Jul 11th, 2012
Metrus withdraws request for Maple Lake Estates special dealFrom Save the East Gwillimbury Forest - July 11 2012Metrus Development Inc. has withdrawn its request for a special deal (“Minutes of Settlement”) with the Region of York with respect to its Maple Lake Estates (MLE) development in the Town o...
Jun 12th, 2012
Letters to the Stouffville editor YorkRegion.comLake’s improvement result of stewardshipJun 07, 2012Re: Lake needs help, councillor, letter to the editor by K. Barclay, May 24.Our lake is not a child pleading for help as K. Barclay puts it. It’s more like a flower blooming under the stewardship of ma...
Jun 4th, 2012
Starting today, you’ll pay to visit public park By Sean Pearce Simcoe. Com May 31 2012 Starting tomorrow, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority will be expecting you to cough up some cash if you plan on visiting Scanlon Creek Conservation Area. As of June 1, those entering the park by ...
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...