Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 08:56 AM
SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 – Visitors to Windy Ridge Conservation Area, Pigeon River Headwaters and Durham East Cross Forest will all be contributing to the increasing maintenance and upkeep costs when a new paid parking system goes into effect September 16.
Visitors will be charged $4 per day plus HST, or $84.75 for an annual parking pass (a Seniors Annual Pass for those 65 and older is $67.80), with all payments made via mobile app. Purchasing one annual pass allows the permit holder to visit any of the...
Posted on Friday, September 02, 2022 09:00 AM
SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 – The Kawartha Conservation Foundation’s Explore Nature Challenge kicked off earlier this summer to a warm response from community members, local businesses, and nature enthusiasts alike. The challenge, running until Thanksgiving weekend, encourages participants, families, and friends to explore the trails of local conservation areas as part of a fundraising initiative to support capital projects at Ken Reid Conservation Area and beyond.
“The Explore Nature Challenge...
Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 09:00 AM
AUGUST 15, 2022 - Kawartha Conservation’s 2022 Native Plant Sale has opened for a limited time, offering a wide selection of low-cost native plant species while supplies last. With an expanded list of fall species and new kits available, this is the perfect opportunity for anybody to create, enhance or diversify their garden or shoreline before winter weather arrives.
Local landowners and gardening enthusiasts can choose from three options; the ‘Sun Lovers’ kit, the ‘Understory Oasis’ kit, and the...
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 09:15 AM
AUGUST 3, 2022 – Available now and for the entire month of August, visitors to Ken Reid Conservation Area can read ‘Plant the Tiny Seed’, the newly featured story along the Story Walk Trail.
Written by Christie Matheson, ‘Plant the Tiny Seed’ gets readers involved in the magic of planting seeds and watching them grow into beautiful, colourful flowers on each page. Wiggle your fingers, clap your hands, and take a walk through the forest as you grow tiny little seeds into a magnificent garden by the...
Posted on Friday, July 29, 2022 10:55 AM
JULY 29, 2022 – Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. is not only home to some award winning brews, a great restaurant and unmatched views of scenic Lock 34 of the Trent Severn Waterway, but it also continues to create a last legacy of environmental excellence through the sale of the Kawartha Summer Ale – an annual summer partnership with Kawartha Conservation.
The Kawartha Summer Ale, the unofficial beer of summer in the Kawarthas, is a popular limited edition beer sold on site at the Fenelon Falls Brewing...