Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 10:39 AM
FEBRUARY 9, 2021 – Come and experience Ken Reid Conservation Area like never before with the new Talking Forest App available now for Android.
The innovative app helps bring the trees to life, sharing their stories in their own words, allowing visitors to explore, learn and engage at their own pace, all while socially distancing in the great outdoors.
“We are excited to be able to bring this type of innovation and education for visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area,’ said Kristie Virgoe,...
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 12:32 PM
JANUARY 29, 2021 – Kawartha Conservation has launched a new, updated GIS-based mapping tool to help the public save time and also understand better whether their property is in a regulated area.
“We want to provide the watershed community with the tools they need to better understand and make informed decisions about their property,” explained Nancy Aspden, Coordinator, Environmental Programs/GIS Specialist with Kawartha Conservation. “This newly updated tool will allow individuals to...
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 12:18 PM
In December, the Pond Loop at Ken Reid was the site of the first Story Walk featuring the popular children’s book ‘The Snow Day’ by Jack Ezra Keats.
Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 01:48 PM
JANUARY 14, 2021 – As you are aware by now, the Province of Ontario declared a state of emergency effective 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning. We are adjusting our operations with the assumption that Ontario will be in a state of emergency until we are told otherwise.
We receive our information and updates from the province at the same time as you, so we are all working with the same information. We appreciate your patience as we work to address and understand how the new emergency order affects Kawartha...
Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 02:49 PM
JANUARY 12, 2021 – Kawartha Conservation’s five conservation areas were searched more than 1.1 million times online in 2020; 400,000 of those searching a conservation area directly and an additional 710,000 discovering a conservation area through their Google search terms. More than 16,000 people requested directions to our local conservation areas.
“Last year was challenging for everyone,” said Kristie Virgoe, Director, Stewardship and Conservation Lands. “Our conservation areas provided welcome...