• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Sep 9th, 2018
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events in Stayner, Shelburne and the Minesing Wetlands this September. -NVCA photo News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to plant trees in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 15, fr...
Sep 9th, 2018
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Oro-Medonte mayoral candidate Sandy Agnew and supporter Susan Woods share a joke at a campaign rally yesterday. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Around 50 people turned out for a good-humoured and optimistic rally to launch Sandy Agnew’s campaign for the mayoralty of Oro-Medonte...
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Sep 9th, 2018
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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
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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 5th, 2018
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Spix’s Macaw: now deemed extinct in the wild, some 60-80 survive in captivity. Spix’s Macaw heads list of first bird extinctions confirmed this decade By Alex Dale BirdStudies International Eight bird species, including two species of macaw, look set to have their extinctions confirmed followin...
Sep 5th, 2018
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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority planning head Rob Baldwin Excavated soil in Ontario could fill 16 Rogers Centres annually By Michael Smee · CBC News Aug 13, 2018 The construction boom around the GTA has generated a new black market for illegal soil dumps, according to environmental organiza...
Sep 4th, 2018
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NVCA staff conduct electrofishing study in Beeton Creek, fall 2017 News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority There’s something fishy planned for Beeton Creek this fall. Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN) are working to restor...
Sep 2nd, 2018
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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 ...
Sep 1st, 2018
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Orillia naturalist Bob Bowles examines a pine needle as he leads a class as part of the Ontario Master Naturalist Program, which he pioneered. Bowles is featured in a Nature Talks podcast. News release from Nature Conservancy of Canada The Nature Conservancy of Canada is bringing Canadians closer to ...
Aug 31st, 2018
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  From the Friends of the Simcoe Forests The FSF Corn roast is coming up quickly Local sweet corn is on its way to your mouth – thanks to Nicholyn Farms We are looking for people willing to help out. Corn shuckers – Table Sitters – Vendors of all Kinds (Yard sale – Baked ...