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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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Low Impact Development (LID) A Recipe for Urban Sustainability

Lake Simcoe Science Low Impact Development (LID) A Recipe for Urban Sustainability In previous issues of our Science newsletter, we’ve explored the problems associated with urban stormwater run-off, a major contributor of pollutants entering into our rivers and ultimately into Lake Simcoe itself. Urban stormwater run-off is responsible for around 20 per cent of the

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