Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

A full season of events marks the 50th anniversary of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association

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When the snow melts in the Lake Simcoe area, not only plants and flowers start popping up.

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Alectra Utilities reports 1.5% less electricity was used during Earth Hour March 24, 2018.

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It’s that sweet time of year as maple syrup begins to flow across the Lake Simcoe area.

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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke — The crime scene, if I may call it that, first appeared rather quiet and orderly....
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke - This week's blog started out to be about European starlings, those somewhat despicable birds that insist on nesting in your mailbox, over the porch entrance, or wh...
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Our Local Nature
 By David Hawke -- A spring thaw of sorts has finally happened. Not the hoped for blast of hot air that melts icy snowbanks into puddles over the course of a day, but at least...
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Our Local Nature
 By David Hawke - Weasels are known by many names, such as politician, ex-partner, sly competitor, unscrupulous land developer... oops, I seem to have gotten off-track....
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke -- I peered out the window, taking a long-overdue break from staring at a computer screen, and saw a lovely scene of natural wonderment. A pair of chickadees scaveng...
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke - There may still be snow in the valleys, but a couple of wildlife species are well into springtime behaviour mode. The past two weeks have produced daily observatio...

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