Need information from an environmental expert?
With more than 60 years of experience in watershed protection, we have highly skilled and experienced staff and researchers able to comment on a variety of topics, including, but not limited to:
- Aquatic Biology
- Climate Change
- Conservation Area Management
- Flood Control
- Invasive Species
- Lake Simcoe
- Low Impact Development
- Species at Risk
- Water Monitoring
- Water Quality
Learn more about
our highly skilled leadership team.
We also employ a number of subject matter experts including: Dr. Brian Ginn, our much admired Lake Doctor, and Ray Bolton, affectionately known as Ecology Ray and our resident expert on all things about bugs.
For media enquiries, contact Sue Jagminas at 905-895-1281 or s.jagminas@LSRCA.on.ca.
2020 Media Releases
2019 Media Releases
2018 Media Releases
2017 Media Releases
October 3, 2017||New Policy takes the "P" out of Pollution|
June 20, 2017||More than 200 residents come out for LSRCA's annual BioBlitz|
May 29, 2017||Know your flood risks |
|May 16, 2017||Residents set seedling sale record|
|May 8, 2017||
Do you know an environmental champion?|
|March 8, 2017||Spring Safety Message: Be Careful Around Waterways|
|March 1, 2017||
Tap into sap for some sweet family fun|
|February 13, 2017||Celebrate your love for Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area |
|February 7, 2017||Plant trees and save up to 25% on your heating costs|
|January 27, 2017||In a Climate of Change LSRCA Offers Stability to Watershed Residents |
January 24, 2017||
Sections of Durham Regional Forest Trails to be closed|
2016 Media Releases
|December 5, 2016||More Salt Doesn't Mean More Safety!|
|November 3, 2016||LSRCA Hands Out Environmental Awards - Annual Evening Celebrates the Efforts of Environmental Champions|
|November 2, 2016||LSRCA extends heartfelt condolences to Regional Councillor Danny Wheeler’s family and the community of Georgina|
|October 26, 2016||Accessible recreation trail in Beaver River Wetland now open|
|September 29, 2016||New boat integral to lake monitoring program - Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority unveils The Hexagenia|
|September 21, 2016||Multiple Sections of Durham Regional Forest to be Closed|
|September 16, 2016||Maskinonge River coming back to life!|
|August 29, 2016||New rules mean safer communities and a healthier Lake Simcoe|
|July 18, 2016||Citizen scientists prove Scanlon Creek is a plant and animal paradise|
|July 12, 2016||Drought conditions statement: please conserve water|
|May 11, 2016||LSRCA Applauds Province on Coordinated Land Use Review|
|May 4, 2016||Local Landowners Will Plant More Than 9,000 Trees This Year|
|April 27, 2016||Know an Environmental Champion?|
|April 25, 2016||Digging In To De-pave|
|April 15, 2016||LSRCA Thanks Volunteers|
|March 9, 2016||Did you leave your March Break planning until the last minute? |
|March 4, 2016||Warmer Temperatures Coming: Be Careful Around Waterways |
|February 12, 2016||Turn a Loonie into a Lasting Legacy |
2015 Media Releases
Interested 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 Chippewas of Georgina Island in Lake Simcoe have developed a climate adaptation plan that is serving as a model for communities across Ontario. The First Nation received funding for a three-year climate study in 2012 and has since been collecting the memories and observances of elders. Like many communities, Georgina Island is struggling with the effects of climate change today. Milder winters mean the community's ferry runs longer and the lake ice is weaker, both of which have ripple effects throughout the island. View TVO's
Climate Watch Short
to learn more.
Presentation by Dr. Blair Feltmate, Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo
There 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.
Learn more about the issues facing Lake Simcoe from our limnologist Dr. Ginn, the Lake Doctor! Joining him in this series are Rob Wilson, the "Fyshician", and Captain of the Hexaginia (our research vessel), Ray Bolton. Meet the team and learn about Climate Change, Weeds on the Waterfront, and Plankton.