Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 11:48 AM
April 26 – Kawartha Conservation staff are launching an exciting four—year project to better understand, enhance and protect Lake Dalrymple.
Lake Dalrymple provides significant economic and environmental contributions to local communities, and once completed, this lake plan will help to keep this lake,...
Posted on Monday, April 26, 2021 09:50 AM
APRIL 26, 2021 – The City of Kawartha Lakes and Kawartha Conservation now have a newly-established tool to assist them in planning for future growth and development in the McLarens Creek watershed.
On Thursday afternoon, April 22nd the Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors endorsed and approved the updated McLaren Creek Flood Plain Mapping Study – part of a multi-year capital project undertaken on behalf of the City of Kawartha Lakes.
“Flood plain mapping helps to protect the people and...
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 12:32 PM
JANUARY 29, 2021 – Kawartha Conservation has launched a new, updated GIS-based mapping tool to help the public save time and also understand better whether their property is in a regulated area.
“We want to provide the watershed community with the tools they need to better understand and make informed decisions about their property,” explained Nancy Aspden, Coordinator, Environmental Programs/GIS Specialist with Kawartha Conservation. “This newly updated tool will allow individuals to...
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 12:18 PM
In December, the Pond Loop at Ken Reid was the site of the first Story Walk featuring the popular children’s book ‘The Snow Day’ by Jack Ezra Keats.
Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 01:15 PM
May 21, 2020 – In May 2000, a municipal well in Walkerton became contaminated with a deadly bacteria. Seven people including a child died due to the contamination, and many residents were left with severe long-term illnesses.
The Government of Ontario established a public inquiry into the drinking water tragedy, led by Justice Dennis O’Conner. He developed 121 recommendations that became the building blocks of today’s multi-barrier framework for drinking water protection in Ontario. It...