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  • June 13, 2019 – A new program has launched in the City of Kawartha Lakes to provide incentive funding for landowners and community groups who undertake projects that will improve the quality of surface water across the municipality.The Kawartha Lakes Incentive Grant Program will assist with implementing best management practices…
    Written on Thursday, 13 June 2019 14:29 in Shoreline
  • JUNE 11, 2019 – Are you a property owner in the Township of Scugog, Brock or Clarington? Through the Scugog WATER (Water and Terrain Environmental Restoration) Fund, Kawartha Conservation provides financial assistance to property owners who undertake projects that contribute to the health of Lake Scugog and its watershed. The…
    Written on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 14:22 in Shoreline
  • June 3, 2019 – Ken Reid Conservation Area is a jewel among local conservation areas and hiking destinations. Featuring an off-leash dog park, accessible trails, boardwalks and a viewing platform overlooking the provincially-significant McLaren Marsh, Ken Reid attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. As use of the conservation…
    Written on Monday, 03 June 2019 08:40 in Conservation Areas

Media Releases

  • MAY 30, 2019 – Staff from Kawartha Conservation will be hosting an information meeting to present the approved Dunsford Creek Flood Plain Mapping Study on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at the Bobcaygeon Municipal Service Centre. Kawartha Conservation completed the flood plain study for the Dunsford Creek Subwatershed…
    Written on Thursday, 30 May 2019 13:50 in Media Releases
  • MAY 23, 2019 – Kawartha Conservation’s Board of Directors has endorsed the updated flood plain mapping for the Burnt River. The 18-month project was completed by the conservation authority for the City of Kawartha Lakes. “Technology has improved dramatically since the flood plain mapping was last completed in 1991,” explained…
    Written on Thursday, 23 May 2019 14:25 in Media Releases
  • May 15, 2019 – Kawartha Conservation staff have launched two floodplain mapping projects to continue the critical work of updating or establishing floodplain mapping tools within the Kawartha watershed. McLaren’s Creek and Fenelon Falls South will be the subject sites for the next 18-months. Updating and establishing floodplain mapping for…
    Written on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 10:25 in Media Releases

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