• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Apr 26th, 2019
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Does this look like an arterial inter-county road to you? A very, very BAD idea. Help us defeat it on May 8 From Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Clearview sells County Road 91 to gravel pit, proposes to turn 26/27 – a summer road with a 14% grade – into a year-round thoroughfare. *** ATTEND...
Apr 23rd, 2019
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World Migratory Bird Day spotlights plastic pollution impact on migratory birds and their habitats From Ontario Nature With the snow starting to melt and the days getting longer, we’re starting to think about spring and all of the migratory birds returning to Canada! World Migratory Bird Day is happe...
In Barrie
Apr 16th, 2019
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From the Be Green Show The “Be Green Show” and the City of Barrie, invites you and the entire Family to attend a fun filled day learning and interacting with the companies and organizations making our great City a greener place. Date: Saturday April 20 Location: Holly Community Centre, 171 Mapleton A...
Apr 8th, 2019
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From Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Shelly Skinner, Terra Sandy Roy, Dan Janssen, Sheetal Rawal, and Keenan Aylwin join an open-ended discussion on the future of our communities. When Sunday at 3 PM – 4:30 PM This event is just after the SCGC AGM. If you’d like to participate in that, which ...
Mar 25th, 2019
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Graphic from Township of Oro-Medonte website From AWARE Oro-Medonte AGM Annual General Meeting When: Sunday April 7, 2019 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Where: Stanhope House at Carriage Hills Resort, 90 Highland Drive in Horseshoe Valley Map  Guest Speakers: David J. Hawke & Linda Myles Topic: Horseshoe-...
Mar 22nd, 2019
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Dr. John Cherry  News release from AWARE Simcoe Groundwater will be the topic of discussion at a public meeting co-sponsored by AWARE Simcoe and the Elmvale Foundation on Sunday April 28 in Elmvale. “Groundwater is of major interest to residents of north Simcoe,” said AWARE Simcoe chair Don Morgan. “...
Mar 15th, 2019
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AWARE News Network Simcoe County Council holds a special meeting next week, to consider the governance review launched by the Ontario government. Here is the agenda. Note listed correspondence for useful background on communications between the province and the county. Special Council and Committee o...
Mar 14th, 2019
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AWARE News Network #youthstrike4future is a global youth climate change action started by Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager who today was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize Here is a link to a post for an event in Barrie – in front of town hall, 12.00-13.00 (noon to 1pm) on Friday 15 March 20...
Mar 10th, 2019
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  AWARE News Network Celebrate World Water Day with a pot-luck supper and free movie Come and celebrate the gift of water and the amazing underground aquifer in this area that produces the sweetest and purest water in the world. The movie begins at 7 p.m. but we are hoping that folks will gather...
Mar 10th, 2019
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  AWARE News Network From Ontario Farmland Trust website The Ontario Farmland Trust is pleased to announce that our 2019 Farmland Forum will explore the theme “A Natural Systems Approach to Farmland Protection.” Join us for a full day of presentations & discussion on: – Public-private partne...