Close to Toronto yet a world apart, Lake Simcoe is one of Canada’s historic crossroads. Urban vibe meets country culture. Beautiful waters inspire pioneers. People and nature are partners. It's all yours to share.
Now there is an interactive experience that will help you explore the story of Lake Simcoe's Protection Plan and what it really means for the lake. Start the journey.
Thousands came out to love Lake Simcoe and feel good at the 5th annual Splash Beach Bash on Saturday, August 15th! See www.splashfestival.ca for more details.
Do fish fart? This is just one of the 200+ questions from kids answered in the exciting new book about Lake Simcoe, available August 15. The book is full of photos, artwork, cartoons, puzzles and amazing factoids and will be for sale at Splash Festival’s Beach Bash. Check out the site for all of the fun and details.
Parklane Nurseries of Beaverton wins at Canada Blooms for “Outstanding Educational Garden” and the Gordon A. MacEachern Award for “Outstanding Garden, large size” with their Rain Game garden. Read more...
Photo: Our Stories Innisfil. An ongoing, large-scale collaborative community-led history project
The Innisfil Historical Society unveiled the replica of the "Emily May," a paddle steamship that plied Lake Simcoe in the late 1800s. The boat will be permanently on display at the Innisfil Town Hall. For more details...
The Ladies of the Lake have merged with the Ontario Water Centre, an educational organization with charitable status that they helped to create. Here’s a peek into the legend of the Ladies of the Lake. Read more...
Rain activates this sculpture as part of the new “rain garden” at De La Salle Park, Georgina that saves water, helps the lake and is a pleasant place for people and plants to be. More.
This Keswick neighbourhood is in change-up mode as it revitalizes its community waterfront park as a ReWilding Lake Simcoe demo site. Tune in.
A new collaborative effort to reduce nutrient runoff in Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay wetlands is being is being led by Ducks Unlimited Canada. More.
On October 23, 2015, Ontario released a five year report back that shows that the health of Lake Simcoe is improving. Read more about it.
An interactive communications system was piloted that will brand the Lake Simcoe watershed as a place of innovation. See more.
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