News Releases

LSCF accredited (for the second time!) in the prestigious Imagine Canada Standards Program

Accreditation Process Strengthens Charities and Nonprofits

Wednesday, October 31, 2018: Congratulations!

Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation (LSCF) now joins 24 other Canadian Charitable organizations that have most recently earned accreditation through the Imagine Canada Standards Program – investing in trust and building excellence through common standards of practice.

Twenty organizations were successfully reaccredited while five earned their accreditation for the first time, bringing the […]

October 31st, 2018|

Groundswell’s Brad Rogers looks to balance development, conservation

Congratulations Groundswell Urban Planners!

Great article on how Groundswell corporately and Brad personally has had such a positive impact on our shared local environment through corporate donations and sponsorship of LSCF, Brad’s leadership as President and Past President of the LSCF Board as well as a key contributor to the Inspiring Greener Communities Program with watershed […]

October 19th, 2018|

Connect Campaign Video is now available on YouTube

September, 2018 – The Foundation is pleased to announce that we have released our new video for our Connect Campaign to build a new Nature Centre at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area in Bradford.

The Connect Campaign will help raise the funds needed to build an incredible new Nature Centre at the Scanlon Creek Conservation Area.

Since the […]

September 25th, 2018|

Donor Information Series; 5-2017 – Nokiidaa Trail Expansion Project

September 6, 2018

Every year, our donors provide generous support to Conservation Authority initatives that contribute to our shared vision of a cleaner and healthier Lake Simcoe watershed. The following is the fifth instalment.

A pdf version of this and previous issues are located here

September 6th, 2018|

We’re Hiring! Campaign Manager for the New Nature Centre at Scanlon Creek

Campaign Manager
Full Time Contract: June 2018 – December 2020

Newmarket, Ontario

Wage Range: $36.22 – $45.26

The Campaign Manager will develop and lead the implementation of the Foundation’s $3 million+ capital campaign to support the construction of a new Nature Centre at the Scanlon Creek Conservation Area in Bradford. Owned and operated by our partner, the Lake Simcoe […]

April 19th, 2018|

Register today! 2018 Freezin for a Reason Polar Dip into Lake Simcoe!

Registration is now open for the 2018 Polar Dip into Lake Simcoe

Take a dip in icy water to help support a cleaner and healthier Lake Simcoe watershed.

Dip on your own, or with a team. Dress up in a wacky costume! The most important thing is that you are doing your part to help raise funds for the environmental protection […]

February 5th, 2018|

World Environmental Health Day is Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Healthier air, healthier you
5 ways to mark World Environmental Health Day at home
The air we breathe, our natural environment and our health are interconnected.
The theme of this year’s World Environmental Health Day, Sept. 26, is indoor and outdoor air quality. More than fitting, as Margaret Chan, director general at the World Health Organization, this spring […]

September 25th, 2017|

Join us on August 26th for the Great Trail Celebration at Beaver River Wetland Conservation Area

The Great Trail is Officially Connected Across Canada!

Come celebrate our 20km local link on the coast-to-coast-to-coast Trans Canada Trail at the Beaver River Wetland Conservation Area. There’s no better way to spend a summer Saturday morning! 

Enjoy the Beaver River Wetland through expert eyes. On Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 8:45 to 10:30 am. pick your […]

August 18th, 2017|

2017 Conservation Dinner was a Resounding Success!

Thanks to the York Region Media Group  for publishing the Ad below, recognizing our 2017 Conservation Dinner Sponsors. It was published in the June 29, 2017 Newmarket Era Banner on page A9. It was also published in the Aurora Banner and East Gwillimbury Express. 

July 10th, 2017|

Join us June 17 for a BioBlitz at Sheppard’s Bush in Aurora


A BioBlitz is a full day event to explore, identify and learn about the many plants and animals that live in our area. The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority will be hosting their third BioBlitz, this time at Sheppard’s Bush Conservation Area in Aurora.

There will be activities for all ages and levels.

Date: Saturday June 17, 2017

Time: […]

June 2nd, 2017|