Latest Updates

April 14, 2014

Funding available for environmental projects

LSRCA funding program covers tree planting to septic tanks

New for this year rain gardens

he Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority's Landowner Environmental Assitance Program (LEAP) provides free technical support and financial grants that aim to help you complete environmental projects on your property. LEAP is offered to all Lake Simcoe watershed residents and includes funding from upgrading septic systems to planting trees on your property.

The new pilot program for 2014 now includes funding for establishing a rain garden on your property.

Visit the LEAP website

April 9, 2014

Support Windfall Centre by purchasing tickets

Green Living Show tickets now on sale

Show is April 25th-27th at the Direct Energy Centre

What could be easier than supporting Windfall Centre and enjoying a day full of healthy, green adventure? When you buy tickets to the Green Living Show using the special link below, 50% of the proceeds go to us!

Use this link to purchase tickets

March 31, 2014

Drastic reduction in emissions is needed

Global warming impacts could 'sprial out of control'

Impacts can be reduced through adaptation and mitigation

The Interngovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group just released its assessment of impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability of climate change as part of the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report. The report outlines that the risks associated with climate change are worse than originally anticipated and calls for immediate and drastic actions. There is still time to act but our window of opportunity is closing.

Read the full report

March 10, 2014

Free session for contractors

Toronto introduces new Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

Join us on April 15th or April 23rd

Join us for one of two FREE morning sessions to learn about the new Home Energy Loan Program offered by the City of Toronto. Participants will also learn about cash incentives available for homeowners who are making energy efficiency retrofits to their homes. Discover which products and services are eligible and how to qualify your customers. A light breakfast and refreshments will be provided.

View the agenda and register

March 11, 2014

Discounted rain barrels are back!

Order online now for only $50

Funds raised will support the Annual Windfall Ecology Festival

Orders are now being taken for a Saturday June 7th and Sunday June 8th, 2014 pickup date. Distribution will be 10am to 4pm at Fairy Lake Park, Newmarket. Only barrels ordered in advance are guaranteed to be available.

Browse products and order online

More updates

Getting To 80

Enbridge customers in Wards 13 and 30 may qualify for up to $2000 in incentives when making energy saving upgrades to their homes. The cash incentives are being offered as part of community-wide climate protection initiative led by Project Neutral and Windfall Ecology Centre.

Visit the Getting To 80 website for full details