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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...
Nov 16th, 2017
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Neonicotinoid pesticides have been linked to mass bee die-offs and declining pollinator populations Friends of the Earth Canada 15 November, 2017 Environmental groups, represented by Ecojustice, are back in Federal Court tomorrow in an effort to protect pollinators from a harmful class of pesticides ...
Nov 14th, 2017
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World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice From William J. Ripple Christopher Wolf Thomas M. Newsome Mauro Galetti Mohammed Alamgir Eileen Crist Mahmoud I. Mahmoud William F. Laurance 15,364 scientist signatories from 184 countries BioScience 13 November 2017 Twenty-five years ago, the Un...
Nov 14th, 2017
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Midland Wednesday night at 4:30 & 7:30pm at the Midland Galaxy Theatre, Mountainview Mall, Highway 93. Tickets can be purchased through the Huronia Film Series website. Collingwood Wednesday night at 5:00 and 7:30pm at the Simcoe Street Theatre (86 Simcoe Street, across from Library). Tickets are...
Nov 11th, 2017
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The OTSP closure is a game changer – with the potential to be a game ender By Barb Boysen and Melissa Spearing Forest Gene Conservation Association Tree seeds are of course critical to future forests. Management of high quality seed of known origin is crucial if our future forests are to withst...
Nov 11th, 2017
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Grassy Narrows resident Steve Fobister is tested for mercury poisoning symptoms by the late Dr. Masazumi Harada in 2010 -Kate Harries photo AWARE SIMCOE UPDATE: Link to Free Grassy and message to Wynne and Trudeau: Build a Mercury Home and Treatment Centre in Grassy Narrows. Add your signature now! A...
Nov 10th, 2017
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Livestock in watercourse can lead to bacterial and other problems – Ontario Soil Crop Improvement Association Farmers and others with projects that target environmental threats or enhance natural environments may be eligible by Mary Riley Brock Citizen Farmers and other residents looking for wa...
Nov 9th, 2017
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Research leads environment secretary to overturn government’s previous opposition, making total EU ban much more likely By Damian Carrington The Guardian The UK will back a total ban on insect-harming pesticides in fields across Europe, the environment secretary, Michael Gove, has revealed. The decis...
Nov 7th, 2017
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County Warden and Liberal candidate Gerry Marshall at the water walk potluck -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Air and water were quite calm when the water walkers gathered in the dark by Georgian Bay at Cedar Point. The light crept up and just above the horizon a narrow band of ...
Nov 7th, 2017
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Jeff Monague -AWARE Simcoe photo By Cheryl Browne, Barrie Examiner TINY TWP. – Choosing from tables laden with potluck offerings, more than 100 people with sore feet sat down to enjoy the community feast. The high-ceilinged Wyebridge Community Hall echoed back the laughter and buzz of conversation as...