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Don’t count on ice-out record this year

We are now in mid-April and the ice and snow of the great winter of 2013-14 is starting to melt.
April 18, 2014 | Source: Orillia Packet & Times

Temporary closure of Bark Park

Scanlon Creek - Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is temporarily closing the Scanlon Creek Bark Park off-leash dog park, at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area north of Bradford.
April 18, 2014 | Source: Bradford Times

More federal funding for Lake Simcoe

The Federal government has announced $8.6 million in grant funding under the new Lake Simcoe-South Eastern Georgian Bay Clean-Up Fund - an extension and expansion of the original Lake Simcoe Clean-Up fund, which came to an end in 2012.
April 17, 2014 | Source: Bradford Times

You have to take care of your well

The story about spring being a good time to test your private well water provides a great opportunity to remind well owners that it’s also a good time to think about making well upgrades or decommissioning your unused well.
April 17, 2014 | Source: YorkRegion.com

Ontario flood warnings continue, Napanee River approaches highest level in 38 years

Several flood warnings were issued Tuesday in Ontario, with one conservation authority warning that water levels on a lake in the Municipality of Tweed is "approaching historic flood levels" and another warning that the lakes on the Rideau Canal between Kingston and Ottawa are rising by four centimetres per day.
April 16, 2014 | Source: Simcoe Reformer

Ottawa contributes $8.6 million for Lake Simcoe cleanup

York Region and area farmers and grassroots initiatives are big winners today after the federal government announced another $8.6 million to clean up Lake Simcoe and its watershed.
April 15, 2014 | Source: YorkRegion.com

Carefree Boat Club floats to Lefroy Harbour

Enjoying boating without spending the big bucks? It’s going to be possible with the arrival of a new recreational concept to Simcoe County.
April 10, 2014 | Source: Simcoe.com

Flood watch continues in NVCA, Lake Simcoe watersheds

Flood watches issued April 3 warning of a high potential for flooding are being continued.
April 8, 2014 | Source: CTV News Barrie

Deteriorating ice conditions on Lake Simcoe

The South Simcoe Police Marine Unit, York Regional Police Marine Unit, Innisfil Fire & Rescue Service and Georgina Fire & Rescue Service would like to remind everyone of the importance of staying safe as a result of the milder weather we are experiencing.
April 4, 2014 | Source: CTV News Barrie

Major flooding not expected during melt

The Grey Sauble Conservation Authority is not expecting any major flooding issues as snow continues to melt with the warmer weather.
April 4, 2014 | Source: Simcoe.com

York Regional Police chasing down owners of ice huts left behind

Police in York Region were out on Lake Simcoe near Keswick today chasing down people who still haven’t got their ice huts in.
April 1, 2014 | Source: CTV News Barrie