Page ContentMedia Room Media Releases, Advisories and Public Service Announcements2017June 20, 2017More than 200 residents come out for LSRCA's annual BioBlitzMay 29, 2017Know your flood risks May 16, 2017Residents set seedling sale recordMay 8, 2017Do you know an environmental champion?March 8, 2017Spring Safety Message: Be Careful Around WaterwaysMarch 1, 2017Tap into sap for some sweet family funFebruary 13, 2017Celebrate your love for Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area February 7, 2017Plant trees and save up to 25% on your heating costsJanuary 27, 2017In a Climate of Change LSRCA Offers Stability to Watershed Residents January 24, 2017Sections of Durham Regional Forest Trails to be closed2016December 5, 2016More Salt Doesn't Mean More Safety!November 3, 2016 LSRCA Hands Out Environmental Awards - Annual Evening Celebrates the Efforts of Environmental ChampionsNovember 2, 2016 LSRCA extends heartfelt condolences to Regional Councillor Danny Wheeler’s family and the community of GeorginaOctober 26, 2016 Accessible recreation trail in Beaver River Wetland now openSeptember 29, 2016 New boat integral to lake monitoring program - Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority unveils The HexageniaSeptember 21, 2016Multiple Sections of Durham Regional Forest to be ClosedSeptember 16, 2016 Maskinonge River coming back to life!August 29, 2016New rules mean safer communities and a healthier Lake SimcoeJuly 18, 2016Citizen scientists prove Scanlon Creek is a plant and animal paradiseJuly 12, 2016 Drought conditions statement: please conserve waterMay 11, 2016 LSRCA Applauds Province on Coordinated Land Use ReviewMay 4, 2016Local Landowners Will Plant More Than 9,000 Trees This YearApril 27, 2016Know an Environmental Champion?April 25, 2016Digging In To De-paveApril 15, 2016LSRCA Thanks VolunteersMarch 9, 2016Did you leave your March Break planning until the last minute? March 4, 2016Warmer Temperatures Coming: Be Careful Around Waterways February 12, 2016Turn a Loonie into a Lasting Legacy Fact SheetsLake Simcoe Water LevelsEach year questions about Lake Simcoe water levels come up: Who controls them? Why are they so low? Why are they so high? The fact is Lake Simcoe water levels are not “controlled”, they are “managed” with the understanding that climate conditions are complex and can be unpredictable at times. Here are some facts that provide a better understanding of Lake Simcoe water levels and how they are managed. Videos & PresentationsClimate Watch Shorts: Measuring changes in Lake SimcoeInterested in learning how climate change and salt are affecting Lake Simcoe? View TVO's recent Climate Watch Short highlighting the changes in Lake Simcoe. The Contagion of Extreme Weather: The Capital Markets Are Paying AttentionPresentation by Dr. Blair Feltmate, Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of WaterlooThere is no denying that extreme weather events are on the rise – from floods, to droughts, fire, wind and hail. Initially, it was the Property & Casualty insurers that seemed vulnerable to extreme weather impacts, while other business sectors remained immune – this is clearly no longer the case. The presentation will highlight how all industry sectors are vulnerable to the "new normal" of extreme weather, and more importantly, what they can do to mitigate risk and maximize opportunity.