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Apr 28th, 2021
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‘There are no shades of grey on this. This is a matter of right versus wrong’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Two of Canada’s leading hydrogeologists appeared before Tiny Township Council last week to sound the alarm about the threat to the uniquely pristine groundwaters of North Simco...
Apr 14th, 2021
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University of Alberta professors William Powell and William Shotyk presented their groundwater study proposal to Tiny Township  ‘This water I’m talking about is not just great water, it’s absolutely exceptional water,’ says university professor in asking township to collaborat...
Apr 6th, 2021
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David Crombie From the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Foundation Join Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Heritage Champion and former Mayor of Toronto, David Crombie, for a new educational series of virtual talks focused on heritage, city planning, community involvement, education and the future of Toronto. In each ...
Mar 30th, 2021
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Province has major decisions to make News release from the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition In 2021 a great number of decisions could be made, and processes put in place, that affect Lake Simcoe’s health. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Gre...
Mar 21st, 2021
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Essa Township’s Healthy Community Committee Calling all Gardeners! Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Online Why do pollinators need native plants? Which plants please the most pollinators? Meet your local pollinators—the bees of course, and the moths and flies and...
Mar 19th, 2021
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Reet and Jaanus Marley  …thanks to Marley family and The Couchiching Conservancy News release from The Couchiching Conservancy 77 acres of wilderness along the Black River in Dalton township is now permanently protected by The Couchiching Conservancy, thanks to a donation by the Marley family. ...
Mar 15th, 2021
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The Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly’s only Canadian home is in the Minesing Wetlands -Chris Evans photo ‘I was not aware that they were being protected for development, not from development’ AWARE News Network Eminent naturalist and Midhurst resident Chris Evans focuses on the Spring...
Mar 12th, 2021
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Tundra swans in flight -Wikipedia By Mike Crawley · CBC News Amazon will not put the largest retail warehouse in Canada on the site of a protected wetland in Pickering, CBC News has learned. An official with Amazon Canada said Friday that the company is no longer considering the Duffins Creek wetland...
Mar 12th, 2021
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A federal law developed as part of a treaty with the U.S. makes it illegal in Canada to harm migratory birds, their nests or their eggs. -CBC photo Toronto Region Conservation Authority will issue permit to begin construction of warehouse ‘under duress’ By Mike Crawley · CBC News A develo...
Mar 10th, 2021
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Now’s a good time to visit a national park with big trees…. Energy Mix photo Trees lost to drought and wildfires are not returning. Climate change is taking a toll on the world’s forests – and radically changing the environment before our eyes by Alastair Gee The Guardian Camille St...