Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

A petition requesting an impact assessment for the proposed Bradford Bypass is open for signatures.

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On April 21, 2019, when most of us were most concerned with keeping the fireplace stoked, Kate Steels, from the UK, swam one mile in Lake Simcoe, just after the ice broke up – although large

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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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Our Local Nature
By David J. Hawke -- Ah, winter: that time of the year when all good field workers hunker down over piles of data sheets and screen shot after screen shot of last summer’s work. Nu...
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Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre
Once a month, or more specifically every 29.5 days, we have a full moon. Most people are generally in awe when gazing at the moon, whether it's a sliver (waxing crescent) or at its...
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Our Local Nature
By David J. Hawke -- The pattern of holes in the snow revealed where a red squirrel had come forth from the distant sheltering spruce trees, tunneling under the fresh fal...
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Pet Adoptions
Elsa and her littermates were born in the care of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society on Sept. 17 after their mother was brought to us in desperate need of a loving home. We think ...
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Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre
We started our bird and mammal count at the nature centre just after the sun rose on Monday, Jan. 3. It was certainly a very chilly start with the temperature registering -15 Celsi...
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke -- It's nice to have time to read the Daily Journal, but just make sure you're dressed for the occasion. A parka is an asset and snowshoes might help at times. Despi...

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