Virtual Open Househttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Virtual-Open-House.aspx5/28/2020 2:26:30 PMVirtual Open House<div data-name="ContentPlaceHolderMain"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2">​</span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2" style="font-family:verdana, "segoe ui light", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:2em;font-weight:bold;">​​</span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2" style="font-family:verdana, "segoe ui light", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:2em;font-weight:bold;">Scanlon Creek Nature Centre Virtual Open House </span><article><div aria-labelledby="ctl00_PlaceHolderMain_ctl01_label" style="display:inline;"><p>For over 40 years, children have attended Outdoor Education programming at Scanlon Creek. Comprised of three re-purposed portables, the building is now at end of life. If not rebuilt, Outdoor Education will end at Scanlon. <br></p><p>Hosted by Bradford Councillor Peter Ferragine, we invite you to join us for a short presentation about the New Nature Centre, a virtual tour of the current centre and new site location, a Q&A followed by breakout sessions where we want to ask you, how can we get the Bradford community (and beyond!) excited about the new Nature Centre? <br></p><h2><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent1">Event Details </span></h2><p>Date: June 18, 2020<br>Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm<br>Location: <a href="http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dayimlwab&oeidk=a07eh3g0pe83e7b6dfc" title="Click to register for the virtual open house">Register for Zoom</a><br></p><p>Presentations by LSRCA CAO Mike Walters and LSCF Executive Director Cheryl Taylor.<br>Virtual tour of current Nature Centre, unveiling of location of new Nature Centre, break out sessions, Q&A... and more! ​​<br></p><p><a href="http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dayimlwab&oeidk=a07eh3g0pe83e7b6dfc">Register here​</a>! <a href="http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dayimlwab&oeidk=a07eh3g0pe83e7b6dfc"></a>Questions, contact Lisa Spinks at ​<a href="mailto:l.spinks@lsrca.on.ca">l.spinks@lsrca.on.ca</a><br></p></div></article></div>
Covid-19 Updatehttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Covid-19-Update.aspx5/27/2020 5:53:58 PMCovid-19 Update<h1><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2">​​​COVID-19 Update</span></h1><h2><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent1">A message from LSCF Executive Director</span></h2><p>Dear friends of the Foundation,<br></p><p>We hope you and your loved ones are doing well. As concerns about the impact of COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus) continue to grow, everyone's health and safety is our priority.​​<br></p><p>Please be advised that due to evolving impact of COVID-19, the Foundation office is closed and we are working remotely from home. As always, we welcome the opportunity to connect with you. You can reach us by email at <a href="mailto:foundation@lsrca.on.ca">foundation@lsrca.on.ca</a> and you are still able to <a href="https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/LakeSimcoeConservationFound/OnlineGiving.html">donate online</a>.<br></p><p>We will continue to monitor the situation as it unfolds and keep you updated.</p><p>As a friend of the Foundation, we sincerely appreciate your support of a healthier Lake Simcoe watershed. We too are family members with elderly parents and members at risk. We understand how vitally important it is to check-in with loved ones and neighbours to ensure everyone has the care and assistance they need.</p><p>When possible, use this time to reconnect with nature! The Education Team has been creating some <a href="https://www.lsrca.on.ca/online-learning">wonderful nature activities​</a> to help inspire families and children to go outside. The Great Outdoors is a wonderful way to get some much-needed fresh air and exercise.<br></p><p>Stay safe everyone,<br> Cheryl Taylor, Executive Director<br></p>
Take a Backyard Safari Hunt For Signs of Springhttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Take-a-Backyard-Safari-Hunt.aspx5/21/2020 1:32:35 PMTake a Backyard Safari Hunt For Signs of Spring<h1>​Take a Backyard Safari Hunt For Signs of Spring!</h1><p>The team of Outdoor Educators at LSRCA continue to create new activities to keep children engaged during this difficult time. This time, it’s a backyard safari! A big thank you to Bradford Today for publishing the story. A lot of these types of activities are going to be on display when the new Nature Centre opens. Are your kids spending time learning outdoors? Take a picture and share it with us!<br></p><p><a href="https://www.bradfordtoday.ca/local-news/lsrca-invites-you-to-take-a-backyard-safari-to-hunt-for-signs-of-spring-2244630">​Take the Backyard Safari!</a>​<br></p>
Katie’s 5 Easy Tips for Getting Your Kids Outsidehttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Katies-5-Tips-for-Getting-Your-Kids-Outside.aspx5/21/2020 1:07:01 PMKatie’s 5 Easy Tips for Getting Your Kids Outside<h1>​​Katie’s 5 Easy Tips for Getting Your Kids Outside<br></h1><p>So, your kids are at home and school has been cancelled (for the time being), how will you keep your kids engaged and excited to learn… outside?</p><p>Check out LSRCA’s Outdoor Educator, <a href="https://www.lsrca.on.ca/Pages/Katies-Easy-Tips-For-Getting-Your-Kids-Outside.aspx">Katie Biddie’s 5 top tips for getting your kids outside</a>.​<br></p>