Posted on Monday, September 19, 2022 08:31 AM
September 19, 2022 – The countdown is on to the Kawartha Fall Festival and the line-up of family-friendly events keeps getting better and better.
“I am excited about this festival and for our community,” said Kawartha Lakes Mayor and Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors Chair, Andy Letham. “We know that the price of just about everything is going up and making it a lot harder for families, so to have an event like this where it is free for the whole family, it just takes the pressure...
Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 PM
SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 – Kawartha Conservation is inviting the public to a community tree planting event on Saturday, September 24 at the Carolyn Best Memorial Diamonds in Port Perry. Kicking off at 10am, participants will work together and with Kawartha Conservation staff to plant native trees and shrubs throughout the park, helping to make a positive contribution to the local environment.
Participants are welcome to stay for as long or as little as they are able, with the event concluding once the...
Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 09:05 AM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 – If you’re a property owner in the Townships of Scugog or Brock looking to undertake a project on your property that has the potential to positively impact water quality or ecosystem health, you may be eligible to receive funding and technical assistance through the Scugog Water Fund.
With applications now open and limited funding available, landowners within the eligible funding area are encouraged to review project eligibility guidelines and begin the application process as...
Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 08:51 AM
SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 – Visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can now read 'Leaf Man', the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail, for the entire month of September.
Written by Lois Ehlert, ‘Leaf Man’ is all about the wonders of autumn and the power of imagination. As leaves begin to turn beautiful shades of orange, red, and yellow, the cool, fall air scatters them across the landscape and creates patterns in nature. If you look closely, you might see a pile of leaves that looks like a...
Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 09:38 AM
SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 – The first-ever Kawartha Fall Festival will offer a week of free events for the whole family, kicking off on Saturday, October 1 and running through Monday, October 10 at Ken Reid Conservation Area.
“We’re thrilled to be able to offer this wonderful event to our entire community and visitors,” said Director of Stewardship and Conservation Lands, Kristie Virgoe. “Autumn is such a beautiful time to visit our conservation areas and spend time in nature and we thought...