Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

A plurality of Lake Simcoe area voters is opposed to the construction of the Holland Marsh Highway, a survey has found.

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Nov. 16, 2021 -- The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority just added another 137 acres of ecologically sensitive land to its holdings.

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Nov 4, 2021 -- In a climate crisis of existential proportions, it is incumbent on groups like ours to challenge the thinking that puts highway building first, in order to protect Ontario’s G

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Growth Plan consultations are underway all around the Lake Simcoe watershed, and so far, the plans are not aligning with the best interests of citizens and the environment.

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Our Local Nature
By David J. Hawke -- While flipping through a Natural History magazine (circa 1995… see, we do so read our magazines) I came to an article written by Stephen Jay Gould, of Har...
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke -- The sassy call of the lone chickadee flitting above my head did a better job of announcing that the feeder was open than any 'bells and whistles' I may have thoug...
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Pet Adoptions
Seven of these adorable Holland Lop rabbits came into the care of the Ontario SPCA as strays. Concerned about their condition and trauma to their ears, we reported it to ...
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Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre
Our previous three blogs were about wetlands and their significant role in keeping our environment healthy and combating climate change. Our children and young adults are the next ...
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke — It's November. It’s wet and cold outside. This, dear readers, is considered paradise to some of our wintertime visitors. They actually seem to revel in this s...
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Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre
King rails (Rallus elegans), frogs (Lithobates), salamanders (Ambystoma), spotted turtles (Clemmys Guttata) and seven other turtle species, Eastern foxsnake (Pantherophis gloydi) a...

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