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 ...
Jul 28th, 2011
Phosphorus removal saves nunicipalities $300,000 a year - Ducks Unlimited studyDucks Unlimited news release - July 27 2011 Barrie – According to a new study by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Guelph, wetlands currently remove harmful phosphorus from Lake Simcoe and save local munic...
Jun 23rd, 2011
Phosphorous load, pharmaceuticals, Holland River among the concernFrom Campaign Lake Simcoe June 23 2011York Region has identified the “Lake Simcoe Innovative Alternative” as the tentatively recommended alternative for a sewage treatment to accommodate the nearly 100,000 new residents and 50,000 empl...
Apr 21st, 2011
Province wants region to use local lake to service future growth By Amanda Persico yorkregion.com Apr 21, 2011 he province is forcing York Region to turn Lake Simcoe into a water treatment centre to accommodate massive growth and servicing in northern York Region over the next 20 years. The region ac...
Mar 13th, 2011
But Innisfil Creek is in need of help By Laurie Watt Simcoe.com March 11 2011 INNISFIL – Lake Simcoe’s getting healthier – but Innisfil Creek continues to be one of the worst creeks in the Nottawasaga River watershed. Updating Innisfil council on their 2011 levy requests, both the Lake Simcoe...