Kawartha Conservation Launches 10-Year Climate Change Strategy Survey; Seeks Engagement
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 10:52 AM
MAY 19, 2023 – Kawartha Conservation is reminding businesses, individuals, families, cottagers, farmers and more about the launch of its 10-Year Climate Change Strategy Survey. This comprehensive survey aims to gather valuable insights from the community, ensuring that everyone's voice is heard in shaping the organization's approach to climate change.
Climate change poses significant challenges to our region, impacting ecosystems, water resources, and the overall well-being of our communities....
Exploring the healing power of nature: Forest Therapy Walk at Ken Reid Conservation Area on May 26
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 09:52 AM
May 18, 2023 – As Mental Health Month is in full swing, communities around the country are recognizing the profound impact of nature on our well-being. On May 26, nature enthusiasts and those seeking solace will have the opportunity to embark on a transformative journey during the Forest Therapy Walk at Ken Reid Conservation Area. Led by Kristie Virgoe, Director of Stewardship and CA Lands, and a certified Forest Therapy Guide, the event promises to rejuvenate minds and restore spirits through...
Kawartha Conservation launches 10-Year Climate Change Strategy Survey
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023 10:01 AM
MAY 12, 2023 – Kawartha Conservation is excited to announce the launch of its 10-Year Climate Change Strategy Survey. The survey aims to gather valuable insights and opinions from community members to shape a comprehensive and inclusive strategy for addressing climate change in the Kawartha watershed region. With this initiative, Kawartha Conservation emphasizes that everyone has a voice and a vested interest in the local environment.
Climate change affects us all, regardless of our background or...
Harmful algae bloom safety campaign launches online
Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 09:00 AM
MAY 9, 2023 – With summer weather and time on the water right around the corner, residents and lake users are urged to know the signs of harmful algae blooms (HABs) and to report any potential blooms throughout the Kawartha Lakes and Durham Region. To help the community better understand the threats posed by HABs, Kawartha Conservation has teamed up with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPRDHU) on an online campaign to educate the public on how to identify and report...
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day in the Kawarthas and Durham Region
Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 02:06 PM
MAY 8, 2023 – International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) is an annual event that celebrates the incredible journey of migratory birds as they travel thousands of miles each year between their breeding grounds in Canada and the United States and their wintering grounds in Central and South America. This year, the event will be held on Saturday, May 13th and will provide bird enthusiasts with a chance to observe and appreciate these remarkable creatures in their natural habitat.