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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Jun 21st, 2017
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From the Council of Canadians The Council of Canadians is condemning the Trudeau government’s response to the review on the Navigation Protection Act and its announcement that it will leave 99% of waterways unprotected in Canada. This move breaks the Liberal promise to restore protections lost when t...
Jun 16th, 2017
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Province may grant new powers, funding channels to the environmental agencies By Chris Simon Barrie Advance Local conservation authorities will have the power to stop any construction that doesn’t comply to their regulations under a proposed set of rule changes being considered by the Ontario governm...
May 9th, 2017
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News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority holds its annual Arbour Day tree sale on Saturday, May 13. There are two tree sale locations. NVCA’s forestry staff will be on-hand to answer questions at the tree sale at Tiffin Centre for Conservation, 8195 8th Line of Essa, a...
Apr 13th, 2017
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Get your hands dirty for a good cause! Looking for a worthwhile community project for you, your family, school or group? We’re looking for volunteers to help with streamside tree planting! May 6, 2017, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Collingwood Help plan...
Apr 5th, 2017
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By David Strachan, Midhurst Tim Lotimer is no stranger to water issues. Tim is a senior hydrogeologist and geoscientist and throughout his long career, he has consulted for many municipalities and regions in southern Ontario. He also teaches Earth Sciences at McMaster University. Lotimer was retained...
Dec 12th, 2016
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News release from AWARE Simcoe Last week, members of AWARE Simcoe learned that a campaign they started almost four years ago has finally been successful. Liberal Transport Minister Marc Garneau has notified some local municipalities that the Nottawasaga River has been included in the small number of ...
Dec 7th, 2016
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Liberal government adds river to list under Navigable Waters By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun The Nottawasaga River is once again protected under federal legislation. In October, the federal government added the river to the list of rivers and lakes protected under the Navigation Protection Act. Several area ...
Dec 7th, 2016
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AWARE News Network We did it! Thanks to you, the Nottawasaga River has been added to the schedule of the Navigation Protection Act. Only two rivers have had their protection restored by the Liberal government. The other is the Nass River in British Columbia. The reason? The Canada Gazette listing of ...
Nov 25th, 2016
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Some of the concerned Wasaga Beach residents who attended a county council hearing on the Easdale wetland. Among them – front row, fourth from right – is Town Councillor Sylvia Bray. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries – AWARE News Network Some 30 Wasaga Beach residents watched from...
Nov 23rd, 2016
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Plaque presentation: from left, Andrew Campomizzi, Research Scientist, Bird Ecology and Conservation Ontario; Richard Kelly, OTF Grant Review Team member for Simcoe-York; Zoé Lebrun-Southcott, Executive Director, Bird Ecology and Conservation Ontario. -Gerald Morris photo News release from Bird Ecolo...