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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 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 5th, 2019
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Layout of Ontario Tree Seed Facility  AWARE News Network Hemp collection and processing would be the commercial focus of the former Ontario Tree Seed Facility in Angus under an imaginative proposal that has been submitted to  Ontario Premier Doug Ford. “The Ontario Tree Seed Facility will be th...
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...
Jul 31st, 2019
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Windsor environmental activist Ric Coronado.    By TREVOR WILHELM Windsor Star Ric Coronado, 1941-2019 Environmentalist, crusader, troublemaker. Windsor’s Ric Coronado, fondly remembered for his fierce take-no-prisoners approach to protecting the environment, died Tuesday after years of health s...
Jul 31st, 2019
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From Friends of Simcoe Forests The Friends of Simcoe Forests (FSF) along with 2 other appellants are diligently preparing for the Case Management Conference (CMC) scheduled to be conducted by The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) on Wed. August 7, 2019 at 10am. This is open to the public and will...
Jul 29th, 2019
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Lake Erie’s green algal blooms — often attributed to agricultural pollution — have in some years caused thousands of dead fish to wash up on our shores. Most Canadians seem unaware of the lake’s newfound legal rights. But it begs the question of whether Ontario farmers bear responsibility for t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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The Green Party’s Elizabeth May with AWARE Simcoe Chair Don Morgan on Darby Road in Waverley. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May stopped at the gates of the Teedon Pit in Waverley today to express her commitment to the protection of t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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End of the road? Canada’s nature emergency News release from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society In advance of Canada Parks Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is welcoming Canada’s efforts to meet our 2020 land protection commitments and urging the federal government t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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Wasaga Beach Councillor and NVCA Chair George Watson AWARE News Network Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson has written to members of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority board to say he does not intend to step down as chair. Watson says he has worked “diligently and tirelessly” as the hea...