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Aug 30th, 2023
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We’d like to interrupt your summer break just for a few minutes to bring you up to speed about important Ontario news and what we’re doing about it – with your help!  The Greenbelt grabs stink. It’s official.  Bradford Bypass: Watch short videos & attention well owners!  Upcoming events  Fr...
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...
Aug 26th, 2023
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This event is offered in-person and livestream Tuesdays September 19th to October 10th, 1:30 – 3:30 Get Your Tickets This 4-part series featuring Bob McDonald, CBC host of Quirks and Quarks, is being presented in person at Grace United Church and livestreamed.  It will also be recorded, and available...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Margaret Prophet, executive director of Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition. – Margaret Prophet photo From Simcoe.com, August 8, 2023 By Margaret Prophet Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic Contributed by: Margaret Prophet, executive director, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition People driving by const...
Aug 18th, 2023
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Have Your Say: Important Opportunity to Comment on Pumped Storage Facility Regulations We hope this message finds you well and enjoying the beauty of our beloved Georgian Bay. We’re reaching out with an urgent call to action that directly impacts our pristine environment and the future of our r...
Aug 5th, 2023
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It’s happening! The electrification of vehicles is gaining momentum – something we can see first-hand out on the roads, in parking lots and maybe even in your own driveway. If you are considering or curious about how to make the switch to an electric vehicle (EV), then please drop by this coming week...
Aug 5th, 2023
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Yesterday, we learned that over the course of just five days in June, Ontario developers bought up 524 acres of former Greenbelt land in the Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve. One single developer – with longstanding ties to the Ford government – spent $155 million to cash in on 400 acres of land t...
Jul 17th, 2023
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This is our moment to act. The federal government has already taken action before, And massive public outcry could push Ottawa to stop Ford’s plan before it even starts. We can have a real impact and help save one of the most biologically rich protected areas in all of Canada! Tell your friends and f...
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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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 ...