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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Sep 28th, 2017
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NVCA news release This event will celebrate the grand opening of a newly expanded accessible trail through Fort Willow, a national and provincial historic site. The trail is one of several enhancements made at the fort with funding from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. When: Friday, S...
Sep 13th, 2017
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events NVCA news release The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to help the birds and bees by planting trees and restoring streamside habitat in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 16 at 9:30 a.m., volunteers ...
Aug 29th, 2017
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From NVCA: Board Meeting Highlights August 25, 2017 Review of the June 23, 2017 flood event Peter Alm, NVCA’s Water Resource Engineer, provided board members with an overview of the June 23, 2017, flood event that took place in the southern portion of the watershed. The 100-year storm saw 113 mm of r...
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 ...