Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 09:00 AM
JULY 26, 2022 – A stream monitoring project led by members of Trent University’s Environmental Geoscience Research Group is now underway in the Kawartha Lakes with support and funding from the City of Kawartha Lakes and Kawartha Conservation.
Lead by the Trent School of Environment associate director, Dr. Catherine Eimers, and Trent Water Sciences student Joseph Gentile, the project studies Janetville Creek, Sucker Creek, and Stoney Creek to identify key areas along the creeks for future restoration...
Posted on Monday, July 18, 2022 01:36 PM
JULY 18, 2022 – Get ready to walk, bike or hike conservation areas across the Kawartha watershed as part of the second annual Explore Nature Challenge.
Following last year’s successful event at Ken Reid Conservation Area, the Kawartha Conservation Foundation has expanded this year’s challenge to include Windy Ridge, Pigeon River, and Durham East Cross Forest Conservation Areas.
Beginning Friday, July 29 to Thanksgiving weekend, participants, families and friends are encouraged to walk, run, skip,...
Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 09:43 AM
JULY 12, 2022 – Summer is in full swing at Seven Forty Six shop and so is their continuing support of the lakes, rivers, streams, and natural areas that make up the Kawartha watershed.
For all of 2022, Seven Forty Six owners Donna Galloway and Dave Corneil have teamed up with Kawartha Conservation to donate 5% of every sale from their Kawartha line of apparel to protect and sustain the Kawartha watershed and conservation areas.
“We see and hear from, first-hand the visitors who...
Posted on Monday, July 11, 2022 02:11 PM
The series kicks off Tuesday, July 19 with a ‘Tree Talk’ at Ken Reid Conservation Area, where participants will have the chance to learn about different types of trees and how to identify them. The community nature walk series continues with ‘Wicked Wetlands’, ‘The Forest Understory’, ‘Wander Windy Ridge’, and an ‘Invasive Species...
Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 09:15 AM
JULY 6, 2022 – With school out for summer and sunshine in the forecast, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can now read ‘The Hike’ along the Story Walk Trail for the entire month of July.
Dedicated to young hikers everywhere, ‘The Hike’ follows along with three friends and their dog as they set out for an exciting hike up Buck Mountain. As they make their way through the winding trails, they come across tons of different animals, plants, and landscapes, taking notes and admiring views on their...