Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2022 09:30 AM
NOVEMBER 3, 2022 – Visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can now read ‘Not a Stick’, the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail, for the entire month of November.
Written by Antoinette Portis, ‘Not a Stick’ is a fun and easy-to-read story that uses the power of imagination and creativity to take readers to new worlds. To most people, a stick laying on the ground is nothing more than a piece of wood, but with a little bit of creativity, it could be so much more. A stick could be a paintbrush...
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 08:55 AM
November 2, 2022 – One of the fastest growing outdoor recreational activities is coming to Ken Reid Conservation Area with the launch of the regions latest 9-hole disc golf course later this year.
“When we started having conversations about Ken Reid and our conservation areas, it quickly became apparent that our local demographics were changing and regionally, peoples’ interests were changing,” explained Kristie Virgoe, Director, Stewardship and CA Lands. “Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic...
Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2022 03:13 PM
Newmarket, ON (October 27, 2022) - In a bid to address the housing supply, the Ontario government released a series of new proposed legislative changes, many of which impact Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities.
Among them, the Province proposes to prevent municipalities from entering into agreements with conservation authorities to review planning applications on their behalf, proposes exemptions from natural hazard permits for select municipalities where Planning Act approvals are in place, remove...
Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 02:35 PM
OCTOBER 7, 2022 – Available now and for the entire month of October, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can read ‘Over in the Forest’, the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail.
Written by Marianne Berkes, ‘Over in the Forest’ takes readers on a journey throughout the forest, exploring the lives of beavers, deer, turtles, birds, and other woodland animals. With colourful illustrations, clever rhyming schemes and simple counting exercises, readers can play a fun game of hide-and-seek...
Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 01:15 PM
SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 – Come and Explore the Night Sky at Ken Reid Conservation Area with the Peterborough Astronomical Association on Saturday, October 1. From 7:30pm to 10:30pm, visitors can learn from stargazing experts and use telescopes to explore the galaxies while identifying stars, constellations, and other deep space objects for free as part of the Kawartha Fall Festival.
No previous stargazing experience is required to participate, and telescopes will be provided by the Peterborough Astronomical...