Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has released the Minister’s Annual Report on Lake Simcoe, 2017.

Read more: Annual Report on Lake Simcoe for 2017 released

The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan was released 10 years ago, but there is no plan to achieve its phosphorus pollution reduction or natural cover restoration targets, Lake Simcoe Watch warns.

Read more: We need leaders to work together to Save Lake Simcoe

Steve Clarke, Minister for Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced Jan. 23, 2019, that the government will not be pursuing Schedule 10 of Bill 66.

Read more: Ontario will not loosen environmental protections: Minister

Tues., Jan. 22 is the appeal deadline date re: plans for a waste facility in the Freele Forest.

Read more: Jan. 22 appeal deadline re: Simcoe Forest Freele Tract

By Paul and Debra Harpley -- The Sutton Christmas Bird Count on Sat., Dec. 28, 2018, documented 53 species.

Read more: Sutton Christmas Bird Count documents 53 species

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