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Sep 24th, 2019
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Simcoe County Warden George Cornell and County Forester Graeme Davis cut the log to open the Red Pine House, a forestry education centre on the Simcoe County Museum property. -BarrieToday photo. Read more News release from Simcoe County  Warden George Cornell was joined by fellow county councillors, ...
Sep 4th, 2019
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Steve Ogden in 2009 as the Site 41 protest camp was being set up. Vicki Monague is in the background. -Kate Harries photo ‘This collection offers comprehensive documentation of an important episode in Canadian environmental activism’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network It’s official –...
Aug 21st, 2019
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The following letter was sent by Doug Hevenor, CAO of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, to Environment Minister Jeff Yurek I am writing in response to your letter dated August 16, 2019 requesting the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) to start shutting down any programs not...
Aug 20th, 2019
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From the Orillia Naturalists Club Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:00 p.m THE FUTURE OF OUR PROTECTED SPACES with Margaret Prophet, Executive Director Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition The joint meeting of Huronia area naturalist clu...
Aug 19th, 2019
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Premier Doug Ford speaks with media in a flooded area of Constance Bay northwest of Ottawa on April 26, 2019. Kamara Morozuk / National Observer photo Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services Scroll down for media coverage News release from Conservation Ontari...
Aug 16th, 2019
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From Friends of the Simcoe Forests -Corn Roast, garage sale, music and raffles, baked goods -1-4 pm at Bridle Tree Farm, 1336 Rainbow Valley Road E., Phelpston -Note: this is a Zero Waste Event    ...
Aug 14th, 2019
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Property site plan, with Sunnidale Road running across the top By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The province’s Local Planning Appeal Tribunal has given the go-ahead to continued gravel extraction amidst the rapidly expanding population of Centre Vespra in Springwater, near Barrie. In a decisi...
Aug 5th, 2019
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Today we have almost enough forests and wetlands to buffer the watershed from the impacts of climate change and the stress of phosphorus pollution. But we are losing, not gaining, forests and wetlands. Stronger, strategic protections needed in Simcoe County, report shows News release from Rescue Lake...
Aug 2nd, 2019
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Running behind: 40 per cent of recycling left uncollected. It’s a nation-wide issue, says County of Simcoe official; ‘It’s an ongoing issue we’re going to have to continue to contend with’ by: Jessica Owen Barrie Today (Editor’s note: As separated cities, Barrie an...
Aug 2nd, 2019
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Warden George Cornell News release from Simcoe County Starting August 6, 2019, the County is launching two new LINX Transit Service routes and assuming the operations of an existing connecting link between Collingwood and Wasaga Beach. The new routes complement the successful launch of Route 1, Penet...