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Media Release 2023

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Top 10 Restoration Projects of 2023

In 2023, our restoration team completed 108 projects across the Lake Simcoe watershed. From stormwater retrofits, Low Impact Development, to Community Action projects, creating wetland habitat and agricultural projects, we continue to make critical on the ground improvements. Here are some of our favourite projects from 2023 and if you’re interested you can check out […]

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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority extends its heartfelt condolences to Roy Bridge’s family and his community.​

Newmarket – October 10, 2023 – Board members and staff of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) express sincere condolences and sadness at the passing of former Innisfil Councillor Roy Bridge.“I understand from board members, past and present, that Councillor Bridge was a wonderful supporter of the work of the Conservation Authority,” said York Region

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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority hands out 19 awards to environmental champions

Event celebrates citizens dedicated to watershed health Newmarket – October 11, 2023 – At its 41st annual Conservation Awards ceremony, held at NewRoads Performing Arts Centre on October 10, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority paid tribute to 19 incredible individuals, businesses, and groups who are working hard to improve our environment. “In a world facing

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​1,479 hectares of Conservation Authority land designated protected

​1479 hectares of Conservation Authority land designated protected Six properties recently added 576 hectares to Canada’s protection goals Lake Simcoe watershed – May 8, 2023 – Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, together with Ontario Nature is immensely proud to announce six of its properties, totaling 576 hectares, now contribute towards Canada’s goal of protecting 30 percent

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2023 Conservation Award Nominations Now Open​

​Conservation Awards Celebrating Watershed Heroes​ ​Every day, caring an​d selfless people engage in positive environmental actions that contribute to a more sustainable and healthier watershed. They do it for no ​other reason than the fact that the​y​ care about the world they l​​ive in. They are heroes in the true sense of the word. On

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​ Know an environmental hero? Nominate them today​

Deadline for nominations is June 2, 2023 Lake Simcoe watershed, Ontario – April 14, 2023 – The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is seeking watershed-wide nominations for the annual 2023 Conservation Awards program.  Last year the Conservation Authority recognized 23 individuals and groups across the Lake Simcoe watershed for a wide range of activities, including tree

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Annual General Meeting: Collaboration Key to Environmental Protection​​

Lake Simcoe watershed – January 27, 2023 – At its 72nd Annual General Meeting, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority board members and guests heard from special guest Jason Sheldon, Executive Vice President, Land at The Remington Group and Chair of the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).   During his presentation, Mr. Sheldon stressed the importance of

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