Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:42 AM
May 14, 2020 – Conservation areas will begin re-opening across the Kawartha Conservation watershed on Thursday, May 14 with Windy Ridge Conservation Area opening in time for the May long weekend. Ken Reid Conservation Area will re-open on Tuesday, May 19.
“We understand and appreciate how much our community values our greenspaces,” said Kristie Virgoe, Director, Stewardship and Conservation Lands. “Our staff have worked tirelessly to be able to get our conservation areas ready to be able to open...
Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 08:40 AM
May 11, 2020 – Kawartha Conservation and Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. are kicking off the May long weekend with the launch of the Kawartha Summer Ale, the unofficial beer of summer 2020 in the Kawarthas.
Through the generosity of Fenelon Falls Brewing Co., proceeds from every can and bottle sold (while supplies last) will be donated to Kawartha Conservation to support projects and initiatives that directly impact the health of area lakes and rivers.
“This is a wonderful initiative and a tremendous partnership,”...
Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 11:08 AM
May 1, 2020 – Kawartha Conservation and Kawartha Lakes-based Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. have launched an exciting new partnership that will focus on the long-term health of lakes and rivers within the Kawartha Conservation watershed.
“The Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. are stalwart supporters of the environment and the Kawarthas,” explained Kawartha Conservation Marketing and Communications Specialist, John Chambers. “This unique partnership literally fell into place during an impromptu discussion on how...
Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:44 AM
April 28, 2020 – Conservation areas within the Kawartha Conservation watershed will remain closed until at least May 31. The decision to maintain the closure is consistent with the province’s continuation of park closures aimed at reducing social gatherings and community spread of Covid-19.
“No one would like to see our conservation areas opened more than we would,” said Kristie Virgoe, Director of Stewardship and Conservation Lands at Kawartha Conservation. “We know people are missing the trails...
Posted on Monday, April 27, 2020 09:13 AM
April 27, 2020 – Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Kawartha Conservation has reduced its full-time and contract staff by nearly 60 percent effective Friday, April 24, providing only services deemed essential through the Province’s declared State of Emergency.
“This was an extremely difficult decision. There are no words to adequately reflect how much we struggled as an organization with this decision and the impact it will have on our staff,” said Kawartha Conservation CAO Mark Majchrowski.