Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition

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Description
Description (Service) Environmental group working to protect the future of Lake Simcoe * coalition of 13 member groups * partnered with Environmental Defence, Ontario Nature, and many local partners to launch the idea, and shepherd the passage of the Lake Simcoe Protection Act (2008) and Plan (2009) * focus on promoting dialogue between citizens and their governments around the lake * Board is comprised of individuals who shaped the 2008 Lake Simcoe Protection Act and the new governance of the Lake, and remain active in their own Lake Simcoe communities and lake-wide committees today * partner with Environmental Defence and the Ladies of the Lake, and with local groups where appropriate on specific issues 
 
Working with 22 member groups to protect and improve the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan during its statutory review in 2019 * developing an education program, and applying for funds for research and outreach activities * share knowledge and experiences between groups through our AGMs, our website, social media, and conference calls 
 
Goals of Coalition 
* Reduce the annual phosphorus loading to the lake to 44 tonnes by the year 2045  
* Increase environmental awareness and concern in the Lake Simcoe watershed 
* Increase public participation in activities which promote the health of the watershed 
* Encourage land use planning decisions and building techniques that will protect forests, wetlands, working farms, and Lake Simcoe
Service Details
Hours Vary
Areas Served Durham Region - Lake Simcoe Watershed ; Simcoe County - Lake Simcoe Watershed ; York Region - Lake Simcoe Watershed ; Communities located in the Lake Simcoe Watershed
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or email for information about how to get involved
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community York Region
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
E-Mail RescueLakeSimcoeCoalition@gmail.com
Website www.rescuelakesimcoe.org
Primary Contact Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director; Phone: 647-267-7572
Mailing Address c/o Janis MacAskill 
120 Primeau Dr 
Aurora, ON L4G 6Z4