Dec 6th, 2023
Susan Kao / Toronto Star illustration using Dreamstime photos By Kevin Jiang, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star November 29, 2023 Ontario dispenses nearly half of the 5 million tonnes of road salt spread across Canada each year and experts say it’s changing our environment. Winter is coming, and with ...
Nov 15th, 2023
Dear friends, We are so grateful for your past support for our work. Now we want to celebrate our Coalition with you! We are pleased to invite you to our 20th Anniversary Party in Historic downtown Newmarket at the Old Town Hall on Thursday, November 23rd, from 7 – 10pm. Celebrate our past, p...
Nov 15th, 2023
Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority CAO Rob Baldwin, centre, and Barrie Mayor Alex Nuttall are shown at Thursday’s Lake Simcoe funding announcement.Bob Bruton/BarrieToday Letter to the Editor, November 11, 2023 Re: Province drops $1.3M into Lake Simcoe ...
Nov 4th, 2023
Bonnie Crombie pledges to reduce Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution Today Ontario Liberal Leadership candidate Bonnie Crombie pledged to reduce Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution to 44 tonnes per year by 2030 if she becomes Premier of Ontario. In 2009, the Government of Ontario released its Lake Simc...
Oct 28th, 2023
ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE and YOURS TO PROTECT CAN WE TRUST BIG COMPANIES TO PROTECT OUR WATER? The provincial government wants to erode water protection laws by allowing some stormwater, wastewater and water-taking activities to proceed without an upfront government review. Without a review, companies, ...
Oct 22nd, 2023
Margaret Prophet, the executive director of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, is shown in a file photo.Tyler Evans/OrilliaMatters From Barrie Today, by Margaret Prophet, 1 day ago. This is the third in a three-part series of guest columns from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition leading up to ...
Oct 18th, 2023
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...
Sep 15th, 2023
Come join us as Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Presents….See The Salmon Run A celebration of Silver Creek and the return of the Chinook Salmon to their spawning grounds. This is a chance for people of all ages to see massive Chinook Salmon fight their way up Silver Creek on their annual spawning run. ...
Aug 30th, 2023
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 5th, 2023
For hiking, canoeing and other adventures, our Nature of the North Guide is the perfect resource for travelers. You can find information about the plants and animals of northern Ontario in our two other newly updated guides – one on species at risk and another on forest foraging. Originally published...