• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Jan 12th, 2018
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AWARE News Network The province has organized a series of open houses (not meetings, as previously posted) to get feedback on its plans for “Protecting water for future generations: Growing the Greenbelt in the outer ring.” Further information as well as a list of public open houses being...
Jan 12th, 2018
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MNRF Minister Kathryn McGarry   It’s been months since the first shock of hearing that the Ontario Tree Seed Plant would close in September 2018. Our first stunned question then was Why? Now, after hearing the rationale from the MNRF at a public meeting, reading some of the letters addressed to ...
Jan 10th, 2018
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News release from MPP Jim Wilson Today, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson sent an open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Minister of Natural Resources Kathryn McGarry about concerns he continues to hear over the closure of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus. “I continue to get consistent feed...
Dec 27th, 2017
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from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Come out and help us count the birds making their winter home at the Tiffin Centre! When Sat, January 6, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Where Tiffin Centre for Conservation, 8195 8th Line, Utopia, ON Map Register The Christmas Bird Count for Kids is a f...
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 ...