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Severn Sound Environmental Association

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...
May 13th, 2015
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Tree-Based Farming Could Deliver Abundant Benefits By Tim Radford, Climate News Network May 8 2015 This Creative Commons-licensed piece first appeared at Climate News Network. LONDON—Forests may be the green investment with the richest returns for humankind, according to new research. While one study...
Jan 14th, 2015
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Do you believe in open and transparent government? Do you believe in protecting farmland, water quality and environmental health? Are you retired but still want to make a valuable contribution to your community and want to leave a legacy for your grandchildren? The majority of AWARE Simcoe board memb...
Jul 19th, 2014
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  By STEVE CONNOR The Independent July 19 2014 Superbugs resistant to some of the most powerful antibiotics in the medical arsenal have been found for the first time in a British river – with scientists pinpointing a local sewage-treatment plant as the most likely source. Scientists discovered t...
Jul 8th, 2014
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On July 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the SSEA will be hosting our annual Open House at the Midland Public Library, 320 King Street, Midland ON.. Featuring Guest Speaker Scudder Mackey, Chief, Office of Coastal Management at Ohio Department of Natural Resources, presenting (2:00 p.m. – 3:00...