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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Nov 18th, 2016
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The Bobolink -Jennifer Howard photo Exploring Conservation on Farms from  Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Agricultural fields provide homes for grassland birds like the Bobolink and Eastern Meadowlark. This workshop for farmers will look at best practices for managing hay and pastures that ...
Nov 17th, 2016
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Municipalities don’t recover the full cost of stormwater management, according to report from Diane Saxe CBC News Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner wants homeowners to pay an additional fee to deal with flooding. Dianne Saxe, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, calls on every mu...
Nov 13th, 2016
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Proposed policy is a recipe for inaction and delay from Ontario Nature Prior to the 2014 provincial election, Premier Kathleen Wynne pledged to reverse wetland loss by 2025. Accordingly, the Province has proposed a new wetland conservation strategy, which is open for public comment until November 16,...
Nov 11th, 2016
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By Gisele Winton Sarvis Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin Due to onshore winds, the sediment has filled in to the point where you can hop across the opening and it’s only two-feet deep, reported Kevin Lalonde, director of public works to the Committee of the Whole. Lalonde approached committee looking ...
Sep 28th, 2016
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By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A controversial proposal to develop a property on the eastern boundary of Wasaga Beach will move on to the next stage. On Tuesday, town councillors approved an official plan amendment for five hectares of land on Eastdale Drive, over the protestations of residents who claim th...
Sep 27th, 2016
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Highlights of the September 23 board meeting News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Next Board Meeting: October 28, 2016, at Barrie City Hall For the full meeting agenda including documents and reports, visit nvca.on.ca/about/boardofdirectors Following a nine-month pilot proj...
Sep 26th, 2016
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From Protect Wasaga Beach Wetlands (residents’ group) THE ISSUE. Proposal to amend the Official Plan of the Town of Wasaga Beach thus laying the groundwork for a Developer to build up to 156 Townhouse units on lands designated Provincially Significant Wetlands. AN UPDATE IS PROVIDED HEREUNDER •...
Sep 23rd, 2016
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News release from AWARE Simcoe Simcoe County should not be acting as an agent for a developer in pursuing a costs award, a spokesperson for AWARE Simcoe says. “AWARE Simcoe believes it is totally inappropriate for County lawyer Marshall Green to be representing both the County and Tecumseth Estates i...
Sep 20th, 2016
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  New Tecumseth Free Press The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s (NVCA) pilot project which was to reduce the size of its board of directors from 27 to 18 is at an end this month, and in its place is a move to make it permanent. The NVCA board meets this Friday, and a recommenati...
Sep 20th, 2016
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Major salmon migration event includes nature walk with conservation experts, gourmet meal, FREE kids lunch and entertainment From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust is holding a major event in Collingwood from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, October 1st. See the Salmon Run i...