Press Releases


Press Releases

(note: all releases are in PDF format - if you require another format please contact hkepran@nvca.on.ca)

2014

Apr 16 - FLOOD WARNING
Apr 13 - FLOOD WARNING 
Apr 11 - FLOOD WARNING
Apr 7 - FLOOD WATCH
Apr 3 - FLOOD WATCH
Mar 31 - WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT: Flood Outlook
Mar 27 - WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT: Flood Outlook
Mar 21 - A Taste of Spring - Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival April 5 and 6
Mar 19 - Event Notice - Mad River Community Meeting 
Mar 6 - Spring Safety Reminder
Feb 20 - WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT
Feb 10 - New Funding to Improve On-Farm Wetlands and Streams 
Feb 6 - Outdoor fun for kids of all ages at the Tiffin Centre's Family Day Event
Jan 15 - NVCA Board of Directors Re-Elects Chair and New Vice Chair
Jan 14 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Jan 10 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT


2013

Dec 13 - Join the Tiffin Centre's first Bird Count for Kids!
DECEMBER 3 - Notice of changes to the NVCA's relationship with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Oct 31 - Willing workers for Willow Creek
Oct 31 - WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT
Oct 28 - Volunteers help the Mad River in "Restoration Madness"
Oct 21 - First annual "Fright at the Fort" at Historic Fort Willow
Oct 15 - Reduce your environmental 'hoofprint'!
Oct 11 - Nominate a Conservation Champion in the NVCA Watershed
Oct 3 - MEDIA ADVISORY: 5 daughters to honour father's love of nature

OCTOBER 3 - NVCA's 2014-2018 Strategic Plan Approved
Sept 19 - Notice of Public Open House on updated regulatory mapping
SEPTEMBER 5 - Festival at Fort Willow - Take a journey back in time! (courtesy Springwater Twp)
JULY 19 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Jun 20 - Thornton volunteer tree planting
JUNE 20 - Shelburne volunteer tree planting

Apr 19 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
APRIL
9 - FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT

Mar 26 - Free fly fishing workshop - Apr. 9th in Collingwood
Mar 21 - Celebrate Spring at the Tiffin Centre's "Spring Tonic" Maple Syrup Festival
Mar 20 - Local water users plan ahead for water shortages
Mar 18 - Watershed Report Cards released across Ontario
Mar 12 - Updated FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT
Mar 8 - FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT

MARCH 8 - SPRING SAFETY STATEMENT
FEBRUARY 22 - NVCA forms service agreement with town of Wasaga Beach
Jan 31 - NVCA Board elects new Chair, Vice Chair
Jan 29 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Jan 10 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
JANUARY 8 - $29 million federal grant announced for protection of Lake Simcoe and South-Eastern Georgian Bay

 

2012

DECEMBER 3 - NVCA honours 2012 Conservation Champions
Nov 8 - Volunteers get immersed in restoring Willow Creek
NOVEMBER 2 - Student tree planters lend nature a helping hand
Oct 29 - WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT
OCTOBER 4 - Nominate a Conservation Champion!

Sep 26 - LOW WATER CONDITIONS CANCELLED
Sep 7 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
SEPTEMBER 5 - Festival at Fort Willow - Take a journey back in time! (courtesy Springwater Twp)
Aug 31 - LOW WATER CONDITIONS

Aug 10 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Aug 3 - NVCA receives $100,000 in stewardship funding from US Sustain our Great Lakes program
AUGUST 1 - NVCA study reveals new information about threatened species
Jul 17 - 1812 Celebrity Challenge during 2012 Festival at the Fort

JULY 5 - LOW WATER CONDITIONS IN NVCA WATERSHED
Jun 20 - Local residents help keep municipal drinking water sources clean
Jun 12 - New picnic pavilion opening at Fort Willow
JUNE 1 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
May 4 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
MAY
3 - Community volunteers needed for tree planting efforts
APRIL
27 - Arbour day tree sale
Mar 22 - Enjoy 'Spring Tonic' at the Tiffin Centre!
Mar 12 -  Watershed Safety Statement
Mar 8 - FLOOD WATCH

MARCH
7 - WATER SAFETY STATEMENT - Take care around watercourses
Feb 23 - Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority updates terminology for flood messages
Feb 14 - Enjoy Family Day Fun at the Tiffin Centre
FEBRUARY 10 - NVCA Board of Directors re-elects Walter Benotto of Shelburne as chair

JANUARY 9 - Farmers encouraged to build windbreaks to protect soil and improve yield - Free workshop provides expert guidance

 

2011

NVCA recognizes Conservation Champions - November 16
Students and volunteers help restore Minesing Wetlands - October 31
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority requests public input: Memorandum of Understanding for Environmental Services drafted for Township of Oro-Medonte - October 7
Nominate a Conservation Champion in the NVCA Watershed - September 26
Festival at the Fort - Take a journey back in time! (release courtesy Township of Springwater) - August 22
Low water conditions declared for Innisfil Creek subwatershed, Boyne River and Blue Mountain subwatershed - July 25
Dry weather resulting in low creeks and rivers - public urged to use water responsibly - July 25
Summer "Hit Squad" is spreading the word in Nottawasaga Valley (release courtesy OFAH) - July 4
NVCA celebrates grand opening of Procyon Wildlife - June 3
Springwater Township hosts Backyard Project Day - June 3rd (release courtesy Township of Springwater) - May 29
Public Invited To Plant Trees Along Black Ash Creek In Collingwood - May 3
NVCA's 22nd Annual Arbour Day Tree Sales - April 27
Springwater donates proceeds of 2010 Mayor's Golf Tournament (release courtesy Township of Springwater)- April 5
Get a little taste of spring with 'Spring Tonic' at the Tiffin Centre on April 2nd & 3rd - March 29
20 years of change captured in the water below farms in the NVCA watershed - March 24
Gravity OGS Survey - NVCA and partners continue to hunt for buried Ancient River in South Simcoe County - March 7
March Break at Tiffin March 1
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is Pleased to Announce New Funding for Local Stewardship Projects that Help Protect Municipal Drinking Water Press Release ~~ Backgrounder - February 7   
Nottawasaga River Water Quality and Lake Sturgeon Presentation on February 8 in Wasaga Beach - January 25
Family Day Monday, February 21st - January 24
Annual General Meeting - January 7

 

2010

Lake Sturgeon Species at Risk Presentation to the Orillia Field Naturalists Club on November 3, 2010 - October 29, 2010
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority and partners continue the protection of source water in south Simcoe County - Sept 9, 2010    Photo
NVCA Launches another component of their "Alternate Energy' with a Solar Shed at the Tifin Conservation Centre - August 19, 2010
Officials learn about irrigation challenges in a stressed watershed - July 29, 2010
Nature captured in conservation authority photo contest - June 17, 2010
Sinton Transportation and Rotary Club of Barrie helped transport kids to a winter wonderland - May 5, 2010
NVCA celebrates 50 years of conservation - April 26, 2010
Get a taste of maple syrup at the annual Spring Tonic festival - March 30, 2010
High Water Safety Bulletin - March 18, 2010
Innisfil appoints second member to NVCA Board - March 15, 2010
Flood Warning - March 15, 2010
Flood Warning - March 14, 2010
High Water Safety Bulletin - March 11, 2010
Be aware of spring dangers on our waterways - March 11, 2010
Attracting loons and their tunes to Bass Lake - March 9, 2010
Councillor Benotto of Shelburne re-elected as Conservation Authority Chair - Jan. 13, 2010

2009
Champions of the local environment recognized for their dedication by NVCA - Nov. 4, 2009
Overwhelming majority of NVCA board members support continuation of conservation authority - Oct. 9, 2009
Nominate a Conservation Champion in the NVCA watershed - Sept. 14, 2009
Capturing 50 years of conservation - NVCA launches anniversary photo contest - Aug. 6, 2009
How to control Giant Hogweed from invading your property - July 31, 2009
Bass Lake passes environmental tests -  June 26, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin - May 29, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin - May 27, 2009
Minister Cansfield canoes the world-class Minesing Wetland - May 21, 2009
Community plants trees in former Deputy Mayor's honour - May 4, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin -  April 7, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin - April 4, 2009
Tap into spring - March 27, 2009
Group working to share limited Innisfil Creek water resources - March 25, 2009
What's in the water? NVCA releases report on the state of local groundwater - March 20, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin - March 13, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin - March 11, 2009
Be water wise during spring breakup - March 5, 2009
Flood Advisory - Feb. 23, 2009
Flood Advisory -  Feb. 19, 2009
NVCA budget to increase by 3 per cent in 2009 - Feb. 17, 2009
Flood Advisory - Feb. 17, 2009
Flood Advisory - Feb. 14, 2009
Flood Warning - Feb. 13, 2009
Flood Warning - Feb. 12, 2009
Flood Advisory - Feb. 11, 2009
Flood Advisory - Feb. 10, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin -  Jan. 15, 2009
Coun. Benotto of Shelburne elected as Conservation Authority Chair - Jan. 12, 2009
High Water Safety Bulletin -  January 5
Flood Warning - January 2


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