Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

Tree monitoring indicates that the Lake Simcoe watershed is likely to experience outbreak levels of the European Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar dispar) this year.

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fishing boat on Lake Simcoe

The Orillia Perch Festival start date has again been delayed because of the province-wide lockdown in Ontario.

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A Lake Simcoe Living poll shows public opinion is sharply divided over an Ontario-government proposed road, dubbed the Bradford Bypass or the Holland Marsh Highway.

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Ontario has announced that a new highway will be built at Bradford. Zaynab Kanji looks at the pros and cons. After reading the article, please let us know what you think.

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Our Local Nature
  By David Hawke — The common loon is a bird that is familiar to most if not all of us....
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke — The word "catharsis" means to clean or purify, a word brought forward from the ancient Greek language. This word is the root that defines an unusual group of birds...
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Our Local Nature
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We are weary from dealing with the pandemic, but a bigger crisis looms....
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke -- The annual spring bird migration is fully underway, and with it comes the opportunity to witness this very dynamic natural event....
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Pet Adoptions
Sven is a six-year-old brown tabby who is looking for his fur-ever home....

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