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Upcoming AGM: Ontario Streams

Saturday, November 29 from 11:00am to 2:30pm at Holland Landing Community Centre. Meeting agenda attached; please RSVP by Wednesday, November 26 to doug.forder@ontariostreams.on.ca.
November 29, 2014 | Source: Ontario Streams

Eco champions honoured by Severn Sound Environmental Association

A former “bashful moose” was the big winner at the 2014 Severn Sound Environmental Association awards Nov. 13.
November 20, 2014 | Source: Simcoe.com

City of Barrie looking for committee members

City council is inviting applications from residents who are interested in being considered for appointments to several committees.
November 20, 2014 | Source: The Barrie Examiner

Ministry wants property owner to pay Thane Smelter cleanup costs

The provincial Environment Ministry is continuing to pursue a polluter-pay principle to clean up the former Thane smelter site in Georgina, despite calls for more immediate action.
November 20, 2014 | Source: YorkRegion.com

Muskie fingerlings released in Lake Simcoe

They may be small in size, but big things may come from some fish fingerlings released into Lake Simcoe this month.
November 13, 2014 | Source: YorkRegion.com

Aurora Bassmasters plant hundreds of trees in Newmarket

Aurora Bassmasters were lords of their environment Sunday.
November 13, 2014 | Source: YorkRegion.com

Workshop Series: Creating Wildlife Habitat

Are you a rural landowner looking for ways to enhance wildlife habitat on your property? Join us at one of three free "Creating Wildlife Habitat” workshops and learn about habitat enhancement techniques for wetlands and uplands.
November 12, 2014 | Source: Lake Simcoe Georgian Bay Wetland Collaborative

Innisfil teen honoured for environmental work

Jonathan Purkis was only nine years old when he started taking recycling at his school seriously.
November 11, 2014 | Source: Simcoe.com

Environmental Champions Recognized

At its annual Conservation Awards ceremony held on the evening of Thursday, November 6, 2014, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) honoured 22 individuals, businesses and groups within our watershed who are working selflessly to better our environment.
November 7, 2014 | Source: LSRCA

Late fall an excellent time to view rare and unusual birds

Every fall from mid-October to early December there are excellent opportunities to observe large numbers and sometimes rare and unusual birds that like to be in or around the water.
November 7, 2014 | Source: Orillia Packet & Times

An Arboretum on the move

The Scotch Settlement Arboretum is “in crisis,” Mikki Nanowski told the Oct. 23 meeting of the Bond Head Horticultural Society.
November 6, 2014 | Source: Bradford Times

Teachers get schooled about outdoor learning at Scanlon Creek

A group of 16 York Region teachers spent a day at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area to learn how to bring their classrooms to the outdoors.
November 6, 2014 | Source: Simcoe.com

Ontario Re-Introducing Invasive Species Legislation

Today, Ontario will re-introduce the proposed Invasive Species Act, 2014 which, if passed, will protect the province’s natural environment from invasive species and the significant social, environmental and economic costs they pose for Ontarians.
November 5, 2014 | Source: Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry News

Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust: In the Neighbourhood

Join your neighbours for a casual evening of conversation about the importance of the Oak Ridges Moraine. The two hour gathering includes a short presentation about how one of many species, the Monarch butterfly, relies on habitat here on the Moraine.
November 4, 2014 | Source: Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust

Classroom Teachers Take it Outside: LSRCA Educators Shows Teachers How Easy Outdoor Learning Can Be

As experts in outdoor learning, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) educators spent a Saturday morning recently with a group of teachers from York Region. Their goal was to share their insights about how to incorporate outdoor education into the traditional classroom learning experience.
November 3, 2014 | Source: LSRCA

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