Sep 9th, 2018
Nottawasaga River. -AWARE Simcoe photo Canada needs to be a global leader in the protection of fresh water Letter to the Toronto Star from Dan Kraus, senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Guelph It’s a luxury to not think about water. Most Canadians watch it flow from t...
Sep 6th, 2018
Karren Wallace is the new Chair of North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce. News release from the North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce The North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce (NDACT) has elected a new Chair, Karren Wallace. Karren assumes the Chair from Alia...
Sep 2nd, 2018
Beausoleil First Nation Chief Guy Monague UPDATED – with news of MPPs’ cancellation – but the rally is on! from Friends of the Waverley Uplands Calling all WATER Protectors!! Please Stand with us in protecting the World’s Purest Water! Join the Friends of the Waverley Uplands ...
Aug 26th, 2018
Health Canada announces proposed decision to phase out Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam from the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association August 20 2018 Last year Health Canada proposed the phasing out of one of the popular neonicotinoids, Imidacloprid, based on risks to aquatic invertebrates. On Wednesday...
Aug 26th, 2018
From the Cheese Guy What A Song Swap Art House Social to raise funds for Friends of Simcoe Forests When Thursday August 30 2018 from 7 pm Where 77 Yonge Street South Elmvale Ontario. We will be behind the curtain in front of the Cheese Guy’s shoppe. — All are welcome to attend — L...
Aug 6th, 2018
Letter to the Toronto Star from Donna Deneault, Stouffville July 21 2018 Some of the cleanest water in the world is flowing through Simcoe County. You can drink it right out of the ground. The soil that exists there actually acts as a natural filtration system. However, we are very concerned that thi...
Aug 5th, 2018
From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust On August 18th the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust will be going head-to-head with Phragmites Australis, an invasive grass that grows so thick that turtles become trapped and die. “It’s an extremely fast-growing, invasive, non-native grass,” says George Powe...