Lake Simcoe. Read more ...