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May 5, 2017 – Trent Matters, along with Parks Canada (Trent Severn Waterway) and Kawartha Conservation will be hosting a free two-hour workshop on dealing with excess aquatic plants on Saturday, June 10 at the Bolsover Community Centre. “Canal and Mitchell lakes, in particular, have been identified as lakes experiencing significant impacts from excessive aquatic vegetation,” explained Trent Matters’ Frank Corker. “We wanted to bring together a group of knowledgeable organizations to provide information to waterfront property owners as well as review the permitting process so that the excess aquatic vegetation is being removed effectively and responsibly.” Trent Severn Waterway,…
Thursday, 04 May 2017 12:16

FLOOD WATCH

April 28, 2017 – With warmer temperatures and the return of chirping birds, beautiful foliage and spring’s natural beauty, it is a great time to explore conservation and natural areas throughout the Kawartha watershed. “We are really fortunate in our region to have so many diverse conservation and natural areas for hiking, walking, biking and enjoying,” said Conservation Areas Acting Coordinator Jon Hale. “Whether it is lakes, marshes and boardwalks or incredible views of the Oak Ridges Moraine, our conservation areas offer unique and diverse experiences for families and individuals.” With more than 7 kilometres of sustainable trails, Durham East…
Lindsay, ON – April 20, 2017 – Space is limited for the three remaining Nature Explorer Summer Camps taking place at Fleming College and Ken Reid Conservation Area this summer. “The first of four, one-week camps offered in partnership between Fleming College and Kawartha Conservation is completely booked and the three remaining camps are filling up very quickly,” said Nancy Aspden, Coordinator, Environmental Programs at Kawartha Conservation. “Parents are encouraged to register their children as soon as possible to guarantee a spot in one of the three remaining camps this summer.” The week-long summer camps for children aged six to…
Lindsay, ON – April 13, 2017 – The interior gates at Ken Reid Conservation Area have been reopened to the boardwalk and Cedar Forest Trail parking areas for 2017. “Spring is always a great time of year at Ken Reid Conservation Area,” said Conservation Areas Acting Coordinator Jon Hale. “When the weather and road conditions permit we are able to open up the interior gates and allow parking at our boardwalk and Cedar Forest Trail parking, as was the case this week. “With the warmer weather we also see the return of a number of migratory birds and other animals…