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Scanlon Creek 2016 Fall Photo Contest: October 3 – October 31st

Contest Rules:

Photos are entered into the contest through Instagram or Twitter using hashtag provided (#FallingForScanlon)
Winner will receive a free Annual Membership to Scanlon Creek
Photos must be taken at Scanlon Creek
Anyone is eligible to enter
Contest participants must follow the Friends of Scanlon on social media in order for us to view their entries

October 4th, 2016|

Upgrades to the Beaver River Trail Now Underway!

September 21, 2016 – Thanks to funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and other funders, work is now underway to complete upgrades to the last 11 KM of the 32 KM Beaver River Trail.
The existing trail is a former decommissioned rail system and is being lengthened and improved to connect the communities of Uxbridge, Blackwater, Sunderland and […]

September 21st, 2016|

LSRCA helps Unity Christian High School reclaim their green space

Newmarket, ON – April 25, 2016 – Unity Christian High School will be looking greener in the following months, thanks to a joint effort by students and community members who participated in Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority’s (LSRCA) first de-pave event in Barrie on Earth Day. The de-pave was the first step in a project […]

April 26th, 2016|

Save the Date: Celebrating Lake Simcoe Dinner in Barrie

Celebrate Lake Simcoe Dinner
Hosted by Barrie LSCF Board Directors Steve Chenier and Peter Silveira
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Southshore Community Centre, Barrie
~ Only 150 tickets ~
~ Sponsorship Opportunities available ~
Full Dinner and Presentation by LSRCA CAO Mike Walters on the health of Lake Simcoe and the incredible work of the Authority.
Details will be posted on the Celebrate Lake Simcoe […]

February 16th, 2016|

Baby It’s cold outside, but you have a warm heart…

In 2015, your LOVE for a safer, healthier and more livable Lake Simcoe watershed helped to… 
Teach our amazing kids about the importance of conserving our shared natural environment through your support of:

Outdoor Environmental Education
Environmental Education Resource Kits for Teachers
New GPS units for the classroom at Scanlon Creek
Complimentary Conservation Kid’s Camp experience for 10 kids

Protect and restore […]

February 16th, 2016|

It’s Family Fun Day at Scanlon Creek on Monday, February 15, 2016

Family Fun Day
Enjoy Nature in its Finest Season!

Bradford – Grab your families and join the Friends of Scanlon Creek for their annual Family Fun Day. There will be a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Get outside and enjoy the beauty of winter and have fun in one of Bradford’s finest […]

January 12th, 2016|

Take the Freezin’ For A Reason Polar Dip Challenge on Saturday, February 20th, 2016

January 5, 2016 – LSCF invites you to take a dip in icy water to help restore the Lake Simcoe watershed! Our goal this year is to raise $8,000.

Brave dippers dress up in wacky costumes, jump into Lake Simcoe and help raise funds for a very important cause – the environmental protection of our beautiful Lake Simcoe […]

January 5th, 2016|

Run for the Trails a Success – Thanks to all for a great day!

Saturday September 26, 2015 – Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, Bradford

Thanks to all of the runners, walkers and volunteers who made the 2nd Annual Run for the Trails such a big success!

It was a beautiful fall day and the 1km, 3km and 7km trails were in great shape.

Over 100 runners and walkers who all had fun […]

September 29th, 2015|

Fall Fun at Scanlon Creek on Saturday October 3rd, 2015

Fall In Love with Scanlon Creek
Join us for a fun-filled fall celebration!

The Friends of Scanlon Creek invite you to Fall in Love with Scanlon Creek, Saturday October 3rd, 2015 at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, located at #2450 on the 9th line just north of Bradford. Events for the day include:

An Introduction to Bird Watching & […]

September 11th, 2015|

Give back to the Lake Simcoe watershed with AIR MILES or by rounding up your bank credit/debit card purchases!




On July 9, the AIR MILES Reward Program unveiled the AIR MILES Charity Platform, enabling Collectors to turn their Reward Miles into charitable donations for any registered charity in Canada. Donations can be made in increments of $10.

This means that there are now two more ways you can help support a healthier Lake Simcoe […]

August 4th, 2015|