Doors Open for a Different Field to Table Experience at ClearWater at Cori’s Café

Cori Doern and Annabel Slaight opened the doors to ClearWater Farms at Cori’s Café this Victoria Day weekend. Volunteers were instrumental in bringing the vision of the farm from the drawing board to the community and to the family dinner table.
May 25, 2016 | Source: CTV News

Boaters urged to be cautious due to chilly water temperatures

With many boaters expected out on the water this weekend, police are reminding the public that the water is still very cold.
May 19, 2016 | Source: CTV News

Innisdale Secondary School students help 'green' up the grounds

A letter written in September and an ice storm in March enabled Barrie students' tree planting project in May.
May 19, 2016 | Source: The Barrie Examiner

Innisfil’s new shoreline development permit will help lake and landowners: report

A one-stop permit system for shoreline development would aid Lake Simcoe and help property owners navigate around what is now a convoluted process, a town report says.
May 16, 2016 | Source:

Oro-Medonte groundwater affected by Barrie biosolids storage?

An Oro-Medonte facility that stores biosolids from Barrie’s wastewater treatment plant may be affecting groundwater, according to a 2015 performance report.
May 16, 2016 | Source:

Spring tree planting for a healthy lake

About 30 volunteers turned out in the pouring rain Saturday to plant 450 trees in Barrie's south end.
May 15, 2016 | Source: Barrie Today

Cori Doern and Annabel Slaight Announce a new Partnership – ClearWater at Cori’s Café

Cori Doern and Annabel Slaight were recent guests on the RogersTV show “Georgina Life” with hosts Jennifer Anderson and Jordon Middlebrook.
May 14, 2016 | Source:

Township shoots down plan to plant crabapples at Beaverton fairgrounds

Crabapple trees won’t be blooming at the Beaverton fairgrounds. Back in March, members of Friends of Beaverton Parks — which was formerly known as the Beaverton Fairgrounds Park Rescue Group and the Beaverton Park Rescue Committee before that — unveiled plans to turn the property into "Canada's Blossom Capital" by planting dozens of crabapple trees.
May 12, 2016 | Source: Kawartha Media Group

Landowners planting thousands of trees

This year, thanks to an annual seedling sale organized by the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA), a handful of private landowners will plant more than 9,000 trees and shrubs in the Lake Simcoe watershed.
May 11, 2016 | Source: Orillia Packet & Times

Jump on your bike and ride around Lake Simcoe in fun Poker Run for MADD

York Simcoe Riders present their 18th annual Poker Run May 28 around Lake Simcoe to support MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
May 9, 2016 | Source:

Barrie councillors come up with infrastructure wish list of projects

Barrie's infrastructure wish list to Ottawa stretches from city creeks and parks to roads, bridges and buses.
May 8, 2016 | Source: Barrie Examiner

Neighbourhood Network marks volunteer week, Earth Day with tree planting

Volunteers from different communities joined forces to plant seeds for the future.
May 6, 2016 | Source:

LSRCA seeks nominations for annual Conservation Awards ceremony

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority wants to hear their story as it seeks nominations for the 35th annual Conservation Awards ceremony, taking place at Madsen’s Garden and Greenhouse Nov. 3.
May 6, 2016 | Source:

Barrie neighbours rally over creek channel project

A little public pressure and a Barrie creek channel improvement project has dried up. For now. After a meeting Tuesday with more than 60 concerned citizens, planned channel changes to the northeast branch of Bunker's Creek have been put on hold.
May 4, 2016 | Source: Barrie Examiner

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