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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Nov 12th, 2018
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Photo shows Thundering Waters wetlands where offsetting scheme was tried in past. Development advocates at recent Growth Plan consultation by province urged wetland offsetting be permitted by change to provincial regulation. By Dr. John Bacher November 9 2018 On November 8, 2108 the newly elected Ont...
Sep 16th, 2018
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From Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Location: 1170 Hwy 26, Midhurst (SCDSB Education Centre), Coldwater Room Blue Thumb Landscaping: Got a Green Thumb? This is for you! Join NVCA’s Healthy Waters Program​ Coordinator Shannon S...
Sep 9th, 2018
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events in Stayner, Shelburne and the Minesing Wetlands this September. -NVCA photo News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to plant trees in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 15, fr...
Sep 4th, 2018
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NVCA staff conduct electrofishing study in Beeton Creek, fall 2017 News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority There’s something fishy planned for Beeton Creek this fall. Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN) are working to restor...
Aug 27th, 2018
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from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority New Lowell Dam Safety Review The board approved the use of funds to support a safety review of the New Lowell Dam in Clearview. The dam, built in 1967, requires a safety review every 10 years. The project will cost $51,000, with half of the funds com...
Aug 5th, 2018
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From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust On August 18th the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust will be going head-to-head with Phragmites Australis, an invasive grass that grows so thick that turtles become trapped and die. “It’s an extremely fast-growing, invasive, non-native grass,” says George Powe...
Jul 2nd, 2018
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NVCA Board of Director Meeting Highlights June 22, 2018 – from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Peter Alm, Water Resource Engineer, and Kristopher Robinson, GIS Technologist, presented the results of NVCA’s recently completed Watershed Flood Risk Assessment. The study looked at the...
Apr 19th, 2018
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NVCA’s Conservation Champions NVCA news release  Volunteers, land stewards and community partners took centre stage at the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s Evening of Thanks on April 17. The event, held during National Volunteer Week, celebrated the contributions of individuals, organizati...
Apr 16th, 2018
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Hines Emerald Dragonfly -Chris Evans photo Only known Canadian site for the endangered Hine’s emerald dragonfly NCC News release April 11 2018 The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced the protection of an additional 43 hectares (107 acres) in the Minesing Wetlands. Located 12 kilometres...
Feb 28th, 2018
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority: Highlights of February 23 board meeting The board endorsed management plans for two donated conservation lands properties Springwater. The management plans outline ecological and geological features of each property, and suggest potential recreation...