Sep 10th, 2022
One of the fish that was counted during the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s fish population survey conducted Aug. 31 in the Nottawasaga River near Loretto. – NVCA photo From Simcoe.com, September 6, 2022 By Brad Pritchard Staff and volunteers with the Nottawasaga Valley Conser...
Apr 21st, 2022
Aisha Chiandet, a water scientist with the Severn Sound Environmental Association, uses a variety of devices to monitor water quality. A Secchi disk (pictured) is a standard tool used to measure water clarity. – Andrew Mendler/Metroland From Simcoe.com, April 19, 2022 By Andrew Mendler Rising w...
Jan 29th, 2022
Councillor Mariane McLeod left, Councilor Gail Little right UTOPIA, Ontario (January 28, 2022) – Councillor Mariane McLeod of the Town of Collingwood, and Councillor Gail Little of the Township of Amaranth were acclaimed to lead the 2022 Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) Board of Direc...
Nov 12th, 2021
Gerard Dusastre From Simcoe.com, November 11, 2021 By Ian Adams The area’s conservation authority has outlined a series of concerns with a proposed development in Wasaga Beach’s west end, saying more work needs to be done to identify wetland boundaries and protect habitat. The 11-page response from t...
Nov 10th, 2021
Stock Image From Orillia Matters, November 7, 2021 Letter to the editor Population growth is coming in Ontario, but the big question is how to plan for it in ways we won’t regret, says letter writer Ontario’s population is expected to grow by almost 5.3 million over the next 26 years. The big questio...
Sep 19th, 2021
Bradford West Gwillimbury Mayor Rob Keffer is shown in a file photo. From Barrie Today, September 17, 2021 By Natasha Philpott ‘The Holland Marsh pollution reduction project is the single largest action we can take to reduce Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution,’ says Lake Simcoe Watch Brad...
Aug 12th, 2021
Kerrie Atkins (left), Jan Penic and Alex Schwertner are members of Save Beachwood, a group of Shore Lane residents calling on Wasaga Beach town council not to consider a high-density residential development in their neighbourhood. – Ian Adams/Metroland From Simcoe.com, August 10, 2021 By Ian Ad...
Aug 6th, 2021
Utopia Conservation Area Community Partnership with NVCA and Township of Essa delivers valuable enhancements to treasured conservation area UTOPIA, Ontario (August 6, 2021) – The Utopia Conservation Area celebrated its grand re-opening today to mark the completion of new updates, including new hiking...
Jun 15th, 2021
David Hawke has won the Richards Education Award from Ontario Nature From Orillia Matters June 15 2021 By Nathan Taylor ‘My way is to let everyone know why these protesters are protesting. If they are not aware, they don’t get it and they won’t care,’ says David Hawke A longtime outdoors ...
Jun 14th, 2021
May 25, 2021 Letter by Elisa Martelli, Licensed Paralegal, B.A. Hons. Dear Sir/Madame: Re: Proposed Rezoning Application from Agricultural to Small Scale Industrial/Commercial Uses 5520 2nd Line, New Tecumseth (2nd Line West of 15th Sideroad) File No. DEV 395 I am writing to you regarding the current...