Feb 17th, 2019
John Bacher at DeCew Falls, St. Catharines. By John Bacher After becoming leader of the Conservative Party of Ontario, Ontario Premier Douglas Ford announced his election campaign with an ominous promise. This was that “If I have to hop on that bulldozer myself…we’re going to start building ro...
Feb 16th, 2019
The Celtic tree of life symbolizes harmony and balance By Mike Nickerson Think the unthinkable. We do not need perpetual economic growth. Truth be told, it is impossible. Industrialization arrived with an inclination for growth. As Globalization ramped up in the 1980s, we were told “There is no alter...
Feb 12th, 2019
The Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly is globally endangered, surviving in Canada only in the Minesing Wetlands, in Clearview, Essa and Springwater Townships. -Chris Evans photo Massive insect decline could have ‘catastrophic’ environmental impact, study says By Euan McKirdy, CNN February 12...
Feb 11th, 2019
A contaminated plume enters the Atlantic from the mouth of Brazil’s Rio Doce, once a healthy fishery, days after the the 2015 collapse of a dam released highly toxic mine wastes. By Dr. Gary G. Kohls Global Research February 7 2019 The photos and videos in this supplemental Duty to Warn column need t...
Feb 8th, 2019
The Kirtland’s Warbler is among more than 200 species of plants and animals listed at risk of disappearing from Ontario. In 2017, Simcoe County undertook a restoration project to create Kirtland’s Warbler habitat. From Anne Bell, Director of Conservation and Education, Ontario Nature Un...
Feb 7th, 2019
From the Friends of the Simcoe Forests This event has been CANCELLED until the weather clears The Frost and Fire Edition A Post Valentines musical event An outside/ roadside by the two Large Fire Pits Party in front of The Cheese Guy, Elmvale (77 Yonge Street South) To be held on Friday Feb 15th 20...
Feb 4th, 2019
Retired provincial planner Victor Doyle speaks in Guelph. -AWARE Simcoe photo Land-use planning may have a 25-year horizon, but ‘when we pave the landscape, that’s forever’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The focus of a meeting to stop Bill 66 changed – given the withdrawal of t...
Feb 4th, 2019
Janet Sumner from the Couchiching Conservancy We hope to see you on Saturday, March 2 for our Annual General Meeting. We will share conservation news from the year, stewardship and volunteer efforts, and plans for the future. All are welcome! Members have voting rights at the meeting. Guest speaker:...