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Upcoming Events

November 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Creating Wildlife Habitat Workshop

Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Utopia, ON L0M 1T0
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Are you a rural landowner looking for ways to enhance wildlife habitat on your property? Join us at a free “Creating Wildlife Habitat” workshop to learn about habitat enhancement techniques for wetlands and uplands.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of wildlife habitat,
  • Enhancing habitat for waterfowl and marsh birds,
  • Enhancing habitat for turtles,
  • Enhancing habitat for fish, and
  • Enhancing habitat for pollinators.

Learn more about wildlife habitat enhancement techniques including nest boxes, basking logs, bank stabilization techniques and more. Learn how you can enhance the biodiversity of your property and contribute to a healthy ecosystem. The workshop will also provide information on funding available for projects that improve wildlife habitat.

Please RSVP by contacting Sean Rootham, Conservation Specialist, Ducks Unlimited Canada at 705-721-4444 ext 232 or s_rootham@ducks.ca

In collaboration with Scales Nature Park, Severn Sound Environmental Association, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and Ducks Unlimited Canada.

November 27, 2014 (Thursday)
7:00 PM
  Public Workshop: Restoring Sunnidale Park’s Creek

Location: Dorian Parker Centre, Sunnidale Park, 227 Sunnidale Road, Barrie
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Get to know your local Kidds Creek where Brook Trout once lived. It connects directly to Lake Simcoe and needs your help. Learn how simple actions can have big impacts. Participants are eligible for a free rain barrel.

We’ll also be showcasing plans for a cutting-edge demonstration garden at Sunnidale. We’ll explain how these designs beautify and protect your home and Lake Simcoe. Then tell us what you think and which design you prefer!

Space is limited. Pre-register by contacting: Danielle Aulenback or 1-800-465-0437, ext. 114.

December 4, 2014 (Thursday)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Creating Wildlife Habitat Workshop (Pefferlaw)

Location: Port Bolster Hall, 31416 Lake Ridge Rd, Pefferlaw
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Are you a rural landowner looking for ways to enhance wildlife habitat on your property? Join us at a free “Creating Wildlife Habitat” workshop to learn about habitat enhancement techniques for wetlands and uplands.

Topics will include:

  • An overview of wildlife habitat,
  • Enhancing habitat for waterfowl and marsh birds,
  • Enhancing habitat for turtles,
  • Enhancing habitat for fish, and
  • Enhancing habitat for pollinators.

Learn more about wildlife habitat enhancement techniques including nest boxes, basking logs, bank stabilization techniques and more. Learn how you can enhance the biodiversity of your property and contribute to a healthy ecosystem. The workshop will also provide information on funding available for projects that improve wildlife habitat.

Please RSVP by contacting Sean Rootham, Conservation Specialist, Ducks Unlimited Canada at 705-721-4444 ext 232 or s_rootham@ducks.ca

In collaboration with Scales Nature Park, Severn Sound Environmental Association, Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and Ducks Unlimited Canada.

December 12, 2014 (Friday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  LSRCA Board of Directors Meeting

Location: LSRCA Administrative Office, 120 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket.
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The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority's (LSRCA) Board of Directors meets on a monthly basis to review conservation projects and conservation area programming, as well as planning and regulatory activities under The Conservation Authorities Act.

Meeting agendas are typically posted the Friday before the board meeting .

December 24, 2014 (Wednesday) -- January 1, 2015 (Thursday)
  Notice of Office Holiday Closure

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority's Administrative Office (120 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket) will be closed at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 2, 2015. The temporary service disruption includes:

  • Closure of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority office
  • Closure of the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation office; and
  • Closure of the Conservation Ontario office

On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience. Have a safe and happy holiday season.

May 27, 2015 (Wednesday)
  27th Annual Conservation Dinner

Join us as we celebrate the 27th Anniversary of the Conservation Dinner. Join hundreds of conservation supporters, business leaders and politicians at The Manor at Carrying Place Golf and Country Club in King Township and share the excitement of our annual signature fundraiser. We look forward to seeing you there!
Stay tuned for more details.
For sponsorship information visit Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation website.