The winter of 2015-16 was unusual for our area compared to most years. December looked like early fall with no or little snow. Lake Couchiching froze over Jan. 3, not much later than most years, with overnight temperature of -19 C. The Atherley Narrows were mostly ice covered by Jan. 4 as temperatures remained low.
April 22, 2016 | Source: Orillia Packet & Times
Experts say Georgina is a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes because of its proximity to Lake Simcoe and the abundance of low lying marsh and swamp areas.
April 22, 2016 | Source: CTV News
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority has developed a new 5-year Strategic Plan (2016-2020), “Vision to Action, Action to Results.”
April 19, 2016 | Source: Bradford Times
More than 4,000 people are expected to register for the Orillia Perch Festival, which is underway until May 7th.
April 18, 2016 | Source: Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
Doug Bunker released 71 of the tagged fish into Lake Simcoe in preparation for the 36th annual Orillia Perch Festival, which starts Saturday.
April 15, 2016 | Source: Orillia Packet & Times
The Long Point Region Conservation Authority is welcome to identify hot spots for flooding and erosion along the Norfolk County shoreline.
April 14, 2016 | Source: YorkRegion.com
Boaters are heading back on to local lakes and they’re being urged to keep unwelcome invaders from hitching a ride.
April 10, 2016 | Source: Vernon Morning Star
In a critical decision affecting the identity of the lakeside community, Norfolk council voted 6-2 this week to repair Misner Dam.
April 6, 2016 | Source: Simcoe Reformer
Who do you call when a creek gets sick? Well, a river doctor, of course. In this case, the doctor is Paul Villard, a senior geomorphologist with GEO Morphix Ltd.
April 4, 2016 | Source: Simcoe.com
A Canadian municipal wastewater plant reduces maintenance frequency with a monitoring consulting service.
Keswick was once a rural community on the shores of Lake Simcoe in Ontario, Canada. It is now a bustling commuter hub because of growth in the Greater Toronto Area, and its wastewater treatment had to grow and change accordingly.
April 1, 2016 | Source: Water Technology Online
The amount of yellow perch to be taken out of Lake Erie this year will drop by 1.3 million pounds, raising the prospects of a second summer in a row of a shortage of the delicacy in Ontario restaurants.
April 1, 2016 | Source: Simcoe Reformer
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