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  • December 10, 2018 – As the colder weather gave way to milder temperatures, sunny skies and light snow, more than 800 people came through the gates for the first-ever Christmas at Ken Reid, making it an overwhelming success.“The weather, the atmosphere, the people, it was perfect,” exclaimed Kawartha Conservation CAO…
    Written on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 09:43 in Conservation Areas
  • December 6, 2018 – A full day of activities is planned for Saturday, December 8, with the first ever Christmas at Ken Reid family event. The day-long festivities at Ken Reid Conservation Area will feature free activities for the whole family. “This event is about bringing people together, bringing the…
    Written on Thursday, 06 December 2018 16:09 in Conservation Areas
  • December 3, 2018 – Santa’s elves have been busy, the community has come together and this Saturday, December 8, Ken Reid Conservation Area will be the site for the first-ever Christmas at Ken Reid event – a free family event with fun, crafts, animals, wagon rides, entertainment and much, much…
    Written on Monday, 03 December 2018 09:39 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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