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

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

Votes for Change Wash Over Lake Simcoe Watershed

Analysis of election results and Campaign Fairness' poll results shows that around Lake Simcoe voters elected a high number of challengers, and that candidates who accepted corporate and union donations fared better in the election than those who said that they would not accept them.
October 30, 2014 | Source: Campaign Fairness

Small sewage spill in Innisfil won't impact environment: town

Town of Innisfil says a small sewage spill Sunday night at the town's wastewater treatment plant will not impact residents or Lake Simcoe.
October 27, 2014 | Source: Barrie Examiner

Planting trees in the Marsh

On October 18, there was a community tree planting event, by the North Canal on a section of the newly-constructed berm, near 5 Sideroad and Canal Rd.
October 23, 2014 | Source: Bradford Times

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

Angling duo quadruples the weight of its catch last year to win this year's event

The water was choppy and the air, chilly, but with a game plan and a little luck Taro Murata and Paul Castellano cinched the top spot at this year’s Lake Simcoe Open.
October 18, 2014 | Source: Orillia Packet & Times

Celebrating Ontario Parks Summer Student Excellence

The water was choppy and the air, chilly, but with a game plan and a little luck Taro Murata and Paul Castellano cinched the top spot at this year’s Lake Simcoe Open.
October 17, 2014 | Source: Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry News

Protected ravens expand their range

Ravens are expanding their range and local sightings are on the rise.
October 16, 2014 | Source:

Bustling with innovation

Simcoe County is bustling with economic growth, innovation and labour opportunities. From tourism, to agriculture, to technology and manufacturing industries, we have so much to offer residents, business owners and future investors.
October 15, 2014 | Source: The Barrie Examiner

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:


The Beach Bash

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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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