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  • November 8, 2018 – A partnership between Fleming College and Kawartha Conservation has resulted in the reopening and creation of new trails at Pigeon River Headwaters Conservation Area.“This is a great project that has allowed us to re-open southern portions of the trail system while expanding and creating new trails…
    Written on Thursday, 08 November 2018 11:43 in Conservation Areas
  • October 23, 2018 – Canadian youth are spending an average of nearly eight hours a day in front of screens, taking a toll on the health and wellbeing of a generation of Canadians.Recent studies have shown that Canadians, and Canadian youth in particular, are spending less and less time outdoors…
    Written on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 14:52 in Conservation Areas
  • September 24, 2018 – The public is welcome to join staff, dignitaries and members of the Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors on Saturday, September 29 for the official opening of the newly constructed accessible viewing platform overlooking the Provincially Significant McLaren Marsh. “Saturday will be an exciting day for all…
    Written on Monday, 24 September 2018 11:32 in Conservation Areas

Media Releases

  • September 21, 2018 – Children from 4 to 8 years old can look forward to a fun-filled Halloween inspired P.A. Day Nature Camp at Ken Reid Conservation Area on Friday, October 26. Space is limited for the day-long camp and a pizza lunch is included for participants.  “We always get…
    Written on Friday, 21 September 2018 12:52 in Media Releases
  • September 6, 2018 – Durham Regional Police have laid more than 10 charges and arrested one individual for trespassing and vandalism-related incidents during the last four weeks as a result of increased enforcement at Durham East Cross Forest Conservation Area. Though illegal, historically the property has been a popular area…
    Written on Thursday, 06 September 2018 13:27 in Media Releases
  • August 30, 2018 – A new partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will enhance weather monitoring in the eastern portion of the Kawartha watershed, filling a gap in precipitation data. Kawartha Conservation, in conjunction with MNRF has installed a new weather monitoring gauge station in Emily…
    Written on Thursday, 30 August 2018 09:32 in Media Releases

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