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Upcoming Events

September 7, 2015 (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 7, 2015, 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 8, 2015. On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

September 12, 2015 (Saturday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Up the Maskinonge with a Paddle
Location: Boston Pizza Parking Lot, 253 Queensway South, Keswick
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Free guided group paddle up the Maskinonge, see your local river in a new way. Learn from the Maskinonge River Recovery Project team how to make it healthier. Bring your canoe, kayak, rowboat or paddleboat and a lifejacket or personal flotation device (PFD). No motorized vessels please. No boat, no problem! The Georgina Dragon Boat Club will make sure you have a spot on theirs. Meet at 9am in the Boston Pizza parking lot at 253 Queensway South, Keswick.

Event is rain or shine. To register, contact Brittany Ballagh, LSRCA: b.ballagh@lsrca.on.ca or 1-800-465-0437 ext.326.

September 19, 2015 (Saturday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  TD Tree Days Community Planting – Kitchener Park, Orillia
Location: Kitchener Park, West Street South, Orillia
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Come and plant a tree or two along the beautiful shore of Lake Simcoe at Kitchener Park, on West Street South, Orillia. Organized through TD and the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, with support through the City of Orillia, you'll have a chance to enjoy a day outdoors, help to beautify your local park, and get some free give-aways. We hope to see you there!

For more information, please contact Andrea Gynan at the LSRCA – a.gynan@lsrca.on.ca, or Cathy Stephenson at TD - cathy.stephenson@td.com

Please register online at: TD Tree Days.

September 25, 2015 (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 .

September 26, 2015 (Saturday)
  2nd Annual Run for the Trails

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, 2450 9th Line, Bradford West Gwillimbury
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Get outside and enjoy the trails with your family and support an important cause. The goal is to raise $20,000 to develop accessible trails for all ages and abilities at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area.

RACE LENGTHS & START TIMES:

  • 7km OPEN RUN/WALK – 10:00 am
  • 3km KIDS (13 and under) RUN/WALK – 9:00 am
  • 1km KIDS/TODDLERS WALK – 9:30 am

Swag Bag, T-shirt and a Medal for All Participants

Early bird registration deadline: August 30, 2015. Register online at Running Room Events

Email contact: FriendsofScanlon@lsrca.on.ca

October 3, 2015 (Saturday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  TD Tree Days Community Planting – Aurora

Location: Strawbridge Farm Dr.
(Off Bayview just north of Vandorf Sideroad), Aurora [ Google Map ]

Organized through TD Tree days and Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, come help us plant 320 trees!

Please register online at: TD Tree Days. For more information, contact Site Leader Jessica Giordano at jessica.giordano@tdinsurance.com .

October 12, 2015 (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 12, 2015, 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 13, 2015. On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

October 23, 2015 (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 .

October 24, 2015 (Saturday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  TD Tree Days Community Planting – Beswick Park, Newmarket

Location: Beswick Park, 256 Rogers Road, Newmarket [ Google Map ]

Organized through TD Tree days and Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, come help us plant 300 trees in your community!

Please register online at: TD Tree Days. For more information, contact Site Leader Priscilla Sutini at priscilla.sutini@td.com .

October 24, 2015 (Saturday)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Greening the Fields – Plant some Trees in Uxbridge!
Location: Fields of Uxbridge at Ball Road and Durham Rd. 1, Uxbridge
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The Uxbridge Watershed Advisory Committee and the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority are partnering up again to offer a fun, outdoors event for the whole family. Come and help us plant a few trees in the park at the Fields of Uxbridge at Ball Road and Durham Rd. 1, Uxbridge. Learn how to plant a tree, and enjoy some free refreshments, too.

For more information, please contact Andrea Gynan at the LSRCA – a.gynan@lsrca.on.ca.

October 24, 2015 (Saturday)
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Community Canal Fall Planting, Bradford West Gwillimbury

Location: 5th Sideroad and Canal Road, Bradford West Gwillimbury. [ Google Map ]

A morning of Fall fun in your community! Join us and the Bradford Lions to plant 300 new trees and shrubs along the Holland Marsh Canal, followed by a BBQ lunch. Learn about how this simple act of planting protects our local watercourses from erosion and pollutants, and improves habitat for our fish and feathered friends. We’ll show you how easy it is to make a difference. Please note, limited parking along the road, parking is available at Springdale Church, a 10 minute walk to the planting location.

For more information, contact Katleya Young-Chin at 1.800-465-0437, ext. 150.

November 11, 2015 (Wednesday)
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 Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 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 Thursday, November 12, 2015. On behalf of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

November 27, 2015 (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 18, 2015 (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, 2015 (Thursday) -- January 1, 2016 (Friday)
  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 Thursday, December 24, 2015 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2016. 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.