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 6, 2014 | Source: Lake Simcoe Georgian Bay Wetland Collaborative

South Lake Simcoe Naturalists - Bees and Pesticides

South Lake Simcoe Naturalists Annual Conservation Presentation Event, at Egypt Hall, 7:30 p.m. An illustrated talk by Sue Chan of Farms at Work, about current knowledge regarding neonicotinoids pesticide use and other issues with bees in Canada. There will be silent auction and baked goods for sale. Members $2.00 donation. Non-members $5.00.
Phone Carol 705-437-2993 or Mary 705-437-1262 for further information.
October 23, 2014 | Source: South Lake Simcoe Naturalists

6 things to do this October in South Simcoe

With the fall harvest in full swing and Halloween on its way, it’s a good time to get out and explore. We’ve put together a few of the fun, and spooky, events to take in this month.
October 10, 2014 | Source:

Simcoe County launches collection program for batteries

The County of Simcoe is launching a program to ensure the environmentally responsible disposal of single-use batteries.
October 10, 2014 | Source:

Portion of Uxbridge trail in Durham Regional Forest closed for thinning

The Timber’s Tract of the Durham Regional Forest in Uxbridge will be closed from Oct. 10 through Jan 8, 2015 for forest improvement measures.
October 8, 2014 | Source:

Choppy Lake Simcoe waters disable Innisfil boat

A 53-foot houseboat that was struggling with choppy waves and taking on water ran aground on the Innisfil shoreline Monday morning.
October 7, 2014 | Source:

Residents looking to install kayak launch in Beaverton

A group of Beaverton residents are leading the effort to have an accessible launch dock for canoes and kayaks installed along the shores of Lake Simcoe.
October 3, 2014 | Source:

The Wonders of Migration

Most of us think migration is a “Spring and Fall” thing. True, most migration - especially among birds - occurs during those seasons.
October 2, 2014 | Source:

Cast a line in Barrie Fall Fishing Festival

The fourth annual Barrie Fall Fishing Festival is on now.
September 27, 2014 | Source:

Strawberry Island ripe for development?

An Alberta-based development company is pursuing plans to build a community including up to 120 units on Strawberry Island in northern Lake Simcoe.
September 25, 2014 | Source: Orillia Packet & Times

Angus hosting annual salmon derby this weekend

Anglers hoping to reel in some big prizes will return to Angus this weekend for the community’s 12th annual Salmon Festival and Riverbank Derby.
September 18, 2014 | Source:

The Nature Conservancy of Canada hosts Nature Talks workshop in Barrie

The Nature Conservancy of Canada wants you to get connected – and stay connected – with the wildlife and plants that are threatened as our communities grow and as our weather becomes more extreme.
September 17, 2014 | Source:

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority acquires Uxbridge land

The Beaver River wetland was a special place to retired teacher Katharine Symons and her family.
September 10, 2014 | Source:


The Beach Bash

August 16

Transforming Yesterday

With Lake Simcoe South Georgian Bay Clean Up support, this lakefront will become a demo site for the power of community. See more.



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