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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flood watch continues in NVCA, Lake Simcoe watersheds
Flood watches issued April 3 warning of a high potential for flooding are being continued.
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.
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.
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.