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Dec 14th, 2017
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From  AWARE Essa Essa Township is holding a Public Meeting to collect comments on a proposed Zoning By-law Amendement submitted by the Barrie-Collingwood Railway Where: Council Chambers, 5786 County Road 21, between Thornton and Baxter. When: Wednesday December 20 2017 at 6 pm BCR and its operator, C...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Springwater Mayor Bill French interviewed at coalition news conference -SCGC photo Ontario is studying the impact of development on water sources in seven areas, from Simcoe County to Niagara By Tess Kalinowski Toronto Star The Ontario government is looking at expanding the 810,000-hectare environmen...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Sammy the cat on patrol at the Ontario Tree Seed Plant -National Post photo The concern of critics attacking the decision is not so much about the cats – Pepper and Sammy will land on their feet – as the future viability of native species of Ontario trees By Jake Edmiston National Post AN...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Margaret Prophet of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Bernard Pope of the Ontario Farmland Trust and Springwater Mayor Bill French. -SCGC photo Discussion welcomed on Greenbelt expansion over areas of hydrological significance Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition news release Today, the province an...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Members of the AWARE Essa deputation seeking council support for the Ontario Tree Seed Plant -AWARE Essa photo Essa Township supports saving the Ontario Tree Seed Plant from AWARE Essa AWARE Essa members and supporters were jubilant yesterday after Essa Township’s mayor and council unanimously approv...
Dec 6th, 2017
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Dianne Saxe Facility is important in the preservation of Ontario’s biodiversity – ECO Letter from the Environmental Commission of Ontario to Susan Antler, Friends of the Utopia Mill & Park Thank you for your message of October 13th sharing your message to Premier Wynne and Minister McGarry ...
Dec 5th, 2017
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Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne and Natural Resources from North Grenville Mayor David Gordon We, the Council and residents of North Grenville are deeply concerned about the August 2017 announcement by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) that the Tree Seed Plant in Angus is schedul...
Dec 3rd, 2017
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From AWARE Essa and Friends of Utopia Mill and Park Join us at the Essa Administrative Offices, 5786 County Road 21, Utopia ON at 6:00 p.m. on December 6. AWARE Essa will be giving a ten-minute deputation to Essa Council asking for their support for our efforts to keep the Tree Seed Plant open in [&h...
Nov 24th, 2017
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  AWARE News Network The Ontario Liberals aren’t listening when the top forestry experts in the province tell them that their government has made a terrible mistake in deciding to close the Ontario Tree Seed Facility. These are just a few of the leaders who have written to Premier Kathleen Wynne...
Nov 22nd, 2017
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InsideOttawaValley  November 20 2017 Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark says plans by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus puts the future of the Ferguson Forest Centre in North Grenville along with 13 full-time jobs and the more than $1 million it...