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...
Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:01 AM
DECEMBER 22, 2020 – On the cusp of a second provincial Covid-19 lockdown, which comes into effect on December 26 and continues until January 23, Kawartha Conservation is taking steps to make sure the community can continue to enjoy Ken Reid Conservation Area and spend time in nature this winter in a safe and enjoyable way.
Effective immediately, Kawartha Conservation has contracted a snowplow operator to plow the entire road to the former beach-area parking lot, to accommodate additional vehicles...
Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 01:14 PM
DECEMBER 21, 2020 – Kawartha Conservation reminds residents of dangers that can exist near streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes around this time of year and urges people to keep family and pets away from the edges of all waterways.
With more and more families turning to nature for exercise, fresh air and a great way to spend time with family, while social distancing, we want to remind all nature seekers to be extremely cautious when outside this winter. We ask that you “Target Trails and Steer clear...
Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 12:06 PM
December 11, 2020 – Kawartha Conservation’s 2021 Tree Seedling sale is now open with a great selection of Evergreens, deciduous trees and shrubs. The program offers native species as well as advancing species which aren't currently found naturally in the Kawartha Watershed, but they are migrating from the South as the climate warms and are becoming more suitable in the Kawartha watershed.
“This is a great program for watershed property owners to purchase tree seedlings...