Posted on Friday, July 30, 2021 12:35 PM
JULY 30, 2021 – Ken Reid Conservation Area will be closed for all public access on Thursday and Friday, August 5 and 6 as Hollywood makes its return to Kawartha Lakes for re-shoots of key scenes for their upcoming blockbuster The Marsh King’s Daughter.
Film crews are expecting to begin arriving Wednesday evening, with the park, including the off-leash dog park, closed all day Thursday and Friday.
“The film crews will be operating on a tight timeline completing re-shoots for ‘The Marsh...
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 03:15 PM
JULY 29, 2021 – The Kawartha Conservation Foundation’s Explore Nature Challenge kicks off this weekend and the response to date has been overwhelming. Sponsors have come on board to support the initiative, which promotes individuals, families and friends getting outside, enjoying nature and getting exercise.
“We are so thankful for the positive response we received from sponsors and participants,” said Foundation Chair Pat Warren. “We really wanted to create an event that could involve...
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 11:14 AM
JULY 29, 2021 – Nothing quite says summer like enjoying the sights and sounds of cottage country, and a renewed partnership with the Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. has continued the perfect accompaniment to summer here in the Kawartha Lakes; the Kawartha Summer Ale.
Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. head brewer Russell Gibson created the popular beer in 2020 as a partnership with Kawartha Conservation, with a portion of proceeds from the sale of the summer beverage going to support environmental initiatives in...
Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2021 09:38 AM
JULY 29, 2021 – While Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are a-Changin’ spoke to a different time when it was released on January 13, 1964, establishing itself as a long-standing anthem of hope for a better future, its relevance today has never been greater.
The times are indeed changing, environmentally; whether it is an increased number of hotter days, more severe and longer drought, more severe precipitation events or changes to what crops farmers are planting and harvesting, our environment is changing...