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Severn Sound Environmental Association

Jul 17th, 2019
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End of the road? Canada’s nature emergency News release from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society In advance of Canada Parks Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is welcoming Canada’s efforts to meet our 2020 land protection commitments and urging the federal government t...
Mar 6th, 2019
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From the Severn Sound Environmental Association website Current Employment Opportunities: –Watershed Monitoring Lead – Full-time/Permanent (One position available at the SSEA Office in Port McNicoll) Application Deadline: April 1, 2019 at 4:30 PM Job Posting – 1 Full-time Position S...
Feb 10th, 2019
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Singer and environmentalist Sarah Harmer Friday February 22: Sarah will be joined by Tim Gray, Jeff Monague, Becky Big Canoe, and the Caswell Choir Lions From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Environmental Defence and the Lake Simcoe Rescue Coalition We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Harme...
Oct 16th, 2018
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Professor Ian Clark of the University of Ottawa and graduate student Hamed Mozafari take water samples at the Elmvale flow. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The pristine water that flows from the Waverley Uplands was the subject of brief but intense investigation earlier this month. Scientists from...
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,...
Jun 11th, 2016
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SSEA Open House from SSEA website Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 PM Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) Open House Guest speaker at 2 p.m.: David Phillips, Senior Climatologist at Environment and Climate Change Canada, presenting “Tomorrow’s Forecast: warmer, wetter and wilder”. ...
Jan 31st, 2016
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  Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall addresses the Greenbelt meeting Life is a pay-attention contest: Oakville Mayor Rob Burton By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Protecting the natural environment makes communities more livable, safeguards our food and water for the future and reinvigora...
Jul 20th, 2015
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News release from Conservation Ontario Conservation Authorities are pleased to participate in the discussion and review of the Conservation Authorities Act as announced by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. “The role of Conservation Authorities around Ontario’s natural resources has chan...
May 29th, 2015
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By Andrew Philips Orillia Packet & Times Developers would be wise to ensure the creation of stormwater ponds follows a more natural approach. That’s according to Alexandra Service, a conservation programs specialist with Ducks Unlimited Canada. Following an overview of the organization̵...