Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

  • The assistance line for Barrie residents affected by the tornado: 705-728-8442

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Aware Simcoe says a precious water source is the subject of a local planning appeal tribunal hearing on July 23.

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Linda Wells’s connections to Lake Simcoe are many: she is a swimmer, a community organizer, a birder, a naturalist, and a lover of farmers’ markets and outdoor meals.

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Take part in the 2021 Lake Simcoe Living Reader Survey!

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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke -- It’s always interesting to look at the love-hate relationships we have with certain species of wildlife; yesterday’s enemy “suddenly” becomes today’s poster child...
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Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre
The Carden Alvar Butterfly and Dragonfly counts were held this past weekend, July 17 and 18, celebrating the 24th official year of this event....
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Living Green Barrie
Did you know that private vehicles contribute to more than half of Barrie’s greenhouse gas emissions?...
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Our Local Nature
    By David J. Hawke -- I had hoped to move this week’s topic along from yet another tirade about invasive species, but woe, I found some really interesting fa...
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Our Local Nature
By David Hawke - Now that the gypsy moth caterpillars are cocooning and no longer bombarding your patio with their poop, you may be at a loss as to what to worry about next. N...
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Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre
One of our goals at the Robert L. Bowles Nature Centre is to help save endangered species....

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