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Upcoming Events

July 25, 2014 (Friday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  LSRCA Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, Nature Centre,
2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury [ Google map ]

Please note: The LSRCA Board meeting takes place from 9am - 11am, followed by the Source Protection Authority meeting at 11am.

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.

July 29, 2014 (Tuesday)
7:00 PM
  Environmental Grants for your Property Workshop

Lake Simcoe landowners take advantage of LEAP funding to upgrade your septic system, install a rain garden, plant trees or more! A wide variety of environmental projects qualify. Do your part to improve the way water flows through our watershed. To find out more, attend our FREE workshop.

Location: Ballantrae Community Centre (Musselman’s Lake Room), 5592 Aurora Rd. Stouffville [ Google map ]

Pre-registration required by Friday July 25th. Contact Lori McLean at 905-895-1281 ext. 272 or by email l.mclean@LSRCA.on.ca

July 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
  Environmental Grants for your Property Workshop

Lake Simcoe landowners take advantage of LEAP funding to upgrade your septic system, install a rain garden, plant trees or more! A wide variety of environmental projects qualify. Do your part to improve the way water flows through our watershed. To find out more, attend our FREE workshop.

Location: Holland Landing Community Centre (Dalhousie Room), 19513 Yonge St. Holland Landing [ Google map ]

Pre-registration required by Friday July 25th. Contact Lori McLean at 905-895-1281 ext. 272 or by email l.mclean@LSRCA.on.ca

August 4, 2014 (Monday)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Notice of Office Closure, Civic Holiday (Simcoe Day)

There will be a scheduled service disruption in observance of the Ontario Civic (Simcoe Day) holiday on Monday, August 4, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 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

The offices will re-open for business at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

August 16, 2014 (Saturday)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Volunteer Day @ Scanlon Creek!

If you can swing a hammer, dig a hole or cut boards we need you! The Friends of Scanlon Creek are looking for volunteers to assist with helping to maintain and improve the facilities at Scanlon Creek. Projects include trail maintenance, helping to maintain the boardwalk and Discovery Play Garden as well as clean-up of the arboretum. Refreshments, some laughter and a lot of “thanks” will be provided. Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, 2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury. [ Google Map ]

  • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00pm at the Nature Centre
To register, contact Brian Kemp b.kemp@lsrca.on.ca or by phone at 905-895-1281, ext. 289.
Presented by Friends of Scanlon Creek

September 1, 2014 (Monday)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Notice of Office Closure, Labour Day Holiday

There will be a scheduled service disruption in observance of the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 1, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 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

The offices will re-open for business at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

September 14, 2014 (Sunday)
  1st Annual Run for the Trails

The run will include both a challenging 7km trail run/walk and a fun 1km trail run/walk for a maximum of 150 enthusiasts. It will be a fun and exciting day for everyone. Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, 2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury. [ Google Map ]
Register at: www.events.runningroom.com. Online runner pre-registration is required and is open until September 5th, 2014. Race day registration opens at 8:00 a.m. Races start at 10:00 a.m. Awards ceremony is at 11:00 a.m.

Event Start Times:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 7km Trail Run/Walk
  • 10:15 a.m. – 1km Trail Run/Walk

Race Kit Pickup at The Running Room, Dominion Plus Centre, 17725 Yonge Street North, Newmarket, 905-898-8110.

  • Thursday, September 11, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 12, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 13, Noon - 6:00pm

Race Shirts: Each registered participant will receive a free shirt. Please register before August 17, 2014 to guarantee shirt sizes.

Presented by Friends of Scanlon Creek

September 18, 2014 (Thursday)
  Night Walks @ Scanlon Creek!

Experience nature by night! Local Bradford resident, Jim Masin, will show participants how to walk safely in the woods at night. This will be a unique experience not to be missed - even if you already walk the trails of Scanlon Creek in the daytime. Jim will show you how to “let your feet find the path” and be immersed in nature in the dark. No dogs please, no smoking and no flashlights. Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, 2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury. [ Google Map ]

  • The walks are free with your park pass, begin at sunset at the Nature Centre and last about an hour and a half.
  • Pre-registration is required*. Registration is limited to 10 people per night so please book early to avoid disappointment

Entrance fee of $10 per vehicle or FREE with a Scanlon Creek Annual Pass.
To register, contact Wanda Black w.black@lsrca.on.ca or by phone at 905-895-1281, ext. 222.
Presented by Friends of Scanlon Creek

September 26, 2014 (Friday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  LSRCA Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, Nature Centre,
2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury [ Google map ]

Please note: The LSRCA Board meeting takes place from 9am - 11am, followed by the Source Protection Authority meeting at 11am.

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.

September 28, 2014 (Sunday)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Kids Fun Day @ Scanlon Creek!

Calling all kids! Face painting, scavenger hunt, obstacle course, bubbles, parachute and more!!
Location: Discovery Play Garden at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, 2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury. [ Google Map ]

  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Discovery Play Garden
  • No pre-registration required – just bring the kids!
  • Rain or Shine

Entrance fee of $10 per vehicle or FREE with a Scanlon Creek Annual Pass.
Presented by Friends of Scanlon Creek

October 13, 2014 (Monday)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Notice of Office Closure, Thanksgiving Day Holiday

There will be a scheduled service disruption in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Monday, October 13, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 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

The offices will re-open for business at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

October 16, 2014 (Thursday)
  Night Walks @ Scanlon Creek

Experience nature by night! Local Bradford resident, Jim Masin, will show participants how to walk safely in the woods at night. This will be a unique experience not to be missed - even if you already walk the trails of Scanlon Creek in the daytime. Jim will show you how to “let your feet find the path” and be immersed in nature in the dark. No dogs please, no smoking and no flashlights. Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, 2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury. [ Google Map ]

  • The walks are free with your park pass, begin at sunset at the Nature Centre and last about an hour and a half.
  • Pre-registration is required*. Registration is limited to 10 people per night so please book early to avoid disappointment

Entrance fee of $10 per vehicle or FREE with a Scanlon Creek Annual Pass.
To register, contact Wanda Black w.black@lsrca.on.ca or by phone at 905-895-1281, ext. 222.
Presented by Friends of Scanlon Creek

October 24, 2014 (Friday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  LSRCA Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, Nature Centre,
2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury [ Google map ]

Please note: The LSRCA Board meeting takes place from 9am - 11am, followed by the Source Protection Authority meeting at 11am.

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.

November 11, 2014 (Tuesday)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Notice of Office Closure, Remembrance Day

There will be a scheduled service disruption in observance of Remembrance Day on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 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

The offices will re-open for business at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

November 28, 2014 (Friday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  LSRCA Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, Nature Centre,
2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury [ Google map ]

Please note: The LSRCA Board meeting takes place from 9am - 11am, followed by the Source Protection Authority meeting at 11am.

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

Location: LSRCA Administrative Office, 120 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket.
Google Map ]

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 on Thursday December 25 and Friday, December 26, 2014. 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.

December 26, 2014 (Friday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  LSRCA Board of Directors Meeting

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, Nature Centre,
2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury [ Google map ]

Please note: The LSRCA Board meeting takes place from 9am - 11am, followed by the Source Protection Authority meeting at 11am.

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.