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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

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​​​​Reports, Plans & Studies

We​ undertake or are in​volved in studies of both the re​gion's subwatershed​ and the Lake Simcoe watershed as a whole. Studies may involve assembling data, creating computer simulations of the impacts of land use on water quality, documenting the state of the subwatersheds, and recommending courses of action.

Follow the links below to learn more about our Reports, Plans and Studies for the Lake Simcoe watershed.

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Technical Reports and Studies​

We undertake studies of the region's subwatershed​ and the Lake Simcoe watershed as a whole. Topics include climate change, forestry, low impact development, salt, phosphorus and many more.

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A map of Ontario's conservation authourities. The Lake Simcoe watershed is located north of Lake Ontario.

Watershed Health Reporting

We work with our partners to provide the best scientific investigation of the health of the watershed. This includes continually monitoring, evaluating and communicating the results.​​

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A map of the Lake Simcoe watershed, including Lake Simcoe and its surrounding subwatersheds.

​Subwatershed Plans

To meet the recommendations of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan, we have been developing subwatershed plans to focus protection and restoration efforts in Lake Simcoe's subwatersheds.

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​​Conservation Area Management Plans

​Management Plans provide direction so our conservaition areas are cared for in a way that balances recreation with conservation. These plans set goals to enhance our properties and provides the strategies to achieve them.​

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