• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Oro-Medonte

Aug 26th, 2023
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Aggregate mine – Image from the Ontario Farmland Trust From Simcoe.com, August 22, 2023 By Eli Ridder, Orillia Today Advocates are raising the alarm over a company’s effort to pull water from the Oro Moraine. Sarjeant Co. Limited, which has been running an aggregate pit in Oro Medonte for about...
Jul 5th, 2023
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One of Claire’s favourite views from her family cottage in Cooks’ Bay, Innisfil, facing east. Release from Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition With summer break around the corner get ready for a summer of fun at Lake Simcoe! While you’re at it p...
Jun 14th, 2023
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News Release from Save The Oro Moraine *************************************** THE ORO MORAINE (the Oak Ridges Moraine’s smaller sister) IN SIMCOE COUNTY IS UNDER THREAT and NEEDS YOUR HELP!! Send an email to protect the Oro Moraine HERE Massive developments/sprawling urbanization, unsuitable a...
Jun 14th, 2023
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Map of Simcoe County. | Screenshot From BarrieToday, June 8, 2023 By Nikki Cole There has been a lot of speculation and unanswered questions in recent weeks as to what the provincial government’s decision to dissolve the Regional Municipality of Peel could mean for other municipalities, including the...
Jun 4th, 2023
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Steve Clark (left), Ontario’s minister of municipal affairs and housing, will be receiving a letter based on a motion by Clearview Township Mayor Doug Measures that was passed May 23 by Simcoe County council. From Simcoe.com, May 24, 2023 By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Steve Clark, Ontario...
May 16th, 2023
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The health of forests and wetlands is in decline, but the quality of groundwater sources remain very good to good, according to a recent health check report of the Nottawasaga watershed From Simcoe.com, May 9, 2023 By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A recent health check on local rivers, streams and f...
May 16th, 2023
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Simcoe County ForestMarg. Bruineman/BarrieToday file photo From BarrieToday, May 12, 2023 NEWS RELEASE COUNTY OF SIMCOE ************************* Starting May 18, 2023, residents and visitors are invited to provide their input on the 10-year update to the forest management plan for the Simcoe County ...
In Barrie
May 16th, 2023
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Gilson Lubin, Martha Chaves, Jon Steinberg, and Rob Bebeneck will perform at The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition’s second annual Laugh for Lake Simcoe comedy event May 26. From OrilliaMatters, May 11, 2023 NEWS RELEASE RESCUE LAKE SIMCOE COALITION ************************* The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coaliti...
In Barrie
May 14th, 2023
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Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area. | Supplied photo From InnisfilToday, May 8, 2023 NEWS RELEASE LAKE SIMCOE REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ********************** Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, together with Ontario Nature is immensely proud to announce six of its properties, totaling 576...
In Barrie
May 14th, 2023
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Kevin Lamb for BarrieToday files From BarrieToday, May 8, 2023 Water is the lifeline of all life on Earth. The United States Geological Survey shows 71 per cent of Earth is covered in water, 96.54 per cent is salt water found in oceans, and a mere 1.69 per cent is groundwater, while less than one [&h...