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Oct 23rd, 2023
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Springwater Township Mayor Jennifer Coughlin. From Barrie Today, Wayne Doyle, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Oct 20, 2023 ‘This isn’t leaving the NVCA, it’s reverting back to where it was in 1999,’ says mayor. A lack of accountability and inadequate service levels. Those are the two...
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Oct 18th, 2023
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High water levels are shown in Brentwood.Photo supplied by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority From Barrie Today, by Ben Krul, October 17, 2023 ‘The biggest climate change-related threats to development are precipitation and wildfires,’ conservation authority official explains T...
Oct 15th, 2023
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UTOPIA, Ontario (October 3, 2023) – The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is searching for landowners looking to plant trees in the spring of 2024. Each year, NVCA’s forestry program plants around 100,000 trees for property owners in the Nottawasaga Watershed who want to convert their ...
Aug 30th, 2023
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The Minesing Wetlands are home to a diverse array of habitats. The mix of fen, marsh and swamp wetlands provides habitat for sensitive plants and animals, including a number of rare species and species at risk. | Photo supplied by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority From BarrieToday, August...
Jul 17th, 2023
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Deputy Mayor Barry Norris, top left, of Tay Township can be seen with members of Georgian Bay Forever and fellow councillors and volunteers, wading in Waubaushene waters to cut and drown invasive phragmites. | Derek Howard From MidlandToday, July 12, 2023 By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative ...
Jul 6th, 2023
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Fred Dobbs, stewardship manager with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, received an Award of Recognition at the Natural Channels Systems Conference in Guelph. | Photo supplied by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority From BarrieToday, June 29, 2023 NEWS RELEASE NOTTAWASAGA VALLEY ...
Jul 6th, 2023
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Staff and students recently planted hundreds of trees and shrubs near Willow Creek. | Photo by Carolyn Davies/Nature Conservancy of Canada NEWS RELEASE NOTTAWASAGA VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ************************* Between April 24 and May 17, local conservation authority says 78,000 trees were ...
Apr 6th, 2023
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This is a  brief version of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition’s letter to Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks, Minister David Piccini.  April 6, 2023 Dear Minister Piccini, This week you rose in the legislature this week to remind us of your commitments to putting the infrastructure in pla...
Apr 4th, 2023
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‘Municipalities across our region have united together to call for renewed funding for Lake Simcoe and Nottawasaga watersheds, and we’re pleased funding is in this year’s budget,’ says Bradford mayor BarrieToday Staff Mar 30, 2023 Photo: From left are Bradford West Gwillimbury Coun....
Mar 31st, 2023
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‘All these winners demonstrated an amazing passion for improving the environmental health of not only our region, but beyond the watershed,’ Severn Sound Environmental Association executive director says From OrilliaMatters, Andrew Philips, Mar 27, 2023 The Severn Sound Environmental Asso...